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Chicago, IL: State Street

Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...A road in Chicago running due north and south within the grid system, State Street lies to the east of the city and west of Lake Michigan. From early in the twentieth century a major stretch of the street, lying due south of the Wabash...

Kid Ory

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...As a member of the early jazz scene in New Orleans, Kid Ory played a major role in bringing the art form to a mass audience. Born in La Place, Louisiana in 1886, Ory began as a banjo player but switched to trombone. This transition...

New Orleans Jazz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Although there remains considerable debate about whether jazz first emerged in New Orleans, few would dispute the claim that New Orleans jazz displays distinctive stylistic features as a functional music rooted in the festival...

California

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population 33,871,648 (2000) The most populous of all the United States, and the second-largest below the 49th parallel (Alaska and Texas are larger), California has a land area of 155,959 sq miles (403,934 sq...

Chicago, IL

Robert Pruter

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Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 2,896,016 (2000); metropolitan area – 7,261,176 (2000) Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States. Located on the shores of the southern tip of Lake Michigan, it is the nucleus...