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Author Magee, Jeffrey, 1961-
Title The uncrowned king of swing : Fletcher Henderson and big band jazz / Jeffrey Magee.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Music - Books  ML422.H44 M34 2005    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 322 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography "Henderson's arrangements for Benny Goodman": p. [245]-271.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-300), discography (p. [301]-303), and index.
Contents Out of the jazz tradition -- A new Negro from the old South -- The "Paul Whiteman of the race" -- Inside the strain : the advent of Don Redman -- A New Orleans trumpeter in a New York band -- A paradox of the race? -- Beyond the ballroom -- Connie's Inn orchestra -- Playing in the mud -- Building the kingdom of swing -- Never say "Never again".
Subject Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Related To Online version: Magee, Jeffrey, 1961- Uncrowned king of swing. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005 (OCoLC)639549439
ISBN 0195090225 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780195090222 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780195340655 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195340655 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 54530062