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Jean A. Boyd. The Jazz of the Southwest: An Oral History of Western Swing. University of Texas Press. 1998. 269pp.

Stanley Dance. The World of Swing: An Oral History of Big Band Jazz. Da Capo Press. 2001. 456pp.

Lawrence McClellan, Jr.. The Later Swing Era, 1942 to 1955. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2004. 382pp.

Gunther Schuller. The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945. Oxford University Press. 1989. 944pp.

Scott Yanow. Swing: The Best Musicians and Recordings. Backbeat Books. 2000. 514pp.

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