Every Day: The Story of Joe Williams

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I used the search function to see if any previous threads were started on this subject, but I could not locate any. There is an unintended tribute to the broad influence of jazz music (and of the many prominent African American and Jewish American jazz musicians) in Hitler's ban, in 1939, on jazz and swing music in Germany. James Weidman has benefited greatly from his fertile 35-year partnership with acclaimed saxophonist TK Blue, Randy Weston's longtime musical director. "When I first met TK in 1978 we were both writing and our band Taja was a great laboratory for both of us in terms of trying out our ideas.

A Biography of Charlie Christian, Jazz Guitar's King of

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While Kenton’s and Herman’s areas display an intimate relationship between jazz and classical composers, the Davis nonet exerted a most enduring influence on improvisers as well. The Guild gave her the opportunity to write for a large ensem- ble, and her leadership of this group would later lead to the wider success of the Jazz Composers Orchestra, which was co-led with Michael Mantler. Important soul jazz organists included Jimmy McGriff and Jimmy Smith and Johnny Hammond Smith, and influential tenor saxophone players included Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Stanley Turrentine. (See also List of soul-jazz musicians .) In the late 1960s and early 1970s the hybrid form of jazz-rock fusion was developed by combining jazz improvisation with rock rhythms, electric instruments, and the highly amplified stage sound of rock musicians such as Jimi Hendrix.

No Beethoven: An Autobiography & Chronicle of Weather Report

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With the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act (I want to say it was enacted in 1914, but I may be off on the year), previously legal drugs--including morphine, cocaine, heroin, cannabis, etc.--were effectively made illegal. In the arts, the Baroque was a Western cultural era, which began near the turn of the 17th century in Rome. Just the kind of dickhead statement we've come to expect from Metallica over the years, but it doesn't end there.

Close Enough for Jazz

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All items from these collections that are significantly marked by the conductor are available online; unmarked parts are not included in the digitization project." Vince is a trumpet and flugelhorn player and a singer in the Chet Baker mode. The musicians are Leonardo Magnelli (soprano sax); Gustavo Potter (alto sax); Claiton Souza (tenor sax); Roney Stella (trombone); Daniel Grajew (piano); Sandro Haick - (drums) and Zérró Santos - (bass).

Jazzy Magis: Images of Jazz Greats

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She has eight CD’s out as a leader: Pearl, Illusion, Images, The Impostor, Higher Standards, Home, Young & Foolish, and Words of Wisdom. This is especially true with the piano, since it's a very complex instrument which can express a huge range of shades and moods. I'm most impressed with the service I receive from you; quick and very obliging. Other influences on Marshall were altoists Bruce Williams, Mark Gross, Steve Wilson, Vincent Herring and tenor players Greg Tardy, Wayne Escoffrey and Paul Carr.

Michael Buble: Flying High (For the Love of...)

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Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. Lil was a very intelligent and ambitious woman who felt that Louis was wasting himself playing in Oliver's band. Key figures in developing the "big" jazz band included bandleaders and arrangers Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson, Earl Hines, Glenn Miller, and Artie Shaw. was a much-imitated innovator of early jazz.

Jazz Talk (Roots of jazz)

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Davis apparently saw it as a transitional work for him, as the album was the first in what would become a series of his releases to bear the subtitle "Directions in music by Miles Davis". Nearly all jazz is influenced to some degree by classical music, if only because it is normally organized according to the rules of functional tonality. After a while, they branched out, most notably into the Herbie Nichols Project, a passionate quest of Kimbrough and Allison, in particular, doing yeoman's research into the archives of Herbie Nichols, an unjustly neglected great pianist and composer of the early 1950s (a peer of Monk who, like him, made a few albums for Blue Note in the early '50s but never climbed into the mainstream), and arranging his pieces for the JCC.

Just for a Thrill: Lil Hardin Armstrong, First Lady of Jazz

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He went on to compose 50 Broadway musicals and more than 500 songs, including “Give My Regards To Broadway,” “The Yankee Doodle Boy” and “You’re a Grand Old Flag.” A native of Providence, R. Bille and DeDe Pierce - pianist and trumpeter/vocalist, traditional jazz and blues* Louis Prima - trumpeter/vocalist/composer who combined Italian music, jazz, blues, swing, and popular music* Doreen Ketchens - present-day clarinetist, traditional jazz/swing Dr.

Coltrane: The Story of a Sound

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Waller therefore provides a stride solo in a classic sense, with the right-hand melody underscored by choppy, left-handed 4/4 patterns. On July 6th, 1971, Louis died in his sleep. ("Jazz Greats: Louis Armstrong") Charlie Parker was born in Kansas City, Missouri, which at the time was one of the most popular jazz spots in the country. (Alexander) His nickname, Bird or Yardbird, came from his love of chickens. If anything, Bolden could be said to have been a blues player.

Jazzwomen: Conversations with Twenty-One Musicians (Profiles

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However, in a short period of ten years, it left behind a legacy that still influences some of the greatest music, even today. The Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown album and the song "If You Could See Me Now" were honored by the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 and 1999. Price 1888-1953); "Listen to the Lambs" "The Chariot Jubliee" and "Ave Maria" (R. Critic Vu Lam commented about the artists and exhibition: "…They were well trained in the professional art environment, have reached the mature in their ages as well as their job.