An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians by Benjamin Franklin V

By Benjamin Franklin V

Энциклопедия джазовых и блюзовых музыкантов Южной Каролины от XIX века до современности, включая не только таких звёзд, как James Brown и Dizzy Gillespie, но и забытых музыкантов. In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V files the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians diversity from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the remarkable (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the vague (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace Spoons Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). prepared alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the books entries contain uncomplicated biographical info, South Carolina flats, profession info, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band individuals, motion pictures, awards, websites, and lists of assets for added analyzing.

Show description

Read or Download An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians PDF

Similar african americans books

America Is Me: 170 Fresh Questions and Answers on Black American History

Using a question-and-answer structure and organized chronologically via period, this readable, energetic research examines hundred key points of African-American heritage and tradition, from slavery to the humanities, sciences, civil rights move, and extra. journey.

Through the Storm, Through the Night: A History of African American Christianity

Paul Harvey illustrates how black Christian traditions supplied theological, institutional, and private innovations for cultural survival in the course of bondage and into an period of partial freedom. whilst, he covers the continuing tug-of-war among subject matters of "respectability" as opposed to practices derived from an African historical past; the adoption of Christianity via the bulk; and the critique of the adoption of the "white man's faith" from the eighteenth century to the current.

The Death and Life of Malcolm X

For this paperback variation of an incredible paintings on essentially the most vital black leaders of this century, the writer, a senior editor of Newsweek, has additional a considerable epilogue which argues convincingly that 3 of the 5 accomplices in Malccolm X's assassination in 1965 are nonetheless unfastened. (Univ. of Illinois Press)

My Life, My Love, My Legacy

The Washington Post’s Books to learn in 2017The manhattan occasions publication overview Editors' ChoiceUSA at the present time, “New and Noteworthy”Read it ahead, favourite Reads of January 2017A Parade journal Pick"This publication is exceedingly Coretta's tale . . . relatively soaking up. . . beneficiant, in a fashion that's retro in our tradition.

Extra info for An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians

Sample text

Htm (2010; accessed 21 May 2014); “In Rememberance [sic] of . . htm (2013; accessed 21 May 2014); Todd Baptista, “In Rememberance [sic] of . . html (2014; accessed 21 May 2014). C. residences: Charleston (1886–ca. 1910, early to mid1920s–1950s), possibly Sumter (possibly mid-1910s) A ward of Jenkins Orphanage, Blake played in its bands. Y. After leaving the orphanage he traveled with theatrical productions until approximately 1917. He is probably the W. L. Blake who played with the Rabbit’s Foot Minstrels in 1910 and Silas Green from New Orleans, a tent show, in 1916, as well as the William Blake who played with Prof.

In 1937 he played with Bobby Hackett at Nick’s, joined the band of Bunny Berigan, toured with Ben Bernie, and affiliated briefly with Jan Savitt. He recorded prolifically during the 1940s, including with major jazz musicians; he is on Billie Holiday’s initial recording of “Lover Man” (1944).

After Kerr | 11 went out of business in the mid-1940s, Anderson toured with other medicine shows. In 1950 he was recorded playing with one such show; this music was released on Riverside. Anderson became recognized in the early 1960s as a result of albums released on Bluesville, all recorded by Samuel Charters. This flurry of recording activity occurred during a national blues revival. The Englishman Syd Barrett used Pink and the first name of bluesman Floyd Council to name his band Pink Floyd, which became popular in the 1960s.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 44 votes