The Da Capo Jazz and Blues Lover's Guide to the U.S.

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Da Capo Press, Oct 10, 2007 - Music - 496 pages
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Where did Charlie Parker first play with Dizzy Gillespie? What are the coolest clubs in Chicago? Which city has the largest jazz museum? Where is Howlin’ Wolf buried? The answers can be found in The Da Capo Jazz and Blues Lover's Guide to the U.S., an insiders look at all the places where jazz and blues live, from national clubs to unmarked holes in the wall, in twenty-five cities and the Mississippi Delta. With the most up-to-date listings for festivals, historic theaters, record stores, and radio stations-plus anecdotes from club owners and musicians—this is the essential "where-to" for jazz and blues fans everywhere.
 

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The jazz and blues lover's guide to the U. S.: with more than 900 hot clubs, cool joints, landmarks, and legends from boogie-woogie to bop and beyond

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This unique annotated directory of 900 jazz and blues landmarks covers 25 U.S. cities while summarizing many of the music's major and minor figures. For nightclub listings, though, it's a snapshot of ... Read full review

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Christiane Bird is the author of "The Jazz & Blues Lover's Guide to the U.S." & a coauthor of "Below the Line: Living Poor in America". A graduate of Yale University & former travel writer for the "Daily News", she lives in New York City.

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