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Jazz Musicians of the Early Years, to 1945

David Dicaire - Music - 2003 - 329 pages
The story of the first roughly half century of jazz is really the story of some of the greatest musicians of all time. Scott Joplin, Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller ...
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Drummin' Men : The Heartbeat of Jazz The Swing Years: The Heartbeat of Jazz ...

Burt Korall - Music - 2002 - 400 pages
In the 1930s swing music was everywhere--on radio, recordings, and in the great ballrooms, hotels, theatres, and clubs. Perhaps at no other time were drummers more central to ...
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The World of Swing

Stanley Dance - Music - 2001 - 436 pages
Now available for a new generation of swing enthusiasts, reissued to coincide with the release of "The World of Swing" CD from Columbia/Legacy, this monumental history of big ...
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Swingin' the Dream: Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture

Lewis A. Erenberg - Music - 1999 - 344 pages
During the 1930s, swing bands combined jazz and popular music to create large-scale dreams for the Depression generation, capturing the imagination of America's young people ...
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