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Howland, John Louis
"Ellington uptown" : Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, & the birth of concert jazz / John Howland
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  ML3518 .H68 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation
Johnson, James P. (James Price), 1894-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Big band music -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism
Jazz -- History and criticism
Physical Description x, 340 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., music ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-327) and index
Contents From Clorindy to Carnegie Hall : the Harlem entertainment community -- Jazz rhapsodies in black and white : James P. Johnson's Yamekraw -- "The blues get glorified" : Harlem entertainment, Negro nuances, and black symphonic jazz -- Ellingtonian extended composition and the symphonic jazz model -- "Harlem love song" : the symphonic aspirations of James P. Johnson, 1930-1945 -- "Carnegie blues" and the symphonic Ellington -- Conclusion : the legacy of Harlem's concert jazz
Series Jazz perspectives (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

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