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Classic JazzA Personal View of the Music and the Musicians$
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Floyd Levin

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520213609

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520213609.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
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Classic Jazz
Author(s):

Floyd Levin

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520213609.003.0001

This introductory chapter relates the author's experience of becoming a jazz writer. It shows how an owner of a housewares business was able to break into the field of jazz writing, and narrates how and when the author's love for jazz began. The chapter also presents the author's experience of hearing a live Dixieland band in detail.

Keywords:   jazz writer, jazz writing, love for jazz, personal experiences, Dixieland band

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