eBook Historical Dictionary of Jazz, 1st Edition

  • John S. Davis
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  • ISBN-10: 0810878984
  • ISBN-13: 9780810878983
  • DDC: 781.6503
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 470 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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THE HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF JAZZ covers the history of Jazz through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,500 cross-referenced entries on significant jazz performers, band leaders, bands, venues, record labels, recordings, and the different styles of jazz. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone seeking a broader understanding of the history of jazz and the connections within the genre.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Historical Dictionary.
Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editor’s Foreword.
Reader’s Note.
Acronyms and Abbreviations.
Chronology.
Introduction.
1: A&M Records.
2: Abene, Michael.
3: Abercrombie, John.
4: Abrams, Muhal Richard.
5: Accordion.
6: Ace of Hearts.
7: Acid Jazz (I).
8: Acid Jazz (II).
9: Actuelle.
10: Acuna, Alex.
11: Adderley, Julian “Cannonball”.
12: Adderley, Nathaniel “Nat”.
13: Adler, Larry.
14: Affinity.
15: Afro-Cuban Jazz.
16: Ajax Records.
17: Akiyoshi, Toshiko.
18: Albam, Manny.
19: Album.
20: Alexander, Montgomery Bernard “Monty”.
21: Ali, Rashied.
22: Allen, Henry “Red”.
23: Allen, Steve.
24: Allison, John “Mose,” Jr..
25: Alto Saxophone.
26: Altschul, Barry.
27: Alvarez, Chico.
28: American Federation of Jazz Societies (AFJS).
29: American Jazz Orchestra.
30: American Record Company (ARC).
31: Ammons, Albert.
32: Ammons, (Eu)gene “Jug”.
33: Anderson, Ivie Marie.
34: Anderson, Ray.
35: Anderson, William Alonzo “Cat”.
36: Anderson’s Annex.
37: Andre, Wayne.
38: Anthony, Raymond “Ray”.
39: Antibes-Juan-Les-Pins Jazz Festival.
40: Antillean Jazz.
41: Antolini, Charly.
42: Apex Club.
43: Apollo Theater.
44: Arcadian Serenaders.
45: ARC-BRC.
46: Argo Records.
47: Arkansas Travelers.
48: Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS).
49: Armstrong, Lillian Hardin “Lil”.
50: Armstrong, Louis.
51: Arrangement.
52: Art Ensemble of Chicago.
53: Artists House.
54: Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians Inc. (AACM).
55: Assunto.
56: Astoria Hot Eight.
57: Atco Records.
58: Atlantic Records.
59: Auld, Georgie.
60: Aurora.
61: Austin High School Gang.
62: Australian Jazz Quartet/Quintet.
63: Avakian, George.
64: Avant-Garde.
65: Ax(e).
66: Ayler, Albert.
67: Ayler, Donald.
68: Azimuth.
69: Backbeat.
70: Bailey, Colin.
71: Bailey, William C. “Buster”.
72: Baker, Chesney “Chet”.
73: Baker, David.
74: Baker, Harold “Shorty”.
75: Bakton Records.
76: Ballad.
77: ’Bama State Collegians.
78: Bandleader.
79: Banjo.
80: Barber, John William “Bill”.
81: Barbieri, Gato.
82: Bari.
83: Baritone Saxophone.
84: Barnet, Charlie.
85: Barnyard Effects.
86: Barrelhouse.
87: Barrelhouse Jazz.
88: Barrelhouse Jazz Band.
89: Barretto, Ray(mond).
90: Barron, Kenny.
91: Basie, William “Count”.
92: Basin Street.
93: Bass.
94: Bass Clarinet.
95: Bass Clef.
96: Bass Drum.
97: Bass Guitar.
98: Batiste, Alvin.
99: Battle of Bands.
100: Beat.
101: Bebop.
102: Bechet, Sidney.
103: Bechet Legacy.
104: Bee Hive.
105: Behind the Beat.
106: Beiderbecke, Leon “Bix”.
107: Beirach, Richard.
108: Bellson, Louie.
109: Bend.
110: Bennett, Tony.
111: Benson, George.
112: Berimbau.
113: Berklee College (School) of Music.
114: Berliner Jazztage.
115: Bethlehem.
116: Bey, Andy.
117: Big Band.
118: Big Bands International.
119: Big Chief Jazzband.
120: Big Four.
121: Bird.
122: Birdland.
123: Bistrouille Amateurs Dance Orchestra.
124: Black and Blue.
125: Black & White.
126: Black Artists Group (BAG).
127: Black Bottom.
128: Black Bottom Stompers.
129: Black Lion.
130: Black Saint.
131: Blackwell, Ed(ward) Joseph.
132: Blake, Eubie.
133: Blakey, Art.
134: Blanton, Jimmy.
135: Bley, Carla.
136: Bley, Paul.
137: Blood, Sweat and Tears.
138: Blow.
139: Bluebird.
140: Blue Devils.
141: Blue Note.
142: Blues.
143: Blues Alley.
144: Blues Progression.
145: Blythe, Arthur.
146: Bolden, Buddy.
147: Bomb.
148: Bone.
149: Bongos.
150: Boogie-Woogie.
151: Book.
152: Bossa Nova.
153: Bostic, Earl.
154: Bowie, Lester.
155: Braff, Ruby.
156: Brass Band.
157: Brass (Section).
158: Braxton, Anthony.
159: Break.
160: Brecker, Michael.
161: Brecker, Randy.
162: Bricktop’s.
163: Bridge.
164: British Rhythm Society.
165: Brookmeyer, Robert “Bob”.
166: Brötzmann, Peter.
167: Brown, Clifford.
168: Brubeck, Dave.
169: Brunswick.
170: Brush.
171: Bucket Mute.
172: Burrell, Kenneth Earl “Kenny”.
173: Burton, Gary.
174: Butterfield, Billy.
175: Butterfield, Don.
176: Byas, Don.
177: Byers, Billy.
178: Byrd, Charlie.
179: Byrd, Donald(son) Toussaint L’Ouverture, II.
180: Cables, George Andrew.
181: Cadet.
182: Cadillac.
183: Café Bohemia.
184: Café Society.
185: California Ramblers.
186: Call and Response.
187: Callender, Red.
188: Calloway, Cabell “Cab”.
189: Calypso.