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ISSN # 2168-3301fall 2012 | Volume 25, No. 2

Materials Received


  • Bastin, Bruce. The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916–1978. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61703-266-9. $55.
  • Jackson, Travis A. Blowin’ the Blues Away: Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene. Berkeley: University of California Press and Center for Black Music Research, 2012. ISBN 978-0-520-27045-9. $29.95.
  • Lornell, Kip. Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States. Third edition. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61703-264-6. $30.
  • Myers, Marc. Why Jazz Happened. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. $35.
  • Rance Allen Group. Amazing Grace, CD and DVD. Tyscot Records, 2012. Publisher number TYS-984197-2. $10.99.
  • Schenbeck, Lawrence. Racial Uplift and American Music: 1878–1943. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61703-229-5. $60.
  • Terry, Jill, editor. Transatlantic Roots Music: Folk, Blues, and National Identities. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61703-288-2. $60.


Jean and Richard Anderson donated the following items:

  • Balliett, Whitney. Such Sweet Thunder: Forty-Nine Pieces on Jazz. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966.
  • Handy, W.C., editor. A Treasury of the Blues: Complete Words and Music of 67 Great Songs from Memphis Blues to the Present Day. New York: Charles Boni, 1949.
  • Paparelli, Frank. Boogie Woogie for Beginners: A New Piano Method. New York: Leed Music, 1943.

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