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Title: Glenn Miller & the Age of Swing. A Photo-History of the Golden Age of Big Band Music.
Description: Dempsey & Squires, London, 1976.. 128 pp, small 4to (10 3/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 0860440079 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "Glenn Miller may not have been the greatest trombonist of his time, but his outstanding skill as an arranger and the presentati on of his material made him the best loved and most successful. Glenn Miller's was just one of the many big bands that set America's feet tapping during the 30's and 40's. In this photo-history we follow the star-spangled careers of such l e a d e r s a s Benny Goodman, the Dorsey brothers, Woody Herman and Artie Shaw, whose big bands gave brith to the big stars: - Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Gene Krupa, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Doris Day, Peggy Lee and many more." Interior - bo ok s li gh ty c r ac ked at a few places. Exterior - minor edge wear, slight curling at corners/front edges. Very Good.

Keywords: Glenn Miller, Big Bands, Ben Pollack, Red Nichols, Dorsey Brothers, Blues, Ballroom, World War Ii, Tex Beneke, Cotton Club, Canaries, Boogie Woogie, Swing, James Petrillo, Louis Armstrong, Cootie Williams, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Perry Como, Peggy

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 23026

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