Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz

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Newspaper and magazine articles referenced only once appear solely in the endnotes.

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Altman, Rick. 1987. The American Film Musical. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Astaire, Fred. 1951. “Long Live the Beat.” Esquire, December, 88–89, 190.

———. 1959. Steps in Time. New York: Harper and Brothers.

Badger, Reid. 1995. A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe. New York: Oxford University Press.

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Balliett, Whitney. 1959. “Pandemonium Pays Off.” In The Sound of Surprise: 46 Pieces on Jazz. New York: E.P. Dutton. First published in The Saturday Review (1954).

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Illustrations xi
  • Introduction 1
  • Part One - Astaire among Others 19
  • Chapter 1 - "There’s a Difference and Astaire Is It" 21
  • Chapter 2 - "I Am a Creator" 53
  • Part Two - Astaire at the Studios 97
  • Chapter 3 - "I Play with the Very Best Bands" 99
  • Chapter 4 - "Tell Them to Let It Swing" 115
  • Chapter 5 - "Fixing Up" Tunes 128
  • Part Three - Astaire in Jazz and Popular Music 167
  • Chapter 6 - "Keep Time with the Time and with the Times" 169
  • Chapter 7 - "Jazz Means the Blues" 217
  • Chapter 8 - "Something That’Ll Send Me" 246
  • Chapter 9 - "You Play and I’Ll Dance" 271
  • Conclusion 311
  • Notes 327
  • References 347
  • Acknowledgments 357
  • Permissions 361
  • Index 363
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