The Heartbeat Of Jazz, The Swing YearsBook - 1990
Big bands drew their life-blood from the drummers at their core. This book profiles the generation of the swing years, illuminating the high-energy drive of Gene Krupa, the explosive power of Chick Webb and the elegant style of Jo Jones. Some of the jazzmen speak out in 175 interviews.
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books, c1990.
Characteristics: xvi, 381 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.