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  • Bücher über Swing, Jazz & Blues

    • Only yesterday: an informal history of the 1920’s / New York: Harper and Bros. 1931 / by Frederick Lewis Allen
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop / Philadelphia 2007 / by C. Millman, F. Manning
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Jazz hören – Jazz verstehen: Aus dem Englischen von Sven Hiemke / Henschel 2017 / by Ted Gioia
  • Musik-Videos mit Lindy hop

    • Fats – Your feet’s too big (1935)
    • N.Y.C. World Fair – Female Swing (1939)
    • Bill Haley – Rock Around (1955)
    • Bill Haley – Razzle Dazzle (1955)
    • Bill Haley – R.O.C.K (1955)
    • John Bubbles – Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1960)
    • John Bubbles – Charleston 1 (1960)
    • John Bubbles – Charleston 2 (1960)
    • Club Nouveau – Lean on me (1987)
    • Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry (1988)
    • Gap – Khaki Swing (1998)
    • The Old Boys – Ed Sullivan (2005)
    • Frank et ses potes – Paradis (2007)
    • Millencolin – Detox (2008)
    • MOVITS! – Fel Del Av Gården (2008)
    • Steven Tyler – Polar Express (2008)
    • Christina Aguilera – Candyman (2009)
    • Pharrell Williams – Happy (2009)
    • Marilyn Manson – mOBSCENE (2009)
    • Sam Roberts – Them Kids (2009)
    • Brian Setzer – Jump Jive (2009)
    • LeAnn Rimes – Swingin (2010)
    • Jonas Brothers – Lovebug (2010)
    • Plain White T’s – Rhythm Of Love (2010)
    • Caravan Palace – Ninjammerz (2010)
    • Weepies – Be My Honeypie (2010)
    • Careless Lovers – Black Coffee (2011)
    • Carsie Blanton – Baby Can Dance (2011)
    • Slow Club – Two Cousins (2011)
    • MOVITS! – Sammy Davis Jr. (2011)
    • Behind the Wheel – Aimee + Alex (2011)
    • National Peanut Board Chester (2011)
    • Bupa – Helping You Find Healthy (2011)
    • Speakeasies’ – Bright Lights Late Nights (2011)
    • 38EME DONNE – The Feeling (2011)
    • 100 years of fashion in 100 seconds (2011)
    • Dax Sarah Live2Dance a (2011)
    • Dax Sarah Live2Dance b (2011)
    • Caravan Palace – Rock It For Me (2012)
    • C2C – Happy (2012)
    • Gloria Estefan – Hotel Nacional (2012)
    • Katy Perry – Thinking Of You (2012)
    • Speakeasies’ – Black Swamp Village (2012)
    • Hippocampus – Blue Drag (2012)
    • Carsie Blanton – Backbone (2013)
    • Capital Cities – Safe + Sound (2013)
    • Denim Moves – Marie + Anders (2013)
    • Marching Band – I’ve Never See (2013)
    • Lindy Hop on American Dad (2013)
    • will.i.am – Bang Bang (2013)
    • Mister Gentle & Cool – La Poule (2013)
    • Pelican Array 3D Captures (2013)
    • Mando Saenz – Pocket Change (2014)
    • Jamie Berry + Octavia Rose – Delight (2015)
    • Sia – Cheap Thrills (2016)
    • AronChupa – Little Swing (2016)
    • Jamie Berry + Rose – Lost in Rhythm 1 (2016)
    • Jamie Berry + Rose – Lost in Rhythm 2 (2016)
    • Caravan Palace – Dramophone (2017)
    • LeAnn Rimes – LovE (2017)

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