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Music is my life [electronic resource] : Louis Armstrong, autobiography, and American jazz / Daniel Stein.

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Author/Creator:
Stein, Daniel, 1975-
Publication:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
Series:
Jazz perspectives (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Jazz perspectives
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 349 p.) : ill.
Subjects:
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Autobiography.
Contents:
"Music is my life, and I love to play" : Louis Armstrong's jazz autobiographics
"I have always been a great observer" : New Orleans musicking
"I done forgot the words" : versioning autobiography
"Diddat come outa mee?" : writing scat and typing swing
"A happy go lucky sort of type of fellow" : the productive ambiguities of minstrel sounding
"He didn't need black face
to be funny" : the double resonance of postcolonial performance
"My mission is music" : Armstrong's cultural politics
"What do you know about that?" : final thoughts on 'Laughin' Louie.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. Available via World Wide Web.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
ebrary, Inc.
Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund.
Other format:
Print version: Stein, Daniel, 1975- Music is my life.
ISBN:
0472028502 (electronic bk.)
9780472028504 (electronic bk.)
9780472071807 (cloth : alk. paper)
0472071807 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472051809 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0472051806 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99953086036
Web link:
The Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund Home Page
The Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund Home Page  Bookplate