Title: Jazz Miscellany
Publisher: Jazz Sociological Society; London
Publication Date: 1944
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Vintage trade paperback (1944) in very good condition (foxing, slightly "curled" upper left front cover corner; a few dogeared pages. Tightly & solidly bound, no writing rips, tears, chips). Mid-20th century collection of writing about jazz music published as part of the British "Jazz Music Books" series. Includes Langston Hughes "Seven Moments of Love - An Un-Sonnet Sequence in Blues"; Jeff Aldam - Just a Matter of Pitch; Jake Trusell - Le Jazz Surreal; Edward Towler's "Reflective Thoughts on the Metamorphosis of Jazz"; profiles of Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Zue Robertson ("King of the Trombone"), "The Yancey Records" & "Black Jazz"; Denis Preston on the "gross spectacle of herdish parasitism" that was a Glenn Miller Concert; record reviews & more. 26 pp. Approx. 5x7. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13059807245
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