Jazz Bandleaders by Genre: Bebop Bandleaders, Classic Jazz Bandleaders, Cuban Jazz (Genre) Bandleaders, Dance Band Bandleaders

Jazz Bandleaders by Genre: Bebop Bandleaders, Classic Jazz Bandleaders, Cuban Jazz (Genre) Bandleaders, Dance Band Bandleaders

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Editorial Reviews - Jazz Bandleaders by Genre From the Publisher Chapters: Bebop Bandleaders, Classic Jazz Bandleaders, Cuban Jazz (Genre) Bandleaders, Dance Band Bandleaders, Dixieland Bandleaders, Dixieland Revivalist Bandleaders, Experimental Big Band Bandleaders, Latin Jazz Bandleaders, Swing Bandleaders, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Sun Ra, Cab Calloway, Nick Larocca, Bunk Johnson, Fletcher Henderson, Tommy Dorsey, Cab Kaye, Earl Hines, Stan Kenton, Benny Carter, Rubén Blades, Tal Henry, Jimmy Dorsey, Shep Fields, Xavier Cugat, Jimmie Lunceford, Bob Crosby, Nat Gonella, Al Hirt, Chick Webb, Don Redman, Erskine Butterfield, Charlie Barnet, George Paxton, Hal Kemp, Wingy Manone, Leo Baxter, Andy Kirk, Bill Watrous, Percy Humphrey, Ziggy Elman, Mathias Rüegg, Erskine Hawkins, Matty Matlock, Earl Fuller, Tony Balluff, Reuben Phillips, Bob Helm, Craig Ball. Excerpt: Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 July 6, 1971) nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" cornet and trumpet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence on jazz, shifting the music's focus from collective improvisation to solo performers. With his distinctive gravelly voice, Armstrong was also an influential singer, demonstrating great dexterity as an improviser, bending the lyrics and melody of a song for expressive purposes. He was also greatly skilled at scat singing, or vocalizing using syllables instead of actual lyrics. Renowned for his charismatic stage presence and deep, instantly recognizable voice almost as much as for his trumpet-playing, Armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz music, and by the end of his career in the 1960s, he was widely regarded as a profou... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=18313 Synopsis Chapters: Bebop Bandleaders, Classic Jazz Bandleaders, Cuban Jazz
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781157861157
Publisher: Books LLC
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 17 mm
Width: 150 mm
ISBN-10: 1157861156
Publisher Date: 15 Sep 2010
Height: 226 mm
No of Pages: 306
Series Title: English
Weight: 449 gr
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