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Territory band (jazz)locked

  • J. Bradford Robinson

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A term applied to dance bands of the 1920s and early 1930s that worked in the South and West of the USA. It is normally used of bands that were based in small regional capitals and made extended tours of the outlying area, playing in local dance halls. Because of the lack of recording opportunities the work of territory bands is poorly documented, and the contribution of individual bands to the formation of ...

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