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Heading: (African-American music-1936-54)
Author: Armstrong, Louis
Title: 1936-1954 Louis Armstrong autobiographies, first by a Jazz musician
Place Published: London, New York, Toronto. New York.
Publisher:Longmans, Green and Co. Prentiss Hall, Inc.
Date Published: 1936, 1954

Armstrong, Louis. Swing That Music. Introduction by Rudy Vallee. Music Section edited by Horace Gerlach (Longmans, Green, London, NY, Toronto, 1936) First Edition. Original cloth binding. 136pp.+ 10 fold-out sheets of music and photographs of Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and others. Also includes a 2-pg. "Glossary of Swing Terms." The first autobiography of a Black Jazz musician; With: Armstrong, Louis. Satchmo, My Life in New Orleans (NY, 1954) Second Printing. Original cloth binding. Worn Dust Jacket. Illustrated with photographs and pictorial endpapers by Robert J. Lee. A sequel, written in the informal first person, to his 1936 memoir.


Slight wear to Satchmo dust jacket, otherwise very good.

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1936-54 Louis Armstrong, Swing That Music, first

Auction ended on Thu, Dec 4, 2014
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