The Resource Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson, (electronic resource)

Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson, (electronic resource)

Label
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942
Title
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Wilkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The coal fields of West Virginia would seem an unlikely market for big band jazz during the Great Depression. That a prosperous African American audience dominated by those involved with the coal industry was there for jazz tours would seem equally improbable. Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942 shows that, contrary to expectations, black Mountaineers flocked to dances by the hundreds, in many instances traveling considerable distances to hear bands led by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Andy Kirk, Jimmie Lunceford, and Chick Webb, among numerous others. Indeed, as one musician who to
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkinson, Christopher
Dewey number
  • 781.65089
  • 781.65089/960730754
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ML3508.7.W5
LC item number
W55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American made music series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz
  • African American coal miners
Label
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. 1. The economic foundation of big band dance music in the Mountain State -- pt. 2. Big bands in black West Virginia, 1929-1935 -- pt. 3. West Virginia in the swing era, 1935-1942
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283629768
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)819519
  • (OCoLC)778451849
  • (SSID)ssj0000570374
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11358616
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000570374
  • (PQKBWorkID)10592375
  • (PQKB)10426329
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000206388
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC819519
  • (OCoLC)798063016
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse838
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000046091
Label
Big band jazz in black West Virginia, 1930-1942, Christopher Wilkinson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. 1. The economic foundation of big band dance music in the Mountain State -- pt. 2. Big bands in black West Virginia, 1929-1935 -- pt. 3. West Virginia in the swing era, 1935-1942
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283629768
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)819519
  • (OCoLC)778451849
  • (SSID)ssj0000570374
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11358616
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000570374
  • (PQKBWorkID)10592375
  • (PQKB)10426329
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000206388
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC819519
  • (OCoLC)798063016
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse838
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000046091

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