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With more than 500 pictures, and extensive entries on more than 350 orchestras, this complete coverage of black and white bands—from the almost-forgotten Basie, Ellington, Miller, Shaw, and Dorsey—will prompt memories and establish important facts about a glorious era of jazz and popular music. Forewords by Les Brown and Harry James and an index with more than 6,000 names bracket a book that should be part of any music library.

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"With more than 500 pictures, and extensive entries on more than 350 orchestras, this complete coverage of black and white bands—from the almost-forgotten Basie, Ellington, Miller, Shaw, and Dorsey—wil"

About the Author

Leo Walker played trumpet in several Midwest territory bands of the '30s. For ten years he operated his own booking agency in Hollywood where he specialized in handling big bands. A former president of the Hollywood Press Club, he is the author of The Wonderful Era of the Great Dance Bands, and founder of the Big Band Academy of America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306803451
Designed:
James, Harry
Designed:
Brown, Les
Designed by:
James, Harry
Designed:
James, Harry
Author:
Walker, Leo
Author:
Brown, Les
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
History, reference and criticism
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
Chamber
Subject:
Big bands
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Big bands -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Music - Jazz
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
4 Supplementum
Publication Date:
19890331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 35 oz

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