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books, movies, documentaries about swing, blues & jazz

  • Dokumentationen

    • Jammin’ with the Greats / Jammin’ the Blues (1944)
    • The Jazz Age (1956)
    • The Spirit Moves (1978)
    • Call of the Jitterbug (1988)
    • National Geographic Explorer: Jitterbug (1991)
    • Mo’ Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)
    • Can’t top the Lindy Hop (1994)
    • Redd Foxx: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999)
    • Ella Fitzgerald a Biography (2000)
    • Im Herzen des Blues (2001)
    • Ken Burns: Jazz – PBS (2001)
    • The Blues Collection: Lightning in a Bottle (2003), Feel like going Home (2003), Warming by the Devils,  The Road to Memphis (2003), The Soul of Man (2003), Godfathers and Sons (2003), Red, White and Blues (2003), Piano Blues (2003)
    • The Howlin’ Wolf Story / by Don McGlynn (2003)
    • John Lee Hooker – That’s My Story (2005)
    • Queen of Swing – Norma Miller (2006)
    • Die wahre Geschichte des Charles Lindbergh (2007)
    • Never Stop Swinging (2009)
    • Fats Waller – the joint is jumpin’ (2009)
    • Frankie Tribute Video (2010)
    • B.B.King – The Life of Riley (2012)
    • Buddy Guy – Interview (2012)
    • BBC The Swing Thing (2013)
    • BBC Blues America: Woke Up This Morning (2013)
    • Swing Stories – Andreas Morell (2014)
    • Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (2014)
    • Alive and Kicking (2016)
    • Chasing Trane – John Coltrane (2016)
    • Blues Reel South – PBS (2017)
    • The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America (2017)
    • Eric Clapton – Life in 12 Bars (2018)
  • Bücher über Swing, Jazz & Blues

