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    Buddy Bolden and the Last Days of Storyville (Bayou Jazz Lives) (Paperback) By (author) Danny Barker, Volume editor Alyn Shipton

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    DescriptionIn 1986, jazz guitarist, banjoist, singer and composer Danny Barker (who died in 1994) published the first volume of his memoirs "A Life in Jazz," which was widely praised as an addition to the history of jazz. This is a further selection of Barker's writings (beginning with a long portrait of Buddy Bolden, the "first man of jazz") drawn from conversations and interviews with the generation of jazzmen that invented the music. Many of those interviewed were musicians Danny Barker knew and worked with. The book also contains Barker's own recollections of Storyville in its dying days, plus more material dating from his pioneering period of work in the big bands, with a memoir of trombonist Charlie Green, and of life on the road with Cab Calloway


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    Title
    Buddy Bolden and the Last Days of Storyville
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Danny Barker, Volume editor Alyn Shipton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 186
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 290 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780826457028
    ISBN 10: 0826457029
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Libri: I-MU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1
    BIC subject category V2: BGF
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    BIC subject category V2: AVGJ
    DC21: 781.65092
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25930
    BISAC V2.8: MUS020000
    DC22: 781.65
    BISAC V2.8: BIO004000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/LOUISI
    BISAC V2.8: MUS025000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: DNBF, AVLP
    Thema style qualifier V1.0: 6JD
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
    Publication date
    01 September 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Danny Barker (1900-94) was one of the great originals of jazz, a witty singer and performer, and a member of some of the most prestigious bands in jazz history, including those led by Henry Allen, Cab Calloway, Benny Carter and Lucky Millinder. Alyn Shipton presents jazz radio programmes for the BBC and is a critic for The Times in London. He is the author of several books on music as well as a music publisher and editor. His most recent book is Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie published by Oxford University Press in 1999, voted "Book of the Year" by Jazz Times and winner of the 2000 ARSC award for best research in recorded sound.
    Review quote
    ."..it is the story and the manner in which it is told that makes this book an entertaining read."-Mike Hazeldine, New Orleans Music
    Table of contents
    A memory of King Bolden; the last days of Storyville; Creole songs; the red light distric; houses of ill repute; sit him outside on the steps.