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Bebop : the music and its players

Author: Thomas Owens
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Bebop, Owens conducts us on an insightful, loving tour through the music, players, and recordings that changed American culture. Combining vivid portraits of bebop's gigantic personalities with deft musical analysis, he ranges from the early classics of modern jazz (starting with the 1943 Onyx Club performances of Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, Don Byas, and George Wallington) through the central  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Owens, Thomas, 1938-
Bebop.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)639579796
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Owens
ISBN: 0195106512 9780195106510 0195052870 9780195052879
OCLC Number: 28891136
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 1996"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 322 pages : music ; 21 cm
Contents: The beginnings --
Early classics --
The Parker style --
Alto saxophonists --
Tenor saxophonists --
Trumpeters --
Pianists --
Bassists and drummers --
Other instrumentalists --
Ensembles --
Younger masters.
Responsibility: Thomas Owens.
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An exploration of the music, players, and recordings that changed American culture. Vivid portraits of bebop's personalities - among them Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis - are  Read more...

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a book that deserves a place on the shelves of all jazz lovers * Stage & Television Today *

 
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