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ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Blue Highways and Sweet Music: The Territory Bands, Part II

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Part 1 | Part 2

Part 1 of Blue Highways and Sweet Music: The Territory Bands looked at the roots, drivers and challenges of the travelling groups who brought jazz music to the non-urban areas of the Southern Plains, through one-night-stands, in often impromptu venues. A black phenomenon, often misappropriated by white musicians, promoters, ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Clark Terry with Gwen Terry: Clark - The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Read "Clark Terry with Gwen Terry: Clark - The Autobiography of Clark Terry" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Clark Terry with Gwen Terry

Hardcover; 344 pages

ISBN: 9780520268463

University of California Press

2011

There are many sad stories in jazz. Cornetist Joe Oliver lost his embouchure and ended up working as a janitor in a pool hall, singer Billie Holiday was arrested ...