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Here is a list of the book’s CONTENTS

 

Acknowledgements       5

Foreword       7

Introduction     11

Why Carnegie Hall?     15

The Build-up to the Concert     21

Plans for a Concert     25

Hot Music in a Cold Town     31

Guests     35

Rehearsals     41

Leaving the Madhattan Room     47

The Concert Program     51

Tickets     71

"How Long Does Mr Toscanini take?"     75

A Cold Evening to Queue     77

The Concert     81

The Music     85

Don't Be That Way     85

Sometimes I'm Happy     86

One O'Clock Jump     88

Twenty Years of Jazz - Sensation Rag     90

I'm Coming Virginia     91

When My Baby Smiles at Me     93

Shine     93

Blue Reverie     94

Life Goes To A Party     95

Honeysuckle Rose     97

The Trio - Body and Soul   101

Avalon   103

The Man I Love   104

I Got Rhythm   104

Intermission   104

The second set: Blue Skies   107

Loch Lomond   108

Blue Room   110

Swingtime In The Rockies   112

Bei Mir Bist Du Shoen   113

China Boy   114

Stompin' At The Savoy   114

Dizzy Spells   115

Sing, Sing, Sing   119

The Encores   121

Battle of the Bands   125

Mozart   129

The Photographs   133

Newsreel Film   137

Carnegie Hall Museum and Archives   141

The Recording   145

How was it recorded?   149

The Acetates are Re-discovered   157

The Records   161

The Album Design   165

The Record is Released   169

The Complete Concert for the First Time   173

What Next?   177

The Anniversaries   181

Bibliography   185

Appendix 1:                    

Irving Kolodin's Original 1938 Program Notes   193

Appendix 2:  

Benny Goodman's Carnegie Hall Appearances   207

Index   213

Photograph Credits   218