Item description for From the Blue Devils to Red Dirt: The Colors of Oklahoma Music by John Wooley...
Highlighting the musical currents that have swept from Oklahoma across the world, it traces the tributaries of individual style and talent as they merge to form the river of songs unique to Oklahomas rich culture. John Wooley paints a vivid panorama of the artists, the business behind the scenes, and the strong sense of community they share. From the jazz influence of the Oklahoma City Blue Devils to the power of western swing, the Tulsa Sound, Red Dirt, and a growing list of mega-country stars, he captures the explosion of musicians who transformed their Oklahoma energy and soul into magic on stages across the world.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 8.8" Height: 0.4" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Dec 15, 2006
Publisher Hawk Publishing Group
ISBN 1930709617 ISBN13 9781930709614
Availability 0 units.
More About John Wooley
John Wooley has written novels, nonfiction, screenplays, journalism, and documentaries. His other books include the seminal horror classics "Old Fears" and "Death's Door", written with Ron Wolfe, and "How to Make It in the Music Business", written with music impresario Jim Halsey. Wooley lives in Oklahoma, where he is working on his next novel.
John Wooley currently resides in the state of Oklahoma. John Wooley was born in 1949.