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Stomping the Blues (Da Capo Paperback)

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Publisher Comments:

This study of the blues by one of Americas premier essayists and novelists will change old attitudes about a tradition that continues to feed the very heart of popular music—a blues that dances, shakes, shimmies, and exchanges bad news for stomping, rollicking, pulse-quickening good times.

Synopsis:

The legendary study of the blues by one of America's premier writers and critics.

About the Author

Albert Murray was born in Alabama in 1916. A cultural critic, biographer, essayist, and novelist, he has taught at several colleges, including Colgate and Barnard, and his works include The Omni-Americans, South to a Very Old Place(nominated for a National Book Award), The Hero and the Blues, and Trading Twelve: The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray. He has also won the ASCAP–Deems Taylor Award for Stomping the Blues.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306803628
Author:
Murray, Albert
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
United States?
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Blues
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
History, reference and criticism
Subject:
Blues (music)
Subject:
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Blues
Subject:
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music-Blues and Rhythm and Blues
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
138
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 12.8 oz

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