Jazz was the first form of music truly indigenous to the USA and it has had a resounding influence on musical styles worldwide. Having started in the red-hot clubs of New Orleans, it soon found its way to Chicago. Some of the great names that played in the Windy City included: Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, Benny Goodman and Louis Armstrong. This is a captivating visual tour of the City's most influential Jazz havens, featuring over 300 superb photographs and a lively account of 50 years of one of the richest periods in ...

Destination Chicago Jazz 2003, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738523057

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