Pirate Swing
March 1 - 3, 2019 ~ Ann Arbor, MI

Costume Contest Books

Davis, Angela Y. Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday.

Gioia, Ted. The History of Jazz.

Hazzard-Gordon, Katrina. Jookin': The Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-American Culture.

Jones, Leroi. Blues People: Negro Music in White America.

Jones, Mr. Mark R. Doin' the Charleston: Black Roots of American Popular Music & the Jenkins Orphanage Legacy.

Malnig, Julie. Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake: A Social and Popular Dance Reader.

Manning, Frankie. Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop.

Miller, Norma. Swingin' at the Savoy.

Murray, Albert. Stomping the Blues.

Wald, Elijah. Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues.