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6 edition of Swingin" the Dream found in the catalog.

Swingin" the Dream

Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture

by Lewis A. Erenberg

  • 20 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Jazz,
  • Light orchestral, dance & big band music,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • USA,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Music / Jazz

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9497669M
    ISBN 100226215172
    ISBN 109780226215174

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigationPages: Recorded on Aug VAN GELDER STEREO. As noted in the book "Blue Note Records, A Guide For Identifying Original Pressings" by Frederick Cohen from the New York based Jazz Record Center, the 1st pressing of this stereo version of the album has the Van Gelder and Stereo stamp in the dead wax, including the "ear" shaped P of the Plastylite /5(6).

      Swingin’ with Zadie Smith. Zadie Smith is the writer who likes to say she learns more from dancers – Fred Astaire to Michael Jackson, Baryshnikov, Beyoncé – than from writers and a young lifetime of reading. Author of the world-sensational White Teeth at the age of 24, she is tap-tapping again in Swing Time, as in the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie from .   After years of visiting our dream became a reality and 'Swingin' On A Star' was born. The name of the cabin, founded by a family contest, is so appropriate as you actually feel as if you are 'Swingin' On A Star' with its Mezmerizing Views facing Mt. LeConte and its Mountain Ranges as far as you can see/5().

    Swingin' The Dream. Setting: New Orleans in Musical Comedy Variety. ABOUT THIS SHOW Music by: James Van Heusen; Book by: Gilbert Seldes, Erik Charell; Lyrics by: Eddie de Lange, Willie Spotswood, George A. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Swingin' Mr. Shaw on Discogs.


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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Erenberg (History/Loyola Univ.) picks up the history of American popular culture where he left off at the end of his previous book, Steppin' Out: NY Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture (not reviewed).

From the middle of the s through the early years of the postwar period, the so-called swing era, American popular music was dominated by the sound of the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Erenberg give the music its full due. Lewis A. Erenberg introduces his book Swingin' the Dream as part of a new jazz history" (p. xvi) consisting of studies by cultural historians who show how jazz--or, more precisely, writing and talk about jazz--can be used to enrich narratives of American history.

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