Stride!: Fats, Jimmy, Lion, Lamb, and All the Other Ticklers

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Scarecrow Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Music - 237 pages
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This text traces the stride piano style from its roots in minstrel shows and ragtime, through the contributions of itinerant entertainers, to its joyful birth in Harlem, where it became known as Harlem piano.

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Contents

Dancing into Jazz
1
Before Stride
7
Ragginthe Scale
13
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

John L. Fell (Ph.D., New York University) is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University. His articles and reviews have appeared in Film Quarterly and the Village Voice, and he is the author of numerous books on film including Film and the Narrative Tradition (University of California Press). The lateTerkild Vinding was trained at Copenhagen University's Medical School, where he specialized in psychiatry. He was a trained pianist, music collector, jazz enthusiast, and researcher, and counted a host of jazz artists among his friends.

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