The birth of bebop : a social and musical history / Scott DeVeaux

Author(s): DeVeaux, Scott Knowles
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Subjects: Bop (Music)--History and criticism
Jazz--1931-1940--History and criticism
Jazz--1941-1950--History and criticism
Music--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1997
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xv, 572 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Stylistic Evolution or Social Revolution? 1
Pt. 1. College of Music: Coleman Hawkins and the Swing Era
1. Progress and the Bean 35
2. The Making of a Virtuoso 72
3. Out of Step with Swing 116
Pt. 2. Professionals After Hours: Young Black Musicians in the 1940s
4. Spitballs and Tricky Riffs 167
5. The Jazzman's True Academy 202
6. Wartime Highs - and Lows 236
Pt. 3. Taking Advantage of the Disadvantages: Bop Meets the Market
7. Showcasing the Real Stuff 273
8. The Rush to Record 295
9. Eckstine and Herman: A Contrast in Fortunes 318
10. Short Stay in the Sun 364
Epilogue: Unfinished Business 437
Notes 451
Selected Bibliography 521
Recordings Cited 535
Index 545
Notes: LCCN: 96046887 /MN
ISBN: 0520205790
Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-534), discographical references (p. 535-544), and index
OCLC Number: 35701262
ISBN/ISSN: 0520205790