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Hot Jazz for Sale: Hollywood's Jazz Man Record Shop

ByCary Ginell

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For over 40 years, the Jazz Man Record Shop was Hollywood's haven and hangout for collectors of jazz records. Through its portals passed music's greatest stars, from Louis Armstrong to the Rolling Stones, as well as some of Hollywood's most famous personalities, including Orson Welles and Mel Torme. In the 1940s, the Jazz Man record label launched a worldwide revival of traditional jazz with its groundbreaking recordings by Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band. This book traces the fascinating history of this monument to American entrepreneurship, utilizing interviews, primary resources, and over 150 photographs and illustrations.

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Publication Date
Apr 20, 2010
Language
English
ISBN
9780557351466
Category
Entertainment
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Cary Ginell

Specifications

Pages
348
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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