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Handful of keys : conversations with thirty jazz pianists

Author: Alyn Shipton
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pianists occupy a unique place in the story of jazz. Above all, piano jazz is about the individuals who have made their own contributions to the style. In this collection, Alyn Shipton draws together conversations with many of the key practitioners, spanning the period from the birth of bebop to the present. --From book jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Entretiens
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shipton, Alyn.
Handful of keys.
New York : Routledge, 2004
(OCoLC)636583425
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alyn Shipton
ISBN: 0415972574 9780415972574
OCLC Number: 57013783
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Carla Bley --
JoAnne Brackeen --
Dave Brubeck --
Uri Caine --
Alice Coltrane --
Chick Corea --
Sylvie Courvoisier --
Tommy Flanagan --
Michael Garrick --
Benny Green --
Herbie Hancock --
Andrew Hill --
Abdullah Ibrahim --
Keith Jarrett --
Brian Kellock --
Diana Krall --
John Lewis --
Jacques Loussier --
Junior Mance --
Marian McPartland --
Oscar Peterson --
Michel Petrucciani --
Horace Silver --
Esbjörn Svensson --
Billy Taylor --
John Taylor --
Butch Thompson --
Sir Charles Thompson --
Mal Waldron --
Gerald Wiggins.
Responsibility: Alyn Shipton.

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Pianists occupy a unique place in the story of jazz. Above all, piano jazz is about the individuals who have made their own contributions to the style. In this collection, Alyn Shipton draws together conversations with many of the key practitioners, spanning the period from the birth of bebop to the present. --From book jacket.

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