Benny Goodman and the Swing Era

Benny Goodman and the Swing Era

Author: James Lincoln Collier

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: UOM:39015014997822

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 404

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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 dozens of his landmark recordings
Benny Goodman and the Swing Era
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: James Lincoln Collier
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

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 dozens of his landmark recordings
The Swing Era
Language: en
Pages: 944
Authors: Gunther Schuller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-12-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Here is the book jazz lovers have eagerly awaited, the second volume of Gunther Schuller's monumental The History of Jazz. When the first volume, Early Jazz, appeared two decades ago, it immediately established itself as one of the seminal works on American music. Nat Hentoff called it "a remarkable breakthrough
The Big Band Reader
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: William Emmett Studwell, Mark Baldin
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Take a walk down memory lane with The Big Band Reader! Benny Goodman, Cab Calloway, Count Basie, The Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington, and Glenn Miller were musical masters of their eras, enchanting and romancing audiences with their timeless classics. Relive these wonderful songs and memories through The Big Band Reader:
The Later Swing Era, 1942 to 1955
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Lawrence McClellan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Presents a history and critique of Swing music from the World War II years up to the post-World War II era, including such musicians as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Stan Kenton, and Billie Holiday.
Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Charles River Editors
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-26 - Publisher: Independently Published

*Includes pictures *Includes a bibliography for further reading Sprightly swing music spills across the dimly lit club. The grayish curtains of cigarette smoke part every once in a while to reveal a sparkling stage and tables upon tables of patrons, some incurably inebriated and others high on the fast-paced nightlife.