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Jazz anecdotes

Author: Bill Crow
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd time aroundView all editions and formats
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This revised edition of Jazz Anecdotes comes with 150 new anecdotes about jazz musicians both classic and contemporary.

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Crow
ISBN: 9780195187953 0195187954
OCLC Number: 60245672
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 391 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Wild scenes --
The word "jazz" --
Beginnings --
Inventions --
Pianos --
Teachers and Students --
Stage fright --
Reading music --
Hiring and firing --
Managers, agents and bosses --
On the road --
Arrangers and arrangements --
Cutting contests --
52nd Street --
Jazz records --
Jazz on the air --
The well-dressed jazz musician --
Prejudice --
Songs --
Goofs --
Pranks --
The put-on --
Good lines --
Nicknames --
Louis Armstrong --
Bessie Smith --
Bix Beiderbecke --
Thomas "Fats" Waller --
Eddie Condon --
Pee Wee Russell --
Duke Ellington and his orchestra --
Benny Goodman --
Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young --
Art Tatum and his children --
Joe Venuti --
Tommy Dorsey --
Lionel Hampton --
Charlie Parker --
John Birks Gillespie --
Charles Mingus --
Zoot Sims and Al Cohn --
Miles Davis and John Coltrane --
Jokes.
Responsibility: Bill Crow.
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