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

Author/creator Burke, Patrick Lawrence
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Descriptionxiii, 314 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Table of contents only
Supplemental Content Contributor biographical information
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.
Local noteLittle-359530--305131065266
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [217]-289) and index.
LCCN 2007035580
ISBN9780226080710 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0226080714 (cloth : alk. paper)

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Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Music Music Stacks ML3508.8.N5 B87 2008 ✔ Available Place Hold

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