(SOLD): FILMER, Vic. Jive & Swing Dictionary.

(Penzance, Cornwall): A.Mus.L.C.M., [1947]. First edition. 20 page pamphlet. Very rare UK glossary of the terms used by swing and bebop musicians. Includes such terms as “beat”, “blow your wig”, “frisking your whiskers”, and many more.  Filmer had been a pianist at the Cafe at the Folies Bergere in Paris.   A very good copy in stapled wrappers.  OCLC locates a single copy in the U.S. and a copy in Sweden.


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