Craftsman Press, Burlington, Iowa, 1994. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to jazz book seller and collector, Arthur Newman at the half title page. Presumed review coy with publisher's slip laid in, stating that the book was published in an edition of 1,200 copies. Also laid in is a signed photograph of the author. Trade paperback, in bright pictorial, original wraps, slightly rubbed, light wear to panel edges and spine ends, creasing to several pages at top fore corner, else, very good+, tight, clean, unmarked. A collection of articles about the great figures of the Swing Era, including excerpts from interviews with Basie, Goodman , Ellington and other luminaries, reflecting the author's fifty year love affair with the music. Nice signed association copy. J1302.