Goin' to Kansas City

Goin' to Kansas City

Book - 1994
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"A big juicy wedge of jazz history. . . . Lots of wonderful stories." -- Los Angeles Daily News "Kansas City was a hub for Jazz bands that crisscrossed the country in the 1930s. . . . The interviews go beyond jazz into the infamous political machinery that made Kansas City a wide-open and corrupt town where jazz could flourish." -- Choice "A wealth of stories, a good measure of entertainment and a valuable stab at history -- not to mention some great pictures." -- The Kansas City Star
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1994, c1987.
Edition: Illini books ed.
ISBN: 9780252064388
Branch Call Number: ML3508.8.K3 P43 1994
785.4209778 P362g, 1994
Characteristics: xviii, 252 p., [44] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Going to Kansas City.
Call Number: 785.4209778 P362g, 1994


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