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Play the Way You Feel: The Essential Guide to Jazz Stories on Film

  • Author: Whitehead, Kevin

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • Prologue: The I Got Rhythm of Jazz Movies 1927 & 1946
  • Chapter One: Duke's Day & First Features 1929-1940
  • Chapter Two: Origin Stories 1941-1947
  • Chapter Three: Bands of Brothers 1941-1948
  • Chapter Four: Young Men with Horns-the Jazz Biopic's Golden Age 1950-1959
  • Chapter Five: The Jazz Musician (and Fan) as Character 1951-1961
  • Chapter Six: Independents in Black & White 1961-1967
  • Chapter Seven: Spectacles 1972-1984
  • Chapter Eight: Suffering Artists 1984-1989
  • Chapter Nine: Young Lions & Historical Fictions 1990-2000
  • Chapter Ten: The Jazz Musician (and Fan) as Character 1959-2016
  • Chapter Eleven: Movies within Movies & New Orleans Comes Back 2008-2019
  • Postscript: Print the Legend
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index