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Trumpet blues : the life of Harry James

Author: Peter J Levinson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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"Swing is back in style, and with it a renewed interest in the Big Band Era. And few players dominated that era more than Harry James, whose soaring trumpet solos and romantic hit tunes influenced popular music for a generation. Now, Peter J. Levinson, who knew Harry James personally, has written a revealing biography of this jazz icon, based on nearly 200 interviews with musicians and friends."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levinson, Peter J.
Trumpet blues.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)639354917
Named Person: Harry James; Harry James
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Levinson
ISBN: 0195110307 9780195110302
OCLC Number: 40610134
Description: xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Everette and Maybelle --
2. Louise and Ben --
3. The Kingdom of Swing --
4. Ciribiribin --
5. You Made Me Love You --
6. Trees, The Legs, and The Lip --
7. Hollywood Royalty --
8. The In-Between Years --
9. Back to Basie --
10. I Don't Want to Walk Without You.
Responsibility: Peter Levinson.
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"The surprise page-turner of the year is Peter Levinson's life of the swing-era star Harry James."--Gary Giddins, The Washington Post Book World"Encyclopedic and engaging...Harry James, his fabled Read more...

 
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