Artie Shaw: His Life and Music

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Bloomsbury Academic, Feb 12, 2004 - Social Science - 224 pages
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Artie Shaw led one of America's most accomplished big bands during the 1930s and 1940s, and has sold over 100 million records. An enigmatic figure, Shaw frequently tired of the music business, often forsaking it for extended periods. This study offers a narrative account and analytical assessment of the achievements and concerns of this hugely important musician.

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Sonny Rollins and Artie Shaw are both standout figures in the jazz pantheon, and these two entries in Continuum's "Bayou Jazz Lives" series attempt to appraise their recorded output. A staff writer ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Perspectives on Swing
17
The Search for Identity
41
Copyright

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John White is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Education in the Department of Educational Foundations and Policy Studies at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

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