ISBN-10:
0226215172
ISBN-13:
9780226215174
Pub. Date:
10/28/1999
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Swingin' the Dream: Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture / Edition 2

Swingin' the Dream: Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture / Edition 2

by Lewis A. Erenberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226215174
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Edition description: 1
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Pt. 1: From Jazz to Swing, 1929-1935
1: Just One More Chance: The Fall of the Jazz Age and the Rise of Swing, 1929-1935
Pt. 2: Now they Call it Swing, 1935-1942
2: The Crowd Goes Wild: The Youth Culture of Swing
3: Swing Is Here: Benny Goodman and the Triumph of American Music
4: News from the Great Wide World: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Black Swing Bands
5: Swing Left: The Politics of Race and Culture in the Swing Era
6: The City of Swing: New York and the Dance Band Business in Black and White
Pt. 3: Culture Noir, 1942-1954
7: Swing Goes to War: Glenn Miller and the Popular Music of World War II
8: The War in Jazz
9: Coda and Conclusion: Red Scares and Head Scares
Notes
Index

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