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Rifftide : the life and opinions of Papa Jo Jones

Author: Jo Jones; Albert Murray; Paul Devlin
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
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The life and times of Papa Jo Jones, gifted raconteur and one of the greatest drummers in the history of jazz


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011008394
Named Person: Jo Jones
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Jones; Albert Murray; Paul Devlin
ISBN: 9780816673001 0816673004 9780816673018 0816673012
OCLC Number: 897052030
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 172 s.) illustrations
Contents: ContentsEditor's PrefaceIntroduction: The Musical Life of Papa Jo JonesPaul DevlinRifftideI Have Had a Varied LifeCan't Nobody Tell Me One Inch about Show BusinessThe Count Basie InstitutionThey Said the Negro Would Never Be FreeMy Thirst after Knowledge Will Never CeasePeople I've Rubbed Elbows WithI Often Wondered Why I Was Such a Strange FellaAfterword: The Persistence of Papa Jo JonesPhil SchaapEditor's NotesIndex
Responsibility: Papa Jo Jones as told to Albert Murray ; edited by Paul Devlin ; afterword by Phil Schaap


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"Jo Jones, an elegant, swinging dude, always had a style of his own. When he was with us, you could hear him, feel him-everything was right there." -Count Basie "I first met Jo Jones at the RKO Read more...

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