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: 919
Authors: Gunther Schuller
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: History of Jazz

Focuses on the period in American musical history from 1930 to 1945 when jazz was synonymous with America's popular music.
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.
The Guide to United States Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 1010
Authors: William Labov, Ray Broadus Browne, Pat Browne
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Popular Press

"To understand the history and spirit of America, one must know its wars, its laws, and its presidents. To really understand it, however, one must also know its cheeseburgers, its love songs, and its lawn ornaments. The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide to