Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce by Alfred Appel

Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce

Alfred Appel

nonfiction history music informative medium-paced

296 pages | first published 2002

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How does the jazz of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, and Charlie Parker fit into the great tradition of the modern arts between 1920 and 1950? In Jazz Modernism, one of our finest cultural historians provides the answ...
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