The early swing era, 1930 to 1941 / Dave Oliphant

Author(s): Oliphant, Dave
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Subjects: Jazz--1931-1940--History and criticism
Swing (Music)--History and criticism
Jazz musicians--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiv, 464 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
1. Precursors to and the Birth of Big-Band Swing 1
2. The Name Black Bands 39
Fletcher Henderson 40
Bennie Moten and Count Basie 53
Duke Ellington 65
Jimmie Lunceford 78
3. The Name White Bands 97
Benny Goodman 97
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey 112
Artie Shaw 123
Glenn Miller 132
4. Other Black Bands 147
Louis Armstrong 147
Luis Russell 156
Chick Webb 161
Earl "Fatha" Hines 167
Cab Calloway 177
Andy Kirk 195
Lionel Hampton 209
Erskine Hawkins 217
Boots Douglas 226
Oran "Hot Lips" Page 232
Benny Carter 237
Jay McShann 247
5. Other White Bands 263
Paul Whiteman 264
Casa Loma Orchestra 274
Bunny Berigan 280
The Bob Crosby Orchestra 287
Charlie Barnet 296
Gene Krupa 303
Harry James 309
6. The Small Swing Groups 325
Coleman Hawkins 326
Jack Teagarden 331
Benny Goodman 337
Billie Holiday 343
Lester Young 349
Fats Waller 356
Milton Brown 361
Summa Cum Laude, et al. 367
Duke Ellington 381
Roy Eldridge and Buster Smith 386
A to Z 397
Selected Bibliography 429
Index 433
Notes: LCCN: 2001050119
ISBN: 0313305358 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-431) and index
OCLC Number: 47957585
ISBN/ISSN: 0313305358