The Later Swing Era, 1942 to 1955, 1st Edition

  • Lawrence McClellan
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058121
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058127
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 382 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Details the oeuvre of the leading Swing musicians from the WWII and post-WWII years. Recounts how the cultural changes during the war and postwar years affected performers-especially women and African-Americans.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Music and Socioeconomic Characteristics.
2: Four Masters of Swing.
3: Big Bands.
4: Vocalists.
5: Small Groups.
Late Swing Era Photos.
6: A to Z.
7: Adams Theater.
8: Albam, Emmanuel “Manny” (b. 1922).
9: Albany, Joseph “Joe” (1924–1988).
10: Allison, Mose (b. 1927).
11: Allyn, David (b. 1923).
12: Almeida, Laurindo (1917–1995).
13: Alpert, Herman “Trigger” (b. 1916).
14: Alvarez, Alfred “Chico” (1920–1992).
15: Ammons, Gene “Jug” (1925–1974).
16: Amy, Curtis (b. 1929).
17: Anderson, Chris (b. 1926).
18: Anderson, Ernestine (b. 1922).
19: Anderson, William “Cat” (1916–1981).
20: Andrews, Ernest “Ernie” (b. 1927).
21: Anthony, Raymond “Ray” (b. 1922).
22: Archway Lounge.
23: Ashby, Harold (b. 1925).
24: Ashby, Irving (1920–1987).
25: Babasin, Harry (1921–1988).
26: Bagley, Donald “Don” (b. 1927).
27: Bailey, David “Dave” (b. 1926).
28: Bailey, Ernest “Benny” (b. 1925).
29: Bailey, Pearl (1918–1990).
30: Bain, Robert “Bob” (b. 1924).
31: Baker, Harold “Shorty” (1914–1966).
32: Baker’s Keyboard Lounge.
33: Bales, Burton “Burt” (1916–1989).
34: Ballard, George “Butch”(1917–1950).
35: Band Box.
36: Bank, Daniel “Danny” (b. 1922).
37: Barber, William “Bill” (b. 1920).
38: Barbour, David “Dave” (1912–1965).
39: Barcelona, Daniel “Danny” (b. 1929).
40: Barksdale, Everett (1910–1986).
41: Barnes, George (1921–1977).
42: Bartholomew, Dave (b. 1920).
43: Bauer, William “Billy” (b. 1915).
44: Beckett, Frederick “Fred” (1917–1946).
45: Bee Hive.
46: Bell, Aaron (b. 1922).
47: Belletto, Alphonse “Al” (b. 1928).
48: Bellson, Louis (b. 1924).
49: Beneke, Gordon “Tex” (1914–2000).
50: Benjamin, Joseph “Joe” (1919–1974).
51: Bennett, Anthony “Tony” (b. 1926).
52: Bennett, Jean-Louis “Lou” (b. 1926).
53: Bennett, Max (b. 1928).
54: Benskin, Samuel “Sammy” (1922–1992).
55: Berklee College of Music.
56: Berman, Saul “Sonny” (1925–1947).
57: Bernhart, Milt (b. 1926).
58: Bernstein, Elmer (b. 1922).
59: Berry, Emmett (1915–1993).
60: Bert, Eddie (b. 1922).
61: Best, Clifton “Skeeter” (1914–1985).
62: Best, Denzil (1917–1965).
63: Betts, William “Keeter” (b. 1928).
64: Billy Berg’s Swing Club.
65: Black, David “Dave” (b. 1928).
66: Blackburn, Lou (1922–1990).
67: Blue Note (Club).
68: Blue Note (Records).
69: Bolden, Walter (b. 1925).
70: Booker, Beryl (1928–1978).
71: Bostic, Earl (1913–1965).
72: Bowman, Dave (1914–1964).
73: Braddy, Pauline (1922–1999).
74: Bradshaw, Myron “Tiny” (1905–1958).
75: Braff, Reuben “Ruby” (b. 1927).
76: Brass Rail.
77: Brown, Lester “Les” (1912–2001).
78: Brown, Roy (1925–1981).
79: Brown, Ruth (b. 1928).
80: Brubeck, David “Dave” (b. 1920).
81: Brunis, George (1902–1974).
82: Bryant, Clora (b. 1927).
83: Buckner, Milton “Milt” (1915–1977).
84: Buckner, Theodore “Ted” (1913–1976).
85: Burke, Vinnie (b. 1921).
86: Burns, Ralph (b. 1922).
87: Bushkin, Joseph “Joe” (b. 1916).
88: Butera, Samuel “Sam” (b. 1927).
89: Butler, Billy (1928–1984).
90: Butler, Frank (1928–1984).
91: Butterfield, Charles William “Billy” (1917–1988).
92: Butts, James “Jimmy” (1917–1998).
93: Byard, John “Jaki” (1922–1999).
