Manhattan's Musical Heritage (Postcard History Series)

Manhattan's Musical Heritage (Postcard History Series)

by Tara Preston, Frank J. Esposito
     
 


Manhattan is an important site in the evolution of all the major innovations in American music, ranging from vaudeville and big bands to folk music, modern jazz, and rock and roll. Manhattan's Musical Heritage, a fascinating postcard history, takes readers on a journey back in time and place to the scenes of seminal musical events and performances. Individual…  See more details below

Overview


Manhattan is an important site in the evolution of all the major innovations in American music, ranging from vaudeville and big bands to folk music, modern jazz, and rock and roll. Manhattan's Musical Heritage, a fascinating postcard history, takes readers on a journey back in time and place to the scenes of seminal musical events and performances. Individual musical greats from Al Jolson to John Lennon are featured, as this book details the locations forever associated with their lives and careers. Armchair travelers and those who enjoy walks in the streets of Manhattan will find this volume useful in discovering the amazing musical history of this special place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738544502
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Postcard History Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Authors Tara Preston and Frank J. Esposito--father and daughter--have created an exciting postcard history of music in Manhattan. Esposito is a distinguished service professor of history and former interim president of Kean University. Preston is the associate publisher of Pro Sound News, a news and business publication for the professional audio industry published by CMP Entertainment Media.

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