The Stardust Road

By: Hoagy Carmichael

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An autobiography in which the man is submerged in the pace of his time, the jazz era, but emerges as sane, stable and humble, despite his genius for low-down blues. By association, jazz means speakeasies, crib houses, opium joints, hopped-up youth, etc., but Carmichael shows us here another, and perhaps truer, segment of the era, the intelligentsia of jazz. This is the story of his struggle between music and law at the University of Indiana and his circle of friends which included a surrealist writer, musicians who could read music, composers who found inspiration in Ravel and Debussy and in the bayou country as well. Here are Louis Armstrong, Wad Allen, Hostetter, Johnson, the Williams brothers, and Bix Beiderbecke. Very light foxing on the boards, text block uniformly lightly toned. Square, tight, bright, and clean. The dust jacket shows shallow chipping at the extremities, else it's vg. Signed on 1st blank page.

Title: The Stardust Road

Author Name: Hoagy Carmichael

Illustrator: Illustrated from Photographs

Categories: Signed, Jazz, Hollywood,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Rinehart and Company: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: zii75