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Jelly roll : a blues

Author: Kevin Young
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a collection of poetry inspired by the rhythms of the blues, the poet blends traditional lyric diction with African American idiom to create such verses as "Stride Piano," Gutbucket," and "Can-Can."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Young, Kevin.
Jelly roll.
New York : Knopf, 2003
(DLC) 2002070935
(OCoLC)49737128
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Young
OCLC Number: 70769492
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for National Book Awards (Poetry) 2003
Commended for L.A. Times Book Prize (Poetry) 2003
Description: 1 online resource ([xiv], 190 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Cakewalk --
Dixieland --
Siren --
Rhythm & blues --
Shimmy --
Zoot --
Etude --
Ditty --
Ragtime --
Jingle --
Boogie-woogie --
Gutbucket --
Field song --
Cheer --
Blue movie --
Jook --
Summer song --
Overture --
Jitterbug --
Early blues --
Fantasia --
Aubade --
Blackbottom --
Nones --
Boogaloo --
Mic check --
Tune --
Can-can --
Boasts --
Song of smoke --
Swing --
Stride piano --
Prelude --
Errata --
Nocturne --
2. Break --
Cantata: Recitative --
Aria --
Chorus --
Duet --
Blues --
Jive --
Rhapsody --
Sorrow song --
Vespers --
Player piano --
Harvest song --
Foxtrot --
Reed song --
Country) & western) --
Riff --
Bluegrass --
Disaster movie theme music --
Madrigal --
Drum talk --
Calypso --
Gumbo --
Encore --
Locomotive songs --
Autumn song --
Busking --
Doo wop --
Banjo --
Funk --
Sleepwalking psalms: Every day since --
The television we bought --
Soon I'll thank you --
Sometimes I feel like the stargazers --
When I said I didn't mind --
Stumbling home --
There are no more saints --
I love you the way a liar loves --
Barbeque dreams --
These days so hot you forget --
Chorale --
Torch song --
Fish story --
Jubilee --
Suite --
3. Envoy --
Scherzo --
Ramble --
Anthem --
Tacit --
Honky tonk --
Saxophone solo --
Slide guitar --
Plainsong --
Lyre --
Requiem --
Dirge --
Deep song --
Evensong --
Opera --
Evensong --
Opera --
Song of sowing --
Rock --
Interlude --
& roll --
Mood --
Instrumental --
Pastorale --
Vows --
Muzak --
Hero --
Song of solstice --
Coda --
Parlor song --
Intermezzo --
Threnody --
cotillion --
Late blues --
Litany --
Elegy, Niagara Falls.
Responsibility: Kevin Young.
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In a collection of poetry inspired by the rhythms of the blues, the poet blends traditional lyric diction with African American idiom to create such verses as "Stride Piano," Gutbucket," and "Can-Can."

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