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Jazz on the road : Don Albert's musical life

Author: Christopher Wilkinson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press ; Chicago : Center for Black Music Research, ©2001.
Series: Music of the African diaspora, 3.
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An exploration of the life and music of Don Albert, a jazz musician born in New Orleans in 1908. In addition to providing an account of the daily life of working musicians on the road, this book  Read more...


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Named Person: Don Albert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Wilkinson
ISBN: 0520225406 9780520225404 0520229835 9780520229839
OCLC Number: 925683559
Description: xvi, 290 s. : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: PREFACE 1. A Musical Education in Creole New Orleans 2. West to Texas, the Southwest Frontier of Jazz: 1926-29 3 Recording for Okeh and Brunswick: 1928-29 4 Don Albert, Southwest Territory Bandlcadcr: 1929-33 5 Expanding the Territory: 1933-34 6 To New York City and Back: 1935-36 7 "America's Greatest Swing Band" Records for Vocalion: 1936 8 A National Band from the Southwest: 1937-39 9 The Band's Final Year: 1940 203 10 From Bandleader to Businessman: 1940-48 211 ll The Second Keyhole, and a Fight tor Social Justice: 1949-60 231 12 Closing the Circle: 1960-80 245 ESSAY ON SOURCES WORKS CITED INDEX
Series Title: Music of the African diaspora, 3.
Responsibility: Christopher Wilkinson.


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