Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A bound volume of 12 issues of The Second Line, the magazine of the New Orleans Jazz Club, dating from January 1957 to December 1958. The issues comprise the complete volumes 8 and 9 (nos. 1-12) of the magazine, and are rudely bound with black and red marbled hard covers and green cloth spine. Some of the issues include the original typewritten address (of a recipient in Amsterdam), postage, and New Orleans postmarks. Slight wear to the edges of the binding, but otherwise in fine condition. 6 x 8.5 inches (14.8 x 21.6 cm).The periodical's name,Â Second line, refers to the tradition inÂ brass bandÂ paradesÂ inÂ New Orleans.Â The "main line" or "first line" is the main section of the parade, or the members of the actual club with the parading permit as well as the brass band. Those who follow the band just to enjoy the music are called the "second line." The second line's style ofÂ traditional dance, in which participants walk and sometimes twirl a parasol or handkerchief in the air, is called "second lining." It has been called "the quintessential New Orleans art form â aÂ jazz funeralÂ without a body."
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