An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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Urban Research Institute, Chicago, 1983, Stated First Edition. SIGNED by the author at the title page. Additionally SIGNED and inscribed by the great saxophonist Bud Freeman at the chapter heading in which he is interviewed. From the estate of jazz discographer and collector Rudi Dorn. About fine in brown laminated boards, spine ends slightly pushed, in a like, unclipped dust jacket with light shelf wear. A social and oral history in which pianist and bandleader Dempsey provides an insider's view of the jazz and black social scene of 1920's -30's Chicago. The second half of the book consists of extensive interviews with black jazz musicians, singers, dancers and entertainers, including Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Johnny Griffin, Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson, Cab Calloway, Dick Gregory and George Kirby. Illustrated with more than 200 previously unpublished photographs and with an introduction by Studs Terkell. J1762

An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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An Autobiography Of Black Jazz By Dempsey J. Travis [SIGNED]
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