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A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

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From the first raucous chorus to the aftermath of Katrina, the saga of the Big Easy's signature music
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Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

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From the first raucous chorus to the aftermath of Katrina, the saga of the Big Easy's signature music
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578068982
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Series: American Made Music Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 952,816
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Samuel Charters, eminent historian of jazz and blues music, is author of the award-winning The Roots of the Blues and numerous other titles. A resident of Storrs, Connecticut, and Stockholm, Sweden, he is also a Grammy-winning record producer, musician, poet, and fiction writer and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     xi
Counting Off the Beat: An Introduction     3
A City like No Other     9
People, Faces     23
A Society to Itself     43
Papa Jack's Boys     64
The Other Side of Town     79
On the Circuit     97
"Jass"     111
The First Sensational Musical Novelty of 1917!     126
Some Record!     141
Southern Stomps     158
Rhythm Kings     180
Mister Jelly     201
Bouncing Around     220
Out to the Halfway House     238
Kings of New Orleans     258
The Tiger's Paw     273
The Prodigal     287
Jazz Nights     299
Glories, Remembered     314
Revival Days     332
Struttin'     354
Notes     363
Bibliography     370
Index     373

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