A trumpet around the corner : the story of New Orleans jazz /

"Samuel Charters has been studying and writing about New Orleans music for more than fifty years. A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz is the first book to tell the entire story of a century of jazz in New Orleans. Although there is still controversy over the racial origin...

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Main Author: Charters, Samuel, 1929-2015.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2008.
Series:American made music series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Counting Off the Beat: An Introduction
  • 1. A City like No Other
  • 2. People, Faces
  • 3. A Society to Itself
  • 4. Papa Jack's Boys
  • 5. The Other Side of Town
  • 6. On the Circuit
  • 7. "Jass"
  • 8. The First Sensational Musical Novelty of 1917!
  • 9. Some Record!
  • 10. Southern Stomps
  • 11. Rhythm Kings
  • 12. Mister Jelly
  • 13. Bouncing Around
  • 14. Out to the Halfway House
  • 15. Kings of New Orleans
  • 16. The Tiger's Paw
  • 17. The Prodigal
  • 18. Jazz Nights
  • 19. Glories, Remembered
  • 20. Revival Days
  • 21. Struttin'
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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