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Swing Shift: “All-Girl” Bands of the 1940s

Sherrie Tucker - Music - 2001 - 413 pages
Details the history of all-women's swing bands that toured extensively during World War II and after, providing first-hand accounts, archival research, and information on how ...
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Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen

Sherrie Tucker - History - 2014 - 408 pages
Open from 1942 until 1945, the Hollywood Canteen was the most famous of the patriotic home front nightclubs where civilian hostesses jitterbugged with enlisted men of the ...
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The Oxford Companion to Jazz

Bill Kirchner - Music - 2005 - 852 pages
A listener's guide to jazz brings together sixty essays on the history, performers, characteristics, and influence of jazz music.
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The Jazz Revolution: Twenties America and the Meaning of Jazz

Kathy J. Ogren - Social Science - 1992
Born of African rhythms, the spiritual "call and response," and other American musical traditions, jazz was by the 1920s the dominant influence on this country's popular music ...
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Blowin' Hot and Cool: Jazz and Its Critics

John Gennari - Music - 2010 - 494 pages
In the illustrious and richly documented history of American jazz, no figure has been more controversial than the jazz critic. Jazz critics can be revered or reviled—often ...
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The Language of Jazz

Neil Powell - Music - 2000 - 151 pages
The word "jazz" did not appear in print until around 1915 and was only grudgingly admitted into polite discourse.The Language of Jazzexplores the vocabulary that has grown up ...
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88: the Giants of Jazz Piano

Robert L. Doerschuk - Music - 2001 - 344 pages
(Book). This handsome, insightful hardcover volume delves deep into the music of 88 visionaries who have made an indelible mark on the world of jazz through their mastery of ...
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Jazz Cultures

David Ake - Music - 2002 - 236 pages
From its beginning, jazz has presented a contradictory social world: jazz musicians have worked diligently to erase old boundaries, but they have just as resolutely constructed ...
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Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema

Krin Gabbard - Music - 1996 - 350 pages
American cinema has long been fascinated by jazz and jazz musicians. Yet most jazz films aren't really about jazz. Rather, as Krin Gabbard shows, they create images of racial ...
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