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The glass enclosure : the life of Bud Powell

Author: Alan Groves; Alyn Shipton
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2001.
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This biography tells the story of Bud Powell, one of the most significant pianists of modern jazz in the the style that became bop. He was influential in the 1940s and '50s, but suffered ill health  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Groves, Alan.
Glass enclosure.
New York : Continuum, 2001
(OCoLC)639335166
Named Person: Bud Powell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Groves; Alyn Shipton
ISBN: 0826447465 9780826447463
OCLC Number: 45861958
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Oxford : Bayou Press, 1993.
Description: 144 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Upbringing and Cootie Williams --
Minton's and the First Breakdown --
Rehabilitation--The Great Years --
The Mid-1950s--New York --
France --
Last Days in New York --
The Recordings.
Responsibility: by Alan Groves and Alyn Shipton ; recording chronology by Alyn Shipton.

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"A slim but informative volume on Powell's life and career." Francis David, Atlantic Monthly

 
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