RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 630115799 LA English UL http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?AAMR;1534789 T1 That's got 'em! the life and music of Wilbur C. Sweatman A1 Berresford, Mark., PB University Press of Mississippi PP Jackson YR 2010 SN 9781604733716 1604733713 9781604730999 1604730994 AB Wilbur C. Sweatman (1882-1961) is one of the most important, yet unheralded, African. American musicians involved in the transition of ragtime into jazz in the early twentieth. century. In That's Got 'Em!, Mark Berresford tracks this energetic pioneer over a. seven-decade career. His talent transformed every genre of black music before the. advent of rock and roll?"pickaninny" bands, minstrelsy, circus sideshows, vaudeville. (both black and white), night clubs, and cabarets. Sweatman was the first African. American musician to be offered a long-term recording contract, and he dazzle.