Such Melodious Racket
The Lost History of Jazz in Canada, 1914-1949Book - 1997
Such Melodious Racket traces, for the first time, the Introduction, dissemination and early development of jazz in Canada. Beginning in 1914 with the first appearance in Canada of the New Orleans ensemble, the Creole Band, and concluding with Oscar Peterson's celebrated Carnegie Hall debut in 1949, this book is based on extensive archival research, as well as interviews with musicians now in seventies and eighties. A must for all jazzophiles.
Publisher: Toronto : Mercury Press, 1997
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 781.57 MIL
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Lost history of jazz in Canada