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Encyclopedia of jazz and blues

Author: Keith Shadwick
Publisher: London : Quintet Pub. Ltd., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biographies of key figures in the world of 20th century jazz and blues music, with special features on selected individuals.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Shadwick
ISBN: 1861553854 9781861553850
OCLC Number: 49856222
Notes: "New Burlington Books."
Includes indexes.
Description: 704 pages : portraits (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Jazz : legends of style --
Blues : keeping the faith. The artists : an A-Z of the best in jazz with special features on Albert Ayler, Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, Count Basie, Sidney Bechet, Dave Brubeck, Benny Carter, Ornette Coleman, John Coltraine, Miles Davis, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Fletcher Henderson, Woody Herman, Billie Holiday, Keith Jarrett, Louis Jordan, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Wynton Marsalis, Charles Mingus, Thelonius Monk, Jelly Roll Morton, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, George Russell, Artie Shaw, Archie Shepp, Nina Simone, Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Sarah Vaughan, Fats Waller, Mary Lou Williams, Lester Young. The artists : an A-Z of the best in blues with special features on Luther Allison, Big Maceo, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Big Bill Broonzy, Charles Brown, Ray Charles, Albert Collins, Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, Willie Dixon, Champion Jack Dupree, Sleepy John Estes, Buddy Guy, W.C. Handy, John Lee Hooker, Eddie "Son" House, Howlin' Wolf, Elmore James, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lonnie Johnson, Robert Johnson, Louis Jordan, B.B. King, Freddie King, Leadbelly, Walter "Furry" Lewis, Walter "Brownie" McGhee, Memphis Minnie, Robert Nighthawk, Charlie Patton, Professor Longhair, Ma Rainey, Jimmy Rushing, Frank "Son" Seals, Johnny Shines, Bessie Smith, Tampa Red, Big Mama Thornton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Aaron "T-Bone" Walker, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Big Joe Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Johnny Winter.
Responsibility: Keith Shadwick.

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Biographies of key figures in the world of 20th century jazz and blues music, with special features on selected individuals.

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