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Título: Some Hustling This ! - Taking Jazz to the ...
Editorial: Mercury Pub.
Año de publicación: 2005
Encuadernación: Soft cover
Condición del libro: New
Edición: 1st Edition
2005 paperback book, First Printing. BRAND NEW from 2005 publisher. Never opened, Never owned, Never marked, Never read. 207 pages, illustrated with 6 pages of glossy black & white photographs. Book size 6" wide x 8" tall x 1/2" thick. This excellent book on Jazz music is a narrative of first encounters, notable events and significant figures in the internationalization of jazz. Framed by drummer Louis Mitchell's 15 year sojourn in London and Paris, it is the story of American musicians who took jazz in its formative stages to the world - Mitchell, Billy Arnold, Sidney Bechet, Arthur Briggs, Jack Carter, James Reese Europe, Jelly Roll Morton, Benny Peyton, Hughes Pollard, Danny Polo, Valada Snow, Dave Tough, Teddy Weatherford, Frank Withers, Sam Wooding, and many others - pioneering figures who in most cases have been lost to jazz history simply by virtue of leaving home when they did, in many instances never to return . It is a story of hope, escape and wanderlust, success, infamy and tragedy. Mark Miller is a writer and critic. He has written several other books about jazz, and served as the jazz critic for the Globe and Mail from 1978 to 2005, and also contributed to The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and other popular and scholarly publictions on the music genre. The photos are from the teens and 1920s, including of Billy Arnold's American Novelty Jazz Band, in London, in 1920. Sections on Louis Mitchell and the Southern Symphony Quintette, The Seven Spades, The Creole Band, Minstrelsy, The Clef Club Dixieland Jass Band, Sidney Bechet, The Scrap Iron Jazz Band, Willie the Lion Smith, The Pensacola Kid, Mazie Mullins, and many many more. " Some Hustling This ! : Taking Jazz to the World 1914 - 1929 " . by Mark Miller . published by Mercury Press, Toronto, in English only, 2005 paperback book First Printing *** Secure packing for Safe delivery, since 1965 *** 6 x 8 x 1/2 ". N° de ref. de la librería 6421a
Some Hustling This!:Taking Jazz to the World, 1914-1929 is a narrative of first encounters, notable events, and significant figures in the internationalization of jazz. The narrative is framed by Louis Mitchell’s career abroad, beginning with his first trip as a drummer with the Southern Symphony Quintette to London in 1914 and concluding with his final attempt as an entrepreneur to operate a nightclub in Paris in 1929. The 15 years of Mitchell’s European sojourn encompassed the Jazz Age, which has been dated from around the time of the end of the First World War in November 1918 to the New York stock market crash of October 1929. Some Hustling This! is the story of the young men and women who took jazz in its formative stages to the world— a story of hope, escape, and wanderlust, success, infamy, and tragedy.
Biografía del autor:
Mark Miller has been a writer?journalist, critic, author, historian?and photographer in the field of music, specifically jazz, for more than thirty-five years. He is the author of ten books, and served from 1978 to 2005 as the jazz columnist for ?Canada?s National Newspaper,? the Globe & Mail. He has also written for Coda Magazine, Down Beat, The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, Saturday Night, and several other popular and scholarly publications. Miller has been described as ?the dean of Canadian jazz journalists? (The Jazz Report) and is often praised for the clarity of his writing and the depth of his research. He lives in Toronto.
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