Voices of the Jazz Age: Profiles of Eight Vintage Jazzmen

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University of Illinois Press, 1992 - Music - 255 pages
Sam Wooding, Benny Waters, Bix Beiderbecke, Joe Tarto, Bud Freeman, Jimmy McPartland, Freddie Moore and Jabbo Smith: Chip Deffaa has interviewed all but Bix, whose last months we learn about from never-before-published letters to his family
 

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Contents

Bringing Big Band Jazz to Europe
1
Hot Jazz Uptown
28
An Appreciation
52
New York Jazz
106
Hear That Music
115
The Austin High Gang
150
Keep the Customers Happy
174
Elusive Genius
188
Notes
218
A Guide to Further Listening
231
Selected Bibliography
235
Index
239
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