The Resource Louis Armstrong, master of modernism, Thomas Brothers

Louis Armstrong, master of modernism, Thomas Brothers

Label
Louis Armstrong, master of modernism
Title
Louis Armstrong, master of modernism
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Brothers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The definitive account of Louis Armstrong--his life and legacy--during the most creative period of his career
  • Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago's music scene under the tutelage of Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. A trumpet virtuoso, seductive crooner, and consummate entertainer, Armstrong laid the foundation for the future of jazz with his stylistic innovations, but his story would be incomplete without examining how he struggled in a society seething with brutally racist ideologies, laws, and practices. Thomas Brothers picks up where he left off with the acclaimed Louis Armstrong's New Orleans, following the story of the great jazz musician into his most creatively fertile years in the 1920s and early 1930s, when Armstrong created not one but two modern musical styles. Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism blends cultural history, musical scholarship, and personal accounts from Armstrong's contemporaries to reveal his enduring contributions to jazz and popular music at a time when he and his bandmates couldn't count on food or even a friendly face on their travels across the country.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brothers, Thomas David
Dewey number
  • 781.65092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Jazz musicians
Label
Louis Armstrong, master of modernism, Thomas Brothers
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=027167331&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Welcome to Chicago" -- Oliver's band and the "blues age" -- Opposites attract : Louis and Miss Lil -- The call from Broadway -- "This is what really relates to us" : the Dreamland Café, the Vendome Theater, and the first Hot Five records -- Melody man at the Sunset Café -- "Some kind of a god" -- The white turn -- The Rosetta stone -- Sleepy time down South
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 594 pages
Isbn
9780393065824
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013037726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858940268
  • 718517
  • (OCoLC)ocn858940268
  • 718517
Label
Louis Armstrong, master of modernism, Thomas Brothers
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=027167331&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Welcome to Chicago" -- Oliver's band and the "blues age" -- Opposites attract : Louis and Miss Lil -- The call from Broadway -- "This is what really relates to us" : the Dreamland Café, the Vendome Theater, and the first Hot Five records -- Melody man at the Sunset Café -- "Some kind of a god" -- The white turn -- The Rosetta stone -- Sleepy time down South
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 594 pages
Isbn
9780393065824
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013037726
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858940268
  • 718517
  • (OCoLC)ocn858940268
  • 718517

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