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Author Hobson, Vic, author

Title Creating the jazz solo : Louis Armstrong and barbershop harmony / Vic Hobson
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series American made music series
American made music series.
Contents Singing was more into my blood, than the trumpet -- Singing was my life -- Always had music all around me -- Church is where I acquired my singing tactics -- When I was at school, I played all classical music -- My Brazilian beauty -- Me and music got married in the home -- I was singing selling coal -- Did Bunk teach Louis? -- Going to the conservatory -- Dippermouth blues -- Fletcher Henderson: that big fish horn voice of his -- The pride of race: when Louis sang with Erskine Tate -- Lil's Hot Shots -- The Hot Five and Seven -- I figure singing and playing is the same
Summary A powerful statement on Armstrong's pathway to creativity and his transformation of jazz
Notes "Portions of Chapter 15 have appeared in a different form in Jazz Perspectives, 10, no. 1, 2017, 97-116."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 3, 2018)
Subject Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Jazz -- 1921-1930 -- Analysis, appreciation.
Jazz -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018020876
ISBN 1496819802 (electronic book)
1496819829 (electronic book)
9781496819802 (electronic book)
9781496819826 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)