Come in and hear the truth : jazz and race on 52nd Street / Patrick Burke

Author(s): Burke, Patrick Lawrence
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Subjects: Jazz--New York (State)--New York--1931-1940--History and criticism
Jazz--New York (State)--New York--1941-1950--History and criticism
Music and race
Fifty-second Street (New York, N.Y.)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
LC Classification: M, ML
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
Ch. 1. First for the Musicians, Then for the World: The Birth of Swing Street 13
Ch. 2. Let's Have a Jubilee: 52nd Street Goes Commercial 33
Ch. 3. Here Comes the Man with the Jive: Stuff Smith 60
Ch. 4. A Little Law and Order in My Music: The John Kirby Sextet and Maxine Sullivan 89
Ch. 5. Swingin' Down That Lane: 52nd Street at the Height of the Swing Era 112
Ch. 6. Making It into the Big Time: Count Basie, Joe Marsala, and "Mixed" Bands 134
Ch. 7. This Conglomeration of Colors: Bebop Comes to Swing Street 155
Ch. 8. Apples and Oranges: 52nd Street and the Jazz War 180
Conclusion: Long May It Be Remembered 201
Appendix. Chronology of 52nd Street Clubs 207
Notes 217
Index 291
Notes: LCCN: 2007035580
ISBN: 9780226080710 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0226080714 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-289) and index
Contents: First for the musicians, then for the world : the birth of Swing Street -- Let's have a jubilee : 52nd Street goes commercial -- Here comes the man with the jive : Stuff Smith -- A little law and order in my music : the John Kirby Sextet and Maxine Sullivan -- Swingin' down that lane : 52nd Street at the height of the swing era -- Making it into the big time : Count Basie, Joe Marsala, and "mixed" bands -- This conglomeration of colors : bebop comes to Swing Street -- Apples and oranges : 52nd Street and the jazz war
Physical Description: xiii, 314 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 168718651
ISBN/ISSN: 9780226080710
0226080714

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