    • Only yesterday: an informal history of the 1920’s / New York: Harper and Bros. 1931 / by Frederick Lewis Allen
    • Fred & Ginger: Life / New York: Aug 22 1938 / by Time Inc.
    • Fred Astaire & Son: Life Magazine / New York: Aug 25 1941 / by Time
    • The Lindy Hop: Life Magazine / New York: Aug 23 1943 / by Time Inc.
    • The Big Book of Swing: dedicated to Glen Miller / Cambridge House 1946 / by Bill Treadwell
    • Lady Sings the Blues: The searing autobiography of an American Musical Legend / doubleday 1956 / by Billie Holiday, William Dufty
    • The Myth of the Negro Past / Beacon Pr 1958 (orig. pub. 1941 download) / by J. Herskovits Melville
    • Steps in Time: An Autobiography / Harper & Brothers, New York 1959 / by Fred Astaire
    • The Death of Bessie Smith / Putnam Pub Group 1960 / by Edward Albee
    • Louis Armstrong: Life / New York: Apr 15 1966 / by Time Inc.
    • Jazz Dance: The Story of American Vernacular Dance / Da Capo Press 1968 / by Marshall Stearns, Jean Stearns
    • Reclams Jazzführer / C.F. Peters 1970 / by Carlo Bohländer
    • Dance Band Era: The Dancing Decades from Ragtime to Swing, 1910-50 / Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1974 / by Albert J. McCarthy
    • Bessie Smith: Empress of the Blues / compilation and biography / Schirmer Books 1975 / by Chris Albertson, Bessie Smith
    • Thomas Hart Benton / H. N. Abrams 1975 / by Matthew. Baigell
    • The World of Swing / Da Capo Press 1979 / by Stanley Dance
    • Django Reinhardt / Da Capo Press 1982 / Charles Delaunay
    • This Was Harlem: A Cultural Portrait, 1900-1950 / Farrar Straus & Giroux 1983 / by Jervis Anderson
    • Steppin’ Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture 1890-1930 / The University of Chicago Press 1984 / by Lewis A. Erenberg
    • Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development (History of Jazz) / Oxford University Press 1986 / by Gunther Schuller
    • Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture / Methuen Publishing Ltd 1987 / by E. Ann Kaplan
    • The Death of Rhythm and Blues / Penguin Books 1988 / by Nelson George
    • Black Dance from 1619 to Today: A Dance Horizons Book / Princeton Book Company 1989 / by Lynne Fauley Emery
    • Stomping the Blues / Da Capo Press 1989 / by Albert Murray
    • Ginger: My Story / It Books 1991 / by Ginger Rogers
    • Jookin’: The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture / Temple University Press 1992 / by Katrina Hazzard-Gordon
    • The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945: The Development of Jazz, 1930-45 (History of Jazz) / History of Jazz 1992 / by Gunther Schuller
    • Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements / Basic Books 1993 / by David Nasaw
    • Swing Out: Great Negro Dance Bands / Da Capo Press 1993 / by Gene Fernett
    • Ella Fitzgerald: A Biography Of The First Lady Of Jazz / Da Capo Press 1995 / by Stuart Nicholson
    • Stepping on the Blues: The Visible Rhythms of African American Dance / Folklore and Society 1996 / by Jacqui Malone
    • African Dance: An Artistic, Historical and Philosophical Inquiry / Africa World Pr 1997 / by Kariamu Welsh-Asante
    • Der Ghetto-Swinger: Eine Jazzlegende erzählt / DTV 1997 / by Coco Schumann
    • African-American Art / Oxford History of Art 1998 / by Sharon F. Patton
    • Das wohltemperierte Gehirn: Wie Musik im Kopf entsteht und wirkt / Spektrum Verlag 1998 / by Robert Jourdain
    • Digging the Africanist Presence in American Performance: Dance and Other Contexts / Contributions in Afro-American 1998 / by Brenda Dixon Gottschild
    • Swingin’ the Dream: Big Band Jazz and the Rebirth of American Culture / University of Chicago Press 1998 / by Lewis Erenberg
    • Spreadin’ Rhythms Around: Black Popular Songwriters, 1880-1930 / Music Sales Ltd 1998 / by David A. Jasen, Gene Jones
    • Thomas Hart Benton and the American South / The University of Alabama Press 1998 / by  J. Richard Gruber,‎ Thomas Hart Benton
    • Blues People: Negro Music in White America / Harper Perennial 1999 / by Leroi Jones
    • The Swing Book / Back Bay Books 1999 / by Degen Pener
    • Swing unter den Nazis: Entartete Musik / Koch International GmbH 1999 / by Mike Zwerin, Walter Langer
    • Jazz-Standards. Das Lexikon. 320 Songs und ihre Interpretationen / Bärenreiter 2001 / by H.-J. Schaal
    • Swingin’ at the Savoy: The Memoir of a Jazz Dancer / Temple Univ Pr 2001 / by N. Miller, E. Jensen
    • The Big Book Of Swing / Wise Publications 2001 / by Hal Leonard
    • Beyond Nola: New Orleans Reviews Of Art / Unlimited Publishing LLC 2002 / by Steve Bachmann,‎ Terrington Calas
    • Colored Pictures: Race and Visual Representation / University of North Carolina Press 2003 / by Michael D. Harris
    • Jazz – A History of America’s Music / Knopf 2005 / by Geoffrey C./Burns, Ken Ward
    • Django: The Life and Music of a Gypsy Legend / Oxford University Press 2006 / by Michael Dregni
    • Stompin’ at the Savoy: The Story of Norma Miller / Candlewick 2006 / by M. French, A. Govenar
    • Chicago’s New Negroes: Modernity, the Great Migration, and Black Urban Life / The University of North Carolina Press 2007 / by Davarian L. Baldwin
    • Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop / Philadelphia 2007 / by C. Millman, F. Manning
    • The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music / Picador (1758) 2007 / by Dunstan Prial
    • Blue Smoke: The Recorded Journey of Big Bill Broonzy / LSU Press Paperback Original 2010 / by Roger House
    • Swing, Baby, Swing! / blurb 2010 / by Norma Miller
    • Swing Dancing – The American Dance Floor / Santa Barbara, CA 2011 / by T. Stevens, E. Stevens
    • Im Swing gegen den Gleichschritt: Die Jugend, der Jazz und die Nazis / Residenz 2011 / by W. Beyer, M. Ladurner
    • African American Dance: An Illustrated History / McFarland 2012 / by Barbara S. Glass
    • Swingtime in Deutschland / Transit 2012 / by S. Wuthe
    • The Beginner Dancer’s Survival Guide / Dance World Takeover 2012 / by Rebecca Brightly
    • American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination / Chicago 2013 / by Black Hawk Hancock
    • When I Left Home: My Story / Buddy Guy / Da Capo Press 2013 / by David Ritz
    • Chronik des Jazz / Edel Germany 2013 / by Mervyn Cooke
    • Der Blues: Eine kleine Einführung / Reclam, Philipp 2013 / by Elijah Wald
    • Jazz: New York in the Roaring Twenties / Taschen GmbH; Har/Com edition 2013 / by Robert Nippoldt, Hans-Jurgen Schaal
    • Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist / Duke University Museum of Art,U.S. 2014 / by Richard J. Powell
    • Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery / University of Illinois Press 2014 / by Katrina Dyonne Thompson
    • Swing Dance: Fashion, Music, Culture and Key Moves / Jacqui Small 2015 / by Scott Cupit
    • An Endeavor by Harlem Dancers to Achieve Equality – The Recognition of the Harlem-Based African-American Jazz Dance Between 1921 and 1943 / Helsinki 2016 / by Harri Heinilä
    • Practice Swing – The Swungover* Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Guide to Improving your Dancing / blurb 2016 / by Robert White
    • All Things Swing / blurb 2017 / by Corinna Harl
    • Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art (New Black Studies) / New Black Studies Series 2017 / by Phoebe Wolfskill
    • Jazz in Concert: Mein Leben als Konzertveranstalter / Rosamontis Verlag 2017 / by Oskar Riha,‎ Susanne Schulzke-Riha
    • Jazz hören – Jazz verstehen: Aus dem Englischen von Sven Hiemke / Henschel 2017 / by Ted Gioia
    • Jazz and Art – Two Steps Ahead of the Century: Fotobildband (Deutsch/Englisch) / earBOOKS 2017 / by Sharon Jordan

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