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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to The Big Bands.   

Swing, Swing, Swing: The Life & Times of Benny Goodman

Ross Firestone - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 522 pages
Before Elvis and rock & roll, Benny Goodman--the King of Swing--ruled American popular music. In this intimate biography, Firestone illuminates Goodman's enormous impact on ...
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The Wonderful Era of the Great Dance Bands

Leo Walker - Dance orchestras - 1964 - 315 pages
The story of the "big band" era in America, told by a man who was part of it. Profusely illustrated.
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Benny Goodman and the Swing Era

James Lincoln Collier - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1989 - 404 pages
Traces the rags-to-riches career of the clarinetist and his role in popularizing jazz music in the post-Depression 1930s, assesses his elusive personality, and reevaluates ...
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Black beauty, white heat: a pictorial history of classic jazz, 1920-1950

Frank Driggs, Harris Lewine - Music - 1982 - 360 pages
An outline of the development of jazz is accompanied by photographs of musicians ranging from Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet to Charlie Parker and Miles Davis
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Rhythm Man: Fifty Years in Jazz

Steve Jordan, Tom Scanlan - Music - 1993 - 176 pages
A lively account of the jazz world through the eyes of rhythm guitarist Steve Jordan.
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In the Mainstream: 18 Portraits in Jazz

Chip Deffaa - Music - 1992 - 390 pages
18 profiles of lively contributors to jazz and popular music.
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Bands, Booze And Broads

Sheila Tracy - Music - 2011 - 320 pages
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