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Author Oliphant, Dave.

Title Jazz mavericks of the Lone Star State [electronic resource] / Dave Oliphant.

Imprint Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 242 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-229) and index.
Contents Tuning up with a few introductory notes -- Jazz mavericks of the Lone Star State -- The roots of Texan jazz -- From bebop to hard bop and beyond : the Texas jazz connections -- Texas bebop messengers to the world : Kenny Dorham and Leo Wright -- British acolytes of jazz and its Texas contingent -- The Wisconsin-Texas jazz nexus -- Jazz in literature -- The alchemy of jazz -- Ornette Coleman's harmolodic life -- A jazz master's diamond jubilee -- A Texas take on Ken Burns's Jazz -- Swinging through Texas on a Scottish air -- The birth of western swing -- The inventor of jazz revisited : untangling the legacy of Jelly Roll Morton and Alan Lomax -- Discographies and Texan jazz -- San Marcos in jazz history.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jazz -- Texas -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780292714953 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292714955 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292714960 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292714963 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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