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Boom's BluesMusic, Journalism, and Friendship in Wartime$
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Wim Verbei

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781496805119

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.001.0001

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The Big Bang and Real Jazz

The Big Bang and Real Jazz

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(p.3) The Big Bang and Real Jazz
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Boom's Blues
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Wim Verbei

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496805119.003.0004

This chapter details the Netherlands' introduction to African American blues music. Most people believe that that the Netherlands' first became acquainted with African American blues music in the second half of the 1960s, during the American Folk Blues Festivals (AFBFs). However, AFBF of 1965 was not the first blues concert in the Netherlands. That privilege fell to the guitarist/singer Big Bill Broonzy, who more than a decade earlier had conquered the Netherlands on his own. The chapter also describes the beginning of the Dutch blues era in 1926 and Amsterdammer Frans Boom's attendance of Duke Ellington concert in 1939.

Keywords:   Netherlands, African American blues, blues music, Big Bill Broonzy, American Folk Blues Festivals, Frans Boom, Duke Ellington

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