THE JOY OF JAZZ: Swing Era 1935-1947.
Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 1996. First Edition
First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. Discusses the history of the era when jazz, formerly 'musicians' music' suddenly became popular, including a look at the effect racism had on the music and performers. Includes the big bands led by Bennie Goodman, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and others, singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday and dozens of great players from Duke Ellington and Jack Teagarden to Lester Young and Django Reinhardt. Bibliography, recommended recordings, index. 148 pp. Fine (as new.) .ISBN # 1-55591-2370
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