Before Motown : a history of jazz in Detroit, 1920-60 / Lars Bjorn with Jim Gallert.
- ISBN: 0472097652 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0472067656 (paper : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xiv, 239 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
- Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2001.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes discography (p. 213-214) and indexes.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Music of black Detroit before big band jazz -- Detroit and the creation of big band jazz -- 1930s: Paradise Valley days -- Detroit and the birth of bop -- West side modern: Detroit jazz clubs in the 1950s -- 1950s: the golden age of jazz in Detroit -- Detroit rhythm and blues: from jump blues to Motown -- Social history of Detroit jazz: a summary.
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|Subject:||Jazz > Michigan > Detroit > History and criticism.
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