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Encyclopedia of the blues / Gérard Herzhaft ; translated by Brigitte Debord ; featuring photographs by Paul Harris, Jerry Haussler, and Anton J. Mikofsky.

Herzhaft, Gérard. (Author). Harris, Paul, 1940- (Added Author). Haussler, Jerry. (Added Author). Mikofsky, Anton J. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library ML102.B6H39 1997 37684001072335 Valencia Reference Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1557284520 (paper : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781557284525 (paper : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 300 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Fayetteville, AR : University of Arkansas Press, 1997.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Discography:p. 245-259.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-243) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"From Mamie Smith and her seminal recording of "Crazy Blues" in 1920 through the standard makers like Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and Blind Boy Fuller to contemporary stars such as Robert Cray, Joe Louis Walker, and Kenny Neal - the musical tradition known as the "blues" has been long and varied."--BOOK JACKET. "Encyclopedia of the Blues is an indispensable reference source for everyone involved with or intrigued by the music. The work alphabetizes hundreds of biographical entries of the performers who have created and popularized the blues, presenting detailed examinations of the instruments, trends, recordings, and producers. It is appended with a very useful bibliography and discography, as well as mini-studies of selected blues standards."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Blues (Music) > Dictionaries.

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