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We Called It Music

A Generation of Jazz

We Called It Music( )
Author: Condon, Eddie
Sugrue, Thomas J.
Introduction by: Giddins, Gary
ISBN:978-0-306-80466-3
Publication Date:Mar 1992
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Eddie Condon (1905-1973) pioneered a kind of jazz popularly known as Chicago-Dixieland, though musicians refer to it simply as Condon style. Played by small ensembles with driving beat, it was and is an informal, exciting music, slightly disjointed and often mischievous. The same could be said of Condon's autobiography, We Called It Music, a book widely celebrated for capturing the camaraderie of early jazz. Condon's wit was as legendary as the music he boosted. Here is Condon on...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.346 x 5.421 x 0.858 Inches
Book Weight:0.99 Pounds
Author Biography
Condon, Eddie (Author)
Gary Giddins lives in New York City.




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