Florence Mills: Harlem Jazz Queen

Florence Mills: Harlem Jazz Queen

by Bill Egan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810850071
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Series: Studies in Jazz Series , #48
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Bill Egan is an Irish-born citizen of Australia and has pursued a lifelong interest in jazz and African American culture.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Dedication Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Editor's Foreword Chapter 4 Preface Chapter 5 Introduction Chapter 6 Abbreviations Chapter 7 1. Young Florence Chapter 8 2. Out in the World Chapter 9 3. The Rocky Road to Fame Chapter 10 4. Shufflin' to the Top Chapter 11 5. Transatlatic Star Chapter 12 6. Dixie Dreams Chapter 13 7. The Great White Way Chapter 14 8. A Blackbird Takes Wing Chapter 15 9. Looking for a Bluebird in Europe Chapter 16 10. Black Birds of 1927 Chapter 17 11. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Chapter 18 12. Bye Bye Blackbird Chapter 19 13. Florence Mills: A Reappraisal Chapter 20 Appendix 1: Black Beauty Chapter 21 Appendix 2: Other Commemorative Items Chapter 22 Bibliography Chapter 23 Index Chapter 24 About the Author

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