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Celebrating the Duke, and Louis, Bessie, Billie, Bird, Carmen, Miles, Dizzy, and other heroes

Author: Ralph J Gleason; Studs Terkel
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Bop (Music)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Jazz
Named Person: Dizzy Gillespie; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; Bessie Smith; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; Dizzy Gillespie; Bessie Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph J Gleason; Studs Terkel
ISBN: 0316315850 9780316315852
OCLC Number: 1418782
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Description: xx, 280 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Jazz : Black art/American art --
Heroes. Bessie Smith ; Louis Armstrong ; Jimmie Lunceford ; Billie Holiday : Lady Day ; Pres : Lester Young ; Charlie "Bird" Parker ; John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie ; John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet ; Carmen McRae ; John Coltrane ; Miles Davis ; The death of Albert Ayler --
The Duke. Farewell to the DUke ; A Ducal calendar 1952-1974 ; Coda : the piano player.
Other Titles: Celebrating the Duke
Responsibility: Ralph J. Gleason ; preface by Studs Terkel.

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