Swing, that modern sound

It was for stage bands, for dancing, and for a jiving mood of letting go. Throughout the nation swing re-sounded with the spirit of good times. But this pop genre, for a decade America's favorite, arose during the worst of times, the Great Depression. From its peak in the 1930s until bebop, r &...

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Main Author: Bindas, Kenneth J.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • The swing generation: what is swing and how is it the music of its era?
  • Machine-age music: the connection of swing to modernity
  • Swinging the marketplace: advertising and selling swing
  • The American swing dream: the role and influence of class in swing
  • The swing stew: ethnicity, race, and gender within swing
  • Swing's low: the decline of swing.