Jazz Anecdotes Second Time Around

ISBN-10: 0195187954
ISBN-13: 9780195187953
Edition: 2nd 2005
Authors: Bill Crow
List price: $19.99
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Description: This second edition will feature new anecdotes involving Benny Goodman, Billy Taylor, Jackie Gleason, Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and many more as well as a new foreword by Crow. "Read this somewhere where you're not afraid to be seen laughing  More...

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List price: $19.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.91" wide x 5.31" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

This second edition will feature new anecdotes involving Benny Goodman, Billy Taylor, Jackie Gleason, Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and many more as well as a new foreword by Crow. "Read this somewhere where you're not afraid to be seen laughing out loud....Everyone should be able to find something to like in this rich collection"--Library Journal "A scintillating omnium gathering of jazz talk." --Washington Post "Guarantees up to a thousand laughs...recommended withoutreservation."--Los Angeles Times "The intense sociological hothouse that was the jazz and commercial music world has cooled down greatly over the years, but it's important to have books like this to remind us how exciting and invigorating those days were....Don't let it slip by."--Allegro

Wild Scenes
The Word "Jazz"
Beginnings
Inventions
Pianos
Teachers and Students
Stage Fright
Reading Music
Hiring and Firing
Managers, Agents, and Bosses
On the Road
Arrangers and Arrangements
Cutting Contests
52nd Street
Jazz Records
Jazz on the Air
The Well-dressed Jazz Musician
Prejudice
Songs
Goofs
Pranks
The Put-on
Good Lines
Nicknames
Louis Armstrong
Bessie Smith
Bix Beiderbecke
Thomas "Fats" Waller
Eddie Condon
Pee Wee Russell
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Benny Goodman
Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young
Art Tatum and His Children
Joe Venuti
Tommy Dorsey
Lionel Hampton
Charlie Parker
John Birks Gillespie
Charles Mingus
Zoot Sims and Al Cohn
Miles Davis and John Coltrane
Jokes
Acknowledgments
Index

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