18 Sep

Usher : The Ultimate Entertainer

Marc S. Malkin

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He found a job in the house band of the "Blackhawk", a famous San Francisco Jazz Club and rom 1955 to 1957, he played with artists such as Cannonball Adderly, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, the Modern Jazz Quartet and many others. What is the definition of a mezzo soprano? He was admitted to a hospital and underwent surgery, but tragically died) b. In his story, "God Help Us All", Chris Ward is hoping for a miracle. Unfortunately, I am not prepared to offer an explanation of how jazz and classical music achieve epiphanies, but I am willing to do a bit of beating around this particular bush.

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17 Sep

King of the Delta Blues: The Life and Music of Charlie

Stephen Calt

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Gibbons - guitar ZZ-Top "I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. The composer suffered from high blood pressure and was recently hospitalised for a week before returning home and receiving outpatient treatment. The band, also known by the names: Bill Haley and The Comets and Bill Haley’s Comets (and several variations thereof), was one of the earliest groups of white musicians to bring rock and roll to the attention of white America and the rest of the world.

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17 Sep

Deep Down Hard Blues: Tribute to Lightnin

Sarah Ann West

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Jacques, Clifton Davis, Paul Rogers, Paula Kelly, Alan Weeks, Paulene Myers. My clothes are covered with chili that slid unnoticed out of my mouth at some point. And Noah did ask, "What are these Three Things? From left to right: Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Mick Jagger. He founded the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966, which has performed continuously ever since (currently called the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.) This project presents the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra's loving and alert interpretations of nine of Jones' charts from the 1960's and 1970's. "A-That's Freedom," " Once Around," "Quiet Lady," "Central Park North," "Yours and Mine," "Fingers," " Groove Merchant," "All My Yesterdays," "My Centennial."

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17 Sep

When Colored Was Cool

Cora M. Moncrief

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Jimmy Yancey started recording only in 1939 but was recognized as an influence by the early boogie pianists: his style in Yancey Stomp (1939), The Fives (1939) and State Street Special (1939) was almost purely percussive, while Slow and Easy Blues (1939) was actually in sixteen bars, Yancey's Bugle Call (1940) was full of suspense, and Death Letter Blues (1940) was a heart-wrenching blues. The bishop also arranged for Guido to give (c. 1028) to Pope John XIX an antiphonary he had begun in Pomposa.

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17 Sep

Miles: The Autobiography (Picador Books)

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In 1949, Oden partnered with Joe Brown to form a small recording company called J. Please contact your local College / Non Profit Radio Station .. ask them to carry the show and tell them Syndication is Immediately Available in Most Areas ... He graduated from the Perkins School for the Blind and attended Clark University. I decorated an old top hat (a cardboard box will do) with music notes and symbols.

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17 Sep

Blues Mandolin Man: The Life and Music of Yank Rachell

Richard Congress

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Drawing on archives, obscure recordings, untapped sources in the African American press, and interviews with participants, Blue Rhythm Fantasy is a long-overdue study of the arranger during this dynamic era of American music history. "Writers have always been quick to heap praise on the soloists, vocalists and composers of the Swing Era but John Wriggle's Blue Rhythm Fantasy finally shines the spotlight on the craftsmen who really made the Swing Era swing: the arrangers.

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17 Sep

Miles Davis and David Liebman: Jazz Connections (Studies in

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But he also took private composition lessons from Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (who also had taught George Duning, among others.) Williams left college for a 3-year stint in the Air Force, after which he returned to New York City. A strong, distinct style straddling the border with blues came out of New Orleans, and was based on a rolling piano style first made famous by Professor Longhair. Y. “Yip” Harburg, Ted Koehler and Dorothy Fields. In 1938-39 he attended Nadia Boulanger's composition classes at Fontainebleau, outside Paris, and at Radcliffe College, Cambridge (Mass.).

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16 Sep

Bars, Blues, and Booze: Stories from the Drink House

Emily D. Edwards

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John Lee " Sonny Boy" Williamson (who moved to Chicago from Tennessee in 1937) integrated the blues harmonica into the blues singing, so that the two became one continuous voice. The first great barrehouse pianist was Roosevelt Sykes Bey, who moved to Chicago in 1929 and coined a rhythmic, pseudo-boogie style with 44 Blues (1929), The Night Time The Right Time (1936) and Driving Wheel (1949). Melodic and chordal half steps happen frequently in this arrangement. The incredible chromatic harmony and wild contrasts in his music seem to be a reflection of Gesualdo's temptestuous personality.

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16 Sep

Joni Mitchell -- Both Sides Now

Brian Hinton

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Musically, Mozart’s main preoccupation was with Die Entführung in the early part of 1782. He was known to down denatured alcohol, used for artificial heat, when the real thing wasn't available, a habit he documented in his original song "Canned Heat," from which the 1960s blues-rock group took its name. Includes MIDI files of symmetrical 13-note all-interval-class/all-contour melodies, which are a conceptual basis for a new conception of tonality that transcends the archaic tonal/atonal opposition.

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16 Sep

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday, Cafe Society, And An Early

David Margolick

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During this period, Steiner had done some limited arranging, but had been mostly just a pit orchestra conductor during the past two decades while in Europe and New York. Hawaii born, Chris Yeaton, draws from a lineage of great Hawaiian slack key tradition. S. examples including the Manhattan School of Music and the Berklee College of Music. For a more thorough definition, go to Who Is a Folk Artist? In 1981 The Clash played in front of a screaming full house as their fifth album stood in the top 5 of American charts.

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