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Experiencing big band jazz : a listener's companion / Jeff Sultanof

Sultanoff, Jeff, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Listener's companion
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scott County PL - Scottsburg 784.4 SUL (Text) 35830801892935 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442242425
  • ISBN: 1442242426
  • ISBN: (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xxv, 207 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index
Formatted Contents Note:
Series editor's foreward; Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Timeline -- Some technical terms -- 1 The Earliest Days -- 2 The First era -- 3 Interlude -- 4 The Explosion of the swing Era -- 5 The War and the recording ban -- 6 The singers take over the popular music scene -- 7 Rebirth and diversity -- 8 Toward a concert ensemble -- 9 Limitless possibilities -- suggested readings and personal interviews -- Recorded sources and further listening -- Name index -- Song index -- About the author
Summary, etc.:
Jeff Sultanof takes a fresh look at big band jazz, examining why the big band era started when it did, how pop music and big bands evolved in response to one another, and the key roles played by well-known band leaders and the bands they led
Subject: Big band music > History and criticism

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