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Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Thomas Owens

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Created in the jazz clubs of New York City, and initially treated by most musicians and audiences as radical, chaotic, and bewildering, bebop has become, this book states, “the lingua franca of jazz, ... More


Trumpeters

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The lineage of bebop trumpeters begins with Dizzy Gillespie. His colleagues acknowledged him as a leader from the beginning, and soon the general public was aware of him. Most early articles on the ... More


Concert Treasures

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0047
Subject:
Music, Popular

By the 1920s, jazz music was being recorded more or less regularly. And if those who heard the past legendary musicians claim that the records by Fletcher Henderson or King Oliver or Bix Beiderbecke ... More


Dizzy Atmosphere 1939–1941

Alyn Shipton

in Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195141535
eISBN:
9780190268398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195141535.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter looks at the life of Dizzy Gillespie, the trumpeter of Cotton Club Dance Orchestra. Gillespie's entry into the trumpet section did not fit into the framework that Cab Calloway had ... More


Jazz Changes

Martin Williams

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This collection of record notes, interviews, portraits, and reviews recalls the Charlie Parker-Dizzy Gillespie Dial Record sessions, Langston Hughes reading poetry to the sound of jazz, and Thelonius ... More


Early Classics

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the winter of 1943–4, the first small group organized to perform the still-unnamed new music debuted at the Onyx Club on Fifty-Second Street in New York City. It was a quartet, then a quintet, ... More


The Brink of Disaster

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clifford Brown sought new opportunities in Philadelphia. He had been playing at jam sessions for quite a while and had established himself strongly enough so that he thought about forming his own ... More


Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Nick Catalano

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Although he died in a tragic car accident at the age of twenty-five, Clifford Brown is widely considered one of the most important figures in the history of jazz, a trumpet player who ranks with ... More


Mastery

Gary Giddins

in Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690411
eISBN:
9781452949536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690411.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the popularization of bebop jazz music through the band Diz and Bird on Fifty-second Street. The jazz audience considered bebop a terrible dissonance and a frantic assault on ... More


Dial Days: A Conversation with Ross Russell

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ross Russell was an American jazz producer and writer, as well as the founder of Dial Records. After World War II finished, he opened Tempo Music Shop, his own jazz record store, in Hollywood. He ... More


Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Clark Terry

Gwen Terry (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This is the story of one of the most recorded jazz trumpeters of all time, Clark Terry, born in 1920. Thi sbook takes us from his impoverished childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, where jazz could be ... More


Moderns and After

Larry Kart

in Jazz in Search of Itself

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104202
eISBN:
9780300128192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104202.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the story and musical contributions of jazz musicians that belong to the third generation described in the previous chapter. It includes discussions on Dizzy Gillespie, ... More


The Month of June

Nick Catalano

in Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195144000
eISBN:
9780199849017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144000.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1952, Clifford Brown met someone with the unlikely name of Tadley Ewing Peake Dameron. Born in Cleveland in 1917, Dameron had written arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie's big band, and his major ... More


Bird Lives!

Gary Giddins

in Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690411
eISBN:
9781452949536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690411.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the funeral of Charlie Parker, also known as “Yardbird” or “Bird”, an American jazz saxophonist and composer considered as a leading figure for the development of bebop—a form ... More


. Simone-ized ~ 1960 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the many things that happened after Nina last played the Queen Mary Room at the Rittenhouse Hotel—so many that she might have forgotten her free performance at a 1957 benefit ... More


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