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Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and -

Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and '40s

Any listener knows the power of music to define a place, but few can describe the how or why of this phenomenon. In Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1930s and ’40s, Andrew Berish attempts to right this wrong, showcasing how American jazz defined a culture particularly preoccupied with place. By analyzing both the performances and cultural context of leading jazz figures, including the many famous venues where they played, Berish bridges two dominant scholarly approaches to the genre, offering not only a new reading of swing era jazz but an entirely new framework for musical analysis in general, one that examines how the geographical realities of daily life can be transformed into musical sound. Focusing on white bandleader Jan Garber, black bandleader Duke Ellington, white saxophonist Charlie Barnet, and black guitarist Charlie Christian, as well as traveling from Catalina Island to Manhattan to Oklahoma City, Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams depicts not only a geography of race but how this geography was disrupted, how these musicians crossed physical and racial boundaries—from black to white, South to North, and rural to urban—and how they found expression for these movements in the insistent music they were creating. ...
Jack Kerouac: Road Novels 1957-1960: On the Road / The Dharma Bums / The Subterraneans / Tristessa / Lonesome Traveler / Journal Selections (Library of -

Jack Kerouac: Road Novels 1957-1960: On the Road / The Dharma Bums / The Subterraneans / Tristessa / Lonesome Traveler / Journal Selections (Library of America)

The raucous, exuberant, often wildly funny account of a journey through America and Mexico, Jack Kerouac’s On the Road instantly defined a generation on its publication in 1957: it was, in the words of a New York Times reviewer, “the clearest and most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as ‘beat.’” Written in the mode of ecstatic improvisation that Allen Ginsberg described as “spontaneous bop prosody,” Kerouac’s novel remains electrifying in its thirst for experience and its defiant rebuke of American conformity.In his portrayal of the fervent relationship between the writer Sal Paradise and his outrageous, exasperating, and inimitable friend Dean Moriarty, Kerouac created one of the great friendships in American literature; and his rendering of the cities and highways and wildernesses that his characters restlessly explore are a hallucinatory travelogue of a nation he both mourns and celebrates. Now, The Library of America collects On the Road together with four other autobiographical “road books” published during a remarkable four-year period.The Dharma Bums (1958), at once an exploration of Buddhist spirituality and an account of the Bay Area poetry scene, is notable for its thinly veiled portraits of Keroua...
Shooting the Boh: A Woman's Voyage Down the Wildest River in -

Shooting the Boh: A Woman's Voyage Down the Wildest River in Borneo

Muggsy Spanier: The Lonesome -

Muggsy Spanier: The Lonesome Road

Biography of jazz cornet player, Muggsy Spanier's life and career. Includes 11 track CD.
Along Unpaved Roads Songs of a Lonesome -

Along Unpaved Roads Songs of a Lonesome People

Eight American Folk Songs arranged by Ernst Bacon. Great collection. Illustrations by Sotomayor
THE ROAD TO PYRITE -

THE ROAD TO PYRITE

Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, -

Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970

Part biographical study, part social history, Way Down That Lonesome Road follows musician Lonnie Johnson from the generous welcome that he received from Toronto s critics on his arrival and the successes and failures that followed, to the automobile accident that left him hospitalized for a year and the final, fleeting appearances of a comeback cut short by his death. Johnson s years in Toronto were the happiest of times and the hardest, a Dickensian sort of paradox, albeit in a tale of just one city. This is that tale; here is that city.
Finding Gus -

Finding Gus

Allyssa Floyd crafts her first novel much like a good ol' western. However, with a style all her own, Floyd trades the usual rowdy cowboys for two free-spirited girls, the horses and cattle trails for a sedan and interstates, and the dusty saloons and boomtowns for roadside diners and bed and breakfast stays. Tinley and Viv are two small town girls who become best friends when different dreams lead them both to Nashville. As the hectic city life begins to wear on them, their beloved fictional character gives them the inspiration they have been looking for to hit the open road. Hilarity and fun ensue as they meet new friends, steal hearts, and discover themselves along the way. 'Finding Gus' is a heartwarming story of friendship, life, and truly embracing the things that mean the most. 'Finding Gus' is Allyssa Floyd's first novel.
Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970 (Trade -

Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970 (Trade Paper)

Toronto was Lonnie Johnson's last stop in a career of stops, at least the eighth city in which he lived for any length of time. The influential African-American singer and guitarist, a formative figure in the history of blues and jazz dating back to the 1920s, travelled north for a brief appearance at the New Gate of Cleve in May 1965 and returned for a longer engagement at the Penny Farthing in June. Over the next five years - the last five years of his life - he rarely left the city again. Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970, the tenth book from noted Canadian jazz historian Mark Miller, reclaims Johnson from the realm of legend and brings him back to life. In part a biographical study and in part a social history, Way Down That Lonesome Road follows Johnson from the generous welcome that he received from Toronto's critics on his arrival and the successes and failures that followed.
THE LONESOME ROAD C.LAEMMLE 1930 SMALL SEAM TEAR SHEET SHEET MUSIC -

THE LONESOME ROAD C.LAEMMLE 1930 SMALL SEAM TEAR SHEET SHEET MUSIC 380

Jack Kerouac: Road Novels 1957-1960 (LOA #174) : On the Road / The Dharma Bums / The Subterraneans / Tristessa / Lonesome  Traveler / journal - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

Jack Kerouac: Road Novels 1957-1960 (LOA #174) : On the Road / The Dharma Bums / The Subterraneans / Tristessa / Lonesome Traveler / journal selections

The Lonesome Bodybuilder - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

The Lonesome Bodybuilder (Paperback)

Cole Deggs and The Lonesome - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

Cole Deggs and The Lonesome

The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome (CD)

Walk A Lonesome Road - eBook - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

Walk A Lonesome Road - eBook

Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1

Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the - Lonesome Road Music Book
Lonesome Road Music Book

Lonesome Roads and Streets of Dreams: Place, Mobility, and Race in Jazz of the 1

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Lonesome Road Music Book

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Green Book Soundtrack - "Lonesome Road" - Kris Bowers

Lonesome Road Music Book

"Lonesome Road" was written by Gene Austin and Nathaniel Shikret, and performed by Kris Bowers for the motion picture "Green Book"

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