94: Byers, William “Billy” (1927–1996).
95: Byrd, Charlie (1925–1999).
96: Byrne, Robert “Bobby” (b. 1918).
97: Caceres, Ernesto “Ernie” (1911–1971).
98: Café de Society.
99: Café Society.
100: Café Tia Juana.
101: Cain, Jacqueline “Jackie” (b. 1928).
102: Calhoun, Eddie (1921–1994).
103: Callender, George “Red” (1916–1992).
104: Calloway, Cabell “Cab” (1907–1994).
105: Capitol.
106: Capitol Lounge.
107: Carisi, John “Johnny” (1922–1992).
108: Carlisle, Una Mae (1915–1956).
109: Carlson, Frank “Frankie” (b. 1914).
110: Carnegie Hall.
111: Carr, Wynona (1924–1976).
112: Carroll, Barbara (b. 1925).
113: Carroll, Joseph “Joe” (1919–1981).
114: Carry, George “Scoops” (1915–1970).
115: Carter, Betty (1930–1998).
116: Carter, Robert “Bob” (b. 1922).
117: Cary, Richard “Dick” (1916–1994).
118: Casey, Albert (b. 1915).
119: Casey, Robert “Bob” (1909–1986).
120: Casino Gardens Ballroom.
121: Castle, Lee (1915–1990).
122: Castro, Joseph “Joe” (b. 1927).
123: Cathcart, Richard “Dick” (1924–1993).
124: Cavanaugh, Page (b. 1922).
125: Chaloff, Serge (1923–1957).
126: Chamblee, Edwin “Eddie” (b. 1920).
127: Charles, Theodore “Teddy” (b. 1928).
128: Cheatham, James “Jimmy” (b. 1924).
129: Childers, Marion “Buddy” (b. 1926).
130: Christy, June [Shirley Luster] (1925–1990).
131: Ciro’s.
132: Civic Opera House.
133: Clark, Walter “Buddy” (1929–1999).
134: Clark, William “Bill” (1925–1986).
135: Cleveland, James “Jimmy” (b. 1926).
136: Clooney, Rosemary (1928–2002).
137: Club DeLisa.
138: Club Hangover.
139: Cobb, Arnett (1918–1989).
140: Cohn, Alvin “Al” (1925–1988).
141: Cole, Helen Pauline (b. 1926).
142: Coles, John “Johnny” (1926–1996).
143: Collette, William “Buddy” (b. 1921).
144: Colosimo’s.
145: Commodore.
146: Condoli, Secondo “Conte” (1927–2001).
147: Conniff, Ray (1916–2002).
148: Connor, Chris (b. 1927).
149: Cook, John “Willie” (1923–2000).
150: Cooper, Robert “Bob” (1925–1993).
151: Costanzo, James “Jack” (b. 1922).
152: Crawford, Raymond “Ray” (1924–1997).
153: Criss, William “Sonny” (1927–1977).
154: Crotty, Ron (b. 1929).
155: Crow, William “Bill” (b. 1927).
156: Daley, Joseph “Joe” (1918–1994).
157: Dameron, Tadley “Tadd” (1917–1965).
158: D’Amico, Henry “Hank” (1915–1965).
159: Dance Orchestra Leaders of America (DOLA).
160: Davenport, Wallace (b. 1925).
161: Davis, Bert Etta (1923–1982).
162: Davis, Eddie “Lockjaw” (1921–1986).
163: Davis, Ernestine “Tiny” (1907–1994).
164: Davis, Kay (b. 1920).
165: Davis, Lemuel “Lem” (1914–1970).
166: Davis, Sammy Jr. (1925–1990).
167: Davis, William “Wild Bill” (1918–1995).
168: Davis, William “Will” (1926–1984).
169: Davison, William “Wild Bill” (1906–1989).
170: Dawn Club.
171: Dawson, Alan (1929–1996).
172: Day, Doris (b. 1924).
173: DeArango, William “Bill” (b. 1921).
174: Dearie, Blossom (b. 1926).
175: Decca.
176: Dedrick, Lyle “Rusty” (b. 1918).
177: Deems, Barrett (1913–1998).
178: DeFranco, Bonaface “Buddy” (b. 1923).
179: DeLuxe.
180: DeNicola, Antonio “Tony” (b. 1927).
181: Dennis, William “Willie” (1926–1965).
182: DeParis, Wilbur (1900–1973).
183: DeRosa, Clement “Clem” (b. 1925).
184: Desmond, Paul (1924–1977).
185: Dew Drop Inn.
186: Dixon, Eric “Big Daddy” (1930–1989).
187: Dixon, Lucille (b. 1923).
188: Doggett, William “Bill” (1916–1996).
189: Donahue, Sam (1918–1974).
190: Donaldson, Robert “Bobby” (1922–1971).
191: Donegan, Dorothy (1924–1998).