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Mr. P.C. : the life and music of Paul Chambers

Author: Rob Palmer
Publisher: Sheffield ; Bristol, CT : Equinox, 2012.
Series: Popular music history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During his 13 year career between 1955 and 1968, Paul Chambers was one of the leading double bass players in jazz, performing with a wide variety of artists and a range of the music's sub-genres and recording over 300 LPs for labels such as Blue Note, Riverside, Mercury and Columbia Records. Chambers performed as a sideman with some of the greatest names in jazz including Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Paul Chambers; Paul Chambers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Palmer
ISBN: 9781845536367 1845536363 2187645304 9782187645304
OCLC Number: 769429818
Description: x, 430 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Motor City scene --
New York, the jazz corner of the world --
Chambers's music --
Workin' with Miles --
Bass on top --
Milestones --
Blue steps --
Sketches and beyond --
After Miles --
Big Paul.
Series Title: Popular music history.
Responsibility: Rob Palmer.

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During his 13 year career between 1955 and 1968, Paul Chambers was one of the leading double bass players in jazz. Using interviews with family members, friends and colleagues with the jazz  Read more...

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Named one of the best books of 2012 by The New York City Jazz Record

 
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