The Resource Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson

Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson

Label
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942
Title
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Wilkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The coal fields of West Virginia would seem an unlikely market for big band jazz during the Great Depression. That a prosperous African American audience dominated by those involved with the coal industry was there for jazz tours would seem equally improbable. Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942 shows that, contrary to expectations, black Mountaineers flocked to dances by the hundreds, in many instances traveling considerable distances to hear bands led by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Andy Kirk, Jimmie Lunceford, and Chick Webb, among numerous others. Indeed, as one musician who to
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
781.65089/960730754
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3508.7.W5
LC item number
W55 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American made music series
Label
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The economic foundation of big band dance music in the Mountain State -- pt. 2. Big bands in black West Virginia, 1929-1935 -- pt. 3. West Virginia in the swing era, 1935-1942
Control code
ocn778451849
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781617031694
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttcfz41
  • c99c6946-2528-4c7a-92ff-1ed82f2a4cab
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3544650x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778451849
  • pebcs1283629763

Library Locations

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