Floyd Levin

in Classic Jazz

Published by University of California Press

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780520213609
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520928985 | DOI:

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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

Chapter.  2760 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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