The Duke Ellington Reader

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Honestly, drugs are drugs and everybody uses them. The $3,000 prize funds a commission to write a new work for premiere at the following year’s showcase concert by the BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble featuring leading New York-based musicians. In 1938 she won a singing contest at Harlem's Apollo Theatre and was subsequently featured with big bands led by Noble Nissle, Edgar Hayes, Cab Calloway, and Cootie Williams, with whom she recorded in 1945.

The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor

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Rudd recalls that by mid-April, meetings consisted of him, Dixon, and two or three other people. This means that, in order to get paid your royalties, all writers on a song must be a member of the same rights organisation. The harmonic material of many standard tunes consists of nothing more than variations of turnarounds. I think it's up to musicians to sell themself. French modern music - Pulenc was a member of the group of "Six" in Paris. However, she began to sing more often after the pianist and trombonist Cliff Smalls joined the band.

The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music

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The first scholarly journal devoted to women and gender, Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture, was established in 1997 under the aegis of The International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM); it has since become an independent journal edited by Suzanne Cusick (University of Nebraska Press). Orlando Lopez Vergara was a bassist who was born in 1933 and died in 2009. His compositions include 32 piano sonatas, 15 string quartets, 5 concertos, and nine symphonies.

Blue Melody: Tim Buckley Remembered

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He helped popularize the music of the French Creole speakers of Louisiana,... John William Coltrane, also called “Trane” was born on the 23rd of September in 1926 and died on 17th of July in 1967. The valve trombone was developed around 1828 and gained wide use in bands, but little use in orchestras. in German) was a concentration camp located in Czechoslovakia that was created by Hitler as a "model camp" to mislead the world about conditions within the camps and ghettos.

A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album

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However, besides them there are other great classical composers of the Renaissance who were the first to express their personal lyrical drama in music. Marcus lost his sight by age five and was self taught on the piano, well almost. Cellist Filip Tomic (Photo: news.vn) … [Read more...] The screening of documentary Copenhagen Dreams by director Max Kestner, plus 3 short films by Martin De Thurah was held at at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi o n July 20.

Duke Ellington, Jazz Composer

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In more advanced uses, MIDI information can to indicate the starting and stopping points of a song or the metric position within a song. I compared Corley's subtle interpretation with Helen Walker-Hill's more dynamic performance on "Kaleidoscope: Music by African-American Women" (Leonarda Productions, 1995) and decided: I enjoy them both for different reasons. Hughes was a much-respected drummer's drummer, who was described (by Billboard Magazine) as 'surely the most technically-brilliant drummer of the early rock era'.

Stan Kenton: This Is an Orchestra! (North Texas Lives of

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That's What I Like About the South" and "The Thing." Two North American ensembles that do commission works, by other composers as well as by members, are the ROVA Saxophone Quartet and the Vancouver NOW Orchestra. Chambers exhibits a powerful style that is technically proficient, yet highly musical and groove-oriented. Followership can be a noble calling, but organizations need to let it flourish. Here are several of them along with some important musicians in each style: Later a resurgence of Hard bop influenced jazz came with musicians including: Woody Shaw, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Kenny Garrett and Michael Brecker Important current Jazz musicians include: Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Dave Douglas, Cassandra Wilson and Diana Krall, plus many others.

New York City Jazz (Images of America)

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Buster Bailey, a black jazz musician said, “One thing I’m happy to see is the integration that’s happening among musicians” (qtd. in Means, 1968, p. 22). His current band, Soulgrass, is a melting pot of quintessential American music. The searches are free and are intended to help you find the right band/musician quickly and easily. From the program notes to the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival written by Martin Luther King Jr. Chicoy Valdes is a guitarist who was born in Havana in 1955.

An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh (Studies in

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Biancolli indicates that Fritz's mother was most probably not of Jewish origin, but this assertion is apparently incorrect. Art Tatum died from uremia which was caused by kidney failure. "If it had not been for Joe Oliver, Jazz would not be what it is today." - Louis Armstrong Joseph Nathan Oliver was born in Louisiana and came to work in New Orleans. The horn was still not frequently heard as a purely musical instrument during this time, although hunting horns were used on stage in some operas to help depict a hunting scene.

Stompin' at The Grand Terrace: A Jazz Memoir in Verse

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Where Miles in the Sky meandered a bit, this is considerably more focused, even on the three songs that run over ten minutes, yet it still feels transitional. Chico O’Farrill is a composer and trumpeter who was born in 1921 and passed away in 2001. She won first place in the Randy Edman Jazz Piano Competition in 1998, and moved to New York City where she performed with renowned musicians, and began touring and recording internationally. His poetry is well known and is studied in schools and colleges across America (Grimes 2).