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Jazz in Britain

Author: David Boulton; Chris Barber
Publisher: London : Jazz Book Club, by arrangement with W.H. Allen, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Jazz Book Club edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Discographies
Discography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Boulton; Chris Barber
OCLC Number: 2732782
Description: 206 pages : illustrations, 8 pages of plates ; 21 cm
Contents: I. Four decades of jazz in Britain : The background ; Jazz in Caricature ; Curtain up ; Decline and revival ; Revival and decline ; The swing of the pendulum ; Fire from the ashes of swing ; Loose ends --
II. Table talk : What is jazz? ; The Englishness of English jazz ; "Trad." and "mod." ; The field of pseudo-jazz ; Skiffle ; The future of jazz --
III. British bands today --
IV. Appendices : Early ideas on the origin of the word "jazz", some notes with reference to morality and dancing ; Jazz magazines, the press ; Books on jazz.
Responsibility: by David Boulton ; foreword by Chris Barber.

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