A pictorial history of jazz : people and places from New Orleans to modern jazz / by Orrin Keepnews and Bill Grauer, Jr.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York, NY : Crown Publishers, [1955]Description: 282 pages : black and white photographs ; 29 cmSubject(s): LOC classification:
  • ML 3561 .J3┬áK4 1955
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1. New Orleans joys -- 2. Original Dixieland one step -- 3. Stockyard strut -- 4. Dippermouth -- 5. Mr. Jelly Lord -- 6. Yonder comes the blues -- 7. Pitchin' boogie -- 8. Friars point shuffle -- 9. Bixology -- 10. Stomp off, let's go -- 11. Turn on the heat -- 12. Harlem strut -- 13. Cotton Club stomp -- 14. Kansas City shuffle -- 15. Swing, brother, swing -- 16. At the jazz band ball -- 17. Come back, sweet papa -- 18. Emperor Norton's hunch -- 19. Groovin' high -- 20. Artistry in rhythm -- 21. Things to come.
Summary: "This is the first encyclopedic picture story of jazz ever published. There have been histories of jazz before, but never anything like this big one with its wealth of rare and wonderful pictures ...." -- from the dust jacketSummary: "Orbin Keepnews and Bill Grauer, Jr., ... acknowledged authorities on jazz and jazz recordings. They are the editors of The Record Changer magazine, producers of the RCA 'X' records jazz reissue program, and they head their own record company, Riverside, a leading jazz label." -- from dust cover
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BOOKS BOOKS Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library General Stacks ML 3561 .J3 K4 1955 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not For Loan NPML21060036

Includes index (pages 280 -, 282)

Each chapter consists of a one page essay describing the period and place, followed by many pages of black and white photographs with captions. All picture sources are listed together on the page following the table of contents. There are 625 pictures in total, some never before published.

1. New Orleans joys -- 2. Original Dixieland one step -- 3. Stockyard strut -- 4. Dippermouth -- 5. Mr. Jelly Lord -- 6. Yonder comes the blues -- 7. Pitchin' boogie -- 8. Friars point shuffle -- 9. Bixology -- 10. Stomp off, let's go -- 11. Turn on the heat -- 12. Harlem strut -- 13. Cotton Club stomp -- 14. Kansas City shuffle -- 15. Swing, brother, swing -- 16. At the jazz band ball -- 17. Come back, sweet papa -- 18. Emperor Norton's hunch -- 19. Groovin' high -- 20. Artistry in rhythm -- 21. Things to come.

"This is the first encyclopedic picture story of jazz ever published. There have been histories of jazz before, but never anything like this big one with its wealth of rare and wonderful pictures ...." -- from the dust jacket

"Orbin Keepnews and Bill Grauer, Jr., ... acknowledged authorities on jazz and jazz recordings. They are the editors of The Record Changer magazine, producers of the RCA 'X' records jazz reissue program, and they head their own record company, Riverside, a leading jazz label." -- from dust cover

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