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Before Motown : a history of jazz in Detroit, 1920-60  Cover Image Book Book

Before Motown : a history of jazz in Detroit, 1920-60 / Lars Bjorn with Jim Gallert.

Bjorn, Lars, 1944- (Author). Gallert, Jim, 1950- (Added Author).

Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

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.
Subject: Jazz > Michigan > Detroit > History and criticism.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library ML 3508.8 .D4 B56 2001 30533374 General Collection Available -

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