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Christian, Charlie

guitar, jazz guitar, electric guitar pioneer, electric guitar


born: 22 Mar 1916 Dallas, Texas / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 22 Mar 1919 Source: 2  
born: 29 Jul 1916 Source: 3,4  
born: ------- 1918 Source: 5  
born: 29 Jul 1916 Texas / state, USA  
born: 29 Jul 1916 Bonham, Texas / state, USA Source: 6  
born: 29 Jul 1916 Dallas, Texas / state, USA Source: 7  
born: circa ------- 1918 Dallas, Texas / state, USA Source: 8,9  
born: 1916 Bonham, Texas / state, USA Source: 10  

died: 02 Mar 1942 New York / city, USA Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 91 items with information about Charlie Christian:


 2001

Index of Artists

p. 855-906 In:
Cuscuna, Michael
Ruppli, Michel
The Blue Note label : a discography
Revised and expanded
Compiled by Michael Cuscuna and Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 913 p.

Number of People : 5,313


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Sallis, James
The guitar in jazz : an anthology
Edited by James Sallis
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1996, 210 p.

Number of People : 12


 1996

Obrecht, Jas
Saunders King : S. K. Blues
Living Blues N126:46-55 Mar-Apr 1996
       il mus

Number of People : 1


 1996

Samick : License deal to build Charlie Christian model
Music Trades: 144:30-31 Jun 1996
       port

Number of People : 1


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1996

Betts, J.E.
Cleared for takeoff.
A reconstruction of the Christian-Goodman-Mundy Solo Flight
Jazz Research Papers (Iaje), 1996, p. 1-6
       bibliog biog notes

Number of People : 1


 1996

Cole, R.
Chuck Wayne interview
Cadence 22:5-14+ Aug 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Tenot, Frank
Frankly speaking
Jazz Magazine (France) N460:49 Jun 1996
       port
       Note: recording: Charlie Christian, the Quintessence: New York - Los Angeles 1939-1941

Number of People : 1


 1995

Milkowski, Bill
25 who mattered most
Jazztimes: 25:53 N7 1995
       port

Number of People : 1


 1995

Record reviews Solo Flight.
Jazz Journal International 48:34 Jun 1995

Number of People : 1


 1994 Source: 4

Gregory, Hugh
1000 Great guitarists : rock, jazz, country, funk ...
London: Balafon Books, 1994, 164 p.

Number of People : 984


 1994

Douse, Cliff
The guitarist book of guitar players
Ely, Cambridgeshire: Music Maker Books, 1994, 145 p.

Number of People : 461


 1994

Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 11
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1994, 316 p.

Number of People : 62


 1994

Reissues Swing to Bop.
Cadence 20:27-9 Feb 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Balen, Noel
L'odyssee du jazz
Paris: Liana Levi, 1994, 767 p.

Number of People : 93


 1993

More untimely deaths

p. 285 In:
Wheaton, Roma
Three steps to heaven : untimely deaths in the music world
London: Warner Books, 1993, 302 p.

Number of People : 37


 1993

The 100 greatest guitarists of the 20th century
Musician N172:45 Feb 1993
       cover il

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews Together.
Jazz Journal International 46:29-30 May 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews The Sextet Live 1939-1941.
Jazz Journal International 46:29-30 Sep 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Porter, L.
Review essay The Hal Leonard Artist Transcription Series
Annual Review of Jazz Studies 6:291-5 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Downs, C.G.
An annotated bibliography of notated Charlie Christian solos
Annual Review of Jazz Studies 6:153-86 1993
       bibliog discog table

Number of People : 1


 1993

Finkelman, J.
Charlie Christian, bebop, and the recordings at Minton's
Annual Review of Jazz Studies 6:187-203 1993
       bibliog biog discog mus notes

Number of People : 1


 1992

LPs and CDs Solo Flight.
Mississippi Rag: 19:28 Feb 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992 Source: 3

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Schmitz, Alexander
Jazzgitarristen
Oreos, 1992, 405 p.

Number of People : 173


 1992

Wagner, S.
Drei Jahre, die den Jazz veranderten
Die kurze Karriere des Jazzgitarristen Charlie Christian (1919-1942)
Neue Musikzeitung 41:18 Aug-Sep 1992

Number of People : 1


 1991

Arnaud, Gerald
Chesnel, Jacques
Masters of Jazz
Gerald arnaud and Jacques Chesnel
Chambers, 1991, 248 p.

Number of People : 81


 1991

Reissues Solo Flight (CD)
Cadence 17:25-8 Jun 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Billard, Francois
Jazz anthology (1918-1939)
Paris: EPM, 1991, 391 p.

Number of People : 385


 1990

Spring, H.
The use of formulas in the improvisations of Charlie Christian
Jazzforschung/jazz Research 22:11-51 1990
       chart discog mus score
       includes summary in German

Number of People : 1


 1990

Ferguson, J.
Blues : jazzmen crossing the bridge : the early years
Guitar Player 24:62 Apr 1990
       biog discog p63

Number of People : 1


 1990

Zimmerman, K.
Rock Hall of Fame salutes inductees as it warns industry to keep up censorship fight
Variety 338:171 Jan 24 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Jeske, Lee
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Forefathers
Rolling Stone N571:84 Feb 8 1990
       port

Number of People : 1


 1990

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone N571:71-7+ Feb 8 1990
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1989

Schuller, Gunther
The swing era. The development of jazz 1930-1945
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989

Number of People : 47


 1989

Reissues Benny Goodman Sextet Featuring Charlie Christian (CD)
Cadence 15:26+ Dec 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988

Reeditions The Genius of the Electric Guitar.
Jazz Magazine (France) N377:61 Dec 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1988

Record reviews LPs : the Genius of the Electric Guitar.
Jazz Journal International 41:28 Dec 1988

Number of People : 1


 1987

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Clef : Verve labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Vol. II: the MGM era
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, c1987, 876 p.

Number of People : 2,595


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Bocker, I.
Charlie Christian : tillfoersikt och stabilitet
Musikern N12:22-3 Dec 1986
       score

Number of People : 1


 1986

Kington, Miles
Weef,
Gelly, Dave
The giants of jazz
Introduction by Miles Kington
Drawings by Weef
New York: Schirmer Books, 1986

Number of People : 79


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1985

Street, A.
La guitare et le jazz : Charlie Christian
Cahiers de la Guitare, les N15:14-15 1985
       biog discog port

Number of People : 1


 1985 Source: 7

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1985 Source: 10

Kienzle, Rich
Great guitarists
[New York City]: Facts on File, c1985, 246 p.

Number of People : 64


 1984

Konow, Albrekt von
Charlie Christian : han foerloste elgitarren
Oj--Orkester Journalen 