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Jazz and the era of swing

J. Louis Maddox

Jazz and the era of swing

by J. Louis Maddox

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Published by J.L. Maddox in [Pittsburgh?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Jazz -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby J. Louis Maddox.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3508 .M25 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 leaves :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2906282M
      LC Control Number84135847

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The Swing Era focuses on that extraordinary period in American musical history to when jazz was synonymous with America's popular music, its social dances and musical entertainment. The book's thorough scholarship, critical perceptions, and great love and respect for jazz puts this well-remembered era of American music into new and revealing perspective/5(50).

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Swing, in music, both the rhythmic impetus of jazz music and a specific jazz idiom prominent between about and the mids—years sometimes called the swing era.

Swing music has a compelling momentum that results from musicians’ attacks and accenting in relation to fixed beats. Swing rhythms. Just for Fun: Swing Jazz Mandolin is designed for your total enjoyment. Each featured song is arranged in the authentic early jazz-era style, simplified just enough to keep it fun and easy, yet musically very satisfying.

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pp. New York: Oxford University Press. $ Huge and imposing, Gunther .ISBN The swing era (also frequently referred to as the "big band era") was the period (–) when big band swing music was the most popular music in the United States.

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