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Wein, George

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Most widely held works by George Wein
Jazz by Ken Burns( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s jazz fragments into the avant-garde and many divided schools of thought. Many jazz musicians like Dexter Gordon are forced to leave America in search of work while others use the music as a form of social protest: Max Roach, Charles Mingus, and Archie Shepp make overtly political musical statements. John Coltrane appeals to a broad audience before his untimely death. Saxophonist Stan Getz helps boost a craze for bossa nova music, but in the early 1970s jazz founders Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington pass away. Miles Davis leads a movement of jazz musicians who incorporate elements of rock and soul into their music and "fusion" wins listeners. By the mid-1980's jazz begins to bounce back led by Wynton Marsalis and a new generation of musicians. Now as it approaches its centennial, jazz is still alive, still changing and still swinging
Jazz by Ken Burns( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1955 and 1960, rhythm and blues and rock ' roll erode jazz' audiences but the music still enjoys tremendous creativity. Saxophonist Sonny Rollins and trumpeter Clifford Brown make their marks while Duke Ellington emerges stronger than ever and Miles Davis and John Coltrane make legendary albums. Louis Armstrong jeopardizes his career when he condemns the government for its failure to act on racism in Little Rock, Ark. Drummer Art Blakely and others attempt to win back R & B audiences to jazz. As stars such as Billie Holiday fade out, others such as Sarah Vaughan burn brightly and newcomers such as Ornette Coleman begin to push the music into uncharted territories
Live in Europe 1969 by Miles Davis Quintet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals that musical identity in transition, with no breaks between tunes, where Miles slaloms between older favorites like Round Midnight
St. Peter & 57th St. by Preservation Hall jazz band( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 50 years, through good times and lean times, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has kept the flame of New Orleans-based traditional jazz burning brightly. In 2012, the PHJB celebrated its half-century mark at Carnegie Hall. A star-studded cast of guest musicians from rock, New Orleans R & B, alternative, rap, gospel, Americana and indie pop worlds show the ever-growing cachet of the band, and the universal respect they have earned
Bert Stern : original mad man by Bert Stern( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bert Stern: original mad man is the definitive voyage into the life and work of one of the greatest American photographers of all time. An original Madison Avenue "mad man," Stern's images helped create modern advertising; his ground-breaking campaign for Smirnoff forever changed the industry. The iconic photos he took of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, Sophia Loren, Twiggy, and the infamous Lolita image from Kubrick's film, minted Stern - along with Irving Penn and Richard Avedon - as a celebrity in his own right. Indeed, his photos from Monroe's "Last Sitting" are considered to be the ultimate images of the 20th century icon. After marrying legendary ballet dancer and Balanchine muse Allegra Kent, the kid from Brooklyn was sitting on top of the world ... until a dramatic fall from grace. Featuring Bert Stern, Allegra Kent, Twiggy Lawson, Jerry Della Femina, Judith Crist, George Wein & more
Good evening, ev'rybody : in celebration of Louis Armstrong( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of his 70th birthday, the organizers of the Newport Jazz Festival presented a special tribute to one of the great figures of jazz, Louis Armstrong. Features commentary by Armstrong
The Museum of Modern Art and Metronome Magazine present by George Wein( )

3 editions published in 1960 and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jazz piano by Erroll Garner( Recording )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newport Jazz Festival All-Stars by Newport Jazz Festival All-Stars( Recording )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
The complete Capitol & Atlantic recordings of Jimmy Giuffre by Jimmy Giuffre( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Wein is alive and well in Mexico by George Wein( Recording )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European tour by Newport All-Stars( Recording )

6 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Wein's Newport All-Stars by George Wein( Recording )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Jazz at Storyville by Sidney Bechet( Recording )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Wein & the Newport All-Stars by George Wein( Recording )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
We're in the money by Pee Wee Russell( Recording )

6 editions published in 1988 in Undetermined and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salute to Newport by Pee Wee Russell( )

2 editions published in 1978 and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Swing that music by George Wein( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bern concert '89 by Newport Jazz Festival All-Stars( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myself among others by George Wein( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggles and triumphs of the man behind the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and music festivals all over the world
 
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Myself among others
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Syncopated rhythms : 20th-century African American art from the George and Joyce Wein collection
Alternative Names
George Wein

George Wein americký promotér a hudebník

George Wein Amerikaans jazzmuzikant

George Wein amerikansk musikar

George Wein amerikansk musiker

George Wein musicien américain de jazz

George Wein US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker und Impresario

Wein, George T.

Wein, George Theodore.

Wein, George Theodore 1925-

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