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Title:
Paul Whiteman : pioneer in American music
Author:
Rayno, Don, 1955-
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
volumes : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. 1890-1930. "Don't miss the beat!" ; "Jazz it up! Jazz it up!" ; The "jazz classique" ; Jazz in the tea room ; Royal engagement ; Stairway to paradise ; The prince of wails ; An experiment in modern music ; Rhapsody on the road ; Cross-continental concerts ; Meet the boys! ; "Feed me, I'll do the rest!" ; A triumphant return ; Paramount productions ; From Goldkette to Whiteman ; A recording marathon ; Over to Columbia ; On the Old Gold special ; A cinematic extravaganza
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ISBN:
9780810845794
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML422.W4 R38 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

This is the first of a two-volume set that will serve as the definitive work on the life and music of this legendary jazz leader. Covering the early years from 1890 to 1930, the text will entertain and inform the reader about the exciting life of one of the major influencers of jazz music and also provide a nostalgic glimpse of what life was like during the Roaring Twenties.


Author Notes

Don Rayno is Director, Raleigh-Area Concerts of Prayer, Raleigh, North Carolina.


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