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360 Pages | 29 photos

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Rhythm Man

Chick Webb and the Beat that Changed America

Author Stephanie Stein Crease

Cultural Biographies

  • First full biography of Chick Webb, one of the first jazz drum virtuosos, and the innovative Harlem bandleader whose music helped launch the Swing Era of the 1930s.
  • Paints a nuanced portrait of Webb's life, from his early years in Baltimore, to top bandleader in Harlem during the Great Depression, and on to national fame as big band swing music swept across the country
  • Features previously unpublished material that sheds new light on the early jazz and dance scene in Baltimore, New York and Harlem during the 1920s, the Swing Era, and Webb's interactions with his family and many noted musicians

$34.95

Hardcover

This item is not yet published. It is available for pre-orders and will ship on 29 March 2023.

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360 Pages | 29 photos

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190055691


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Ebook


Bookseller Code (1A)

Rhythm Man

Chick Webb and the Beat that Changed America

Author Stephanie Stein Crease

Cultural Biographies

  • First full biography of Chick Webb, one of the first jazz drum virtuosos, and the innovative Harlem bandleader whose music helped launch the Swing Era of the 1930s.
  • Paints a nuanced portrait of Webb's life, from his early years in Baltimore, to top bandleader in Harlem during the Great Depression, and on to national fame as big band swing music swept across the country
  • Features previously unpublished material that sheds new light on the early jazz and dance scene in Baltimore, New York and Harlem during the 1920s, the Swing Era, and Webb's interactions with his family and many noted musicians

$34.95

Hardcover

This item is not yet published. It is available for pre-orders and will ship on 29 March 2023.

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360 Pages | 29 photos

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190055691


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (1A)