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ISBN: 019502835X / ISBN-13: 9780195028355

Riding on a Blue Note: Jazz and American Pop

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  • Riding on a Blue Note: Jazz and American Pop (Oxford University Press, USA) – Hardcover (1981)
    by Gary Giddins

    Riding on a Blue Note: Jazz and American Pop
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    Hardcover, Oxford University Press, USA
    1981
    English
    336 pages

    ISBN: 019502835X
    ISBN-13: 9780195028355

    Gary Giddins, winner of the 1998 National Book Critics Circle Award, has a following that includes not only jazz enthusiasts but also pop music fans of every stripe. Writing here in a lyrical and celebratory style all his own, Giddins dazzlingly shows us -- among many other things -- how performers originally perceived as radical (Bing Crosby, Count Basie, Elvis Presley) became conservative institutions...how Charlie Parker created a masterpiece from the strain of an inane ditty...how the Dominoes helped combine church ... Show more

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