Goin' to Kansas City

Goin' to Kansas City

Book - 1987
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'Goin' to Kansas City' tells the story of this community, primarily through the recollections of many who were active participants. Through interviews that provide first-hand accounts of such prominent musicians as Mary Lou Williams, Buck Clayton, and Buster Smith, and accompanying narrative, Nathan Pearson offers an intimate view of the times and lore of this important center of American music, its development, and its great bands.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1987.
ISBN: 9780252013362
Branch Call Number: 785.42 PEA
Characteristics: xviii, 252 p., [44] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Going to Kansas City.
Call Number: 785.42 PEA


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