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Jazz: History, Culture, and Criticism Series

Jazz: History, Culture, and Criticism includes scholarly works focusing on this major indigenous American art form. We are not currently accepting submissions for this series.

From Jazz to Swing

African-American Jazz Musicians and Their Music, 1890-1935

Thomas J. Hennessey

In the 1920s, many black regional jazz bands were recorded and became products of the entertainment industry, which was altering the face of America from the handmade, homemade, homemade society of the ninteenth century to the mass-produced, mass-consumed technological culture of the twentieth century.

Published: September 1994
ISBN: 9780814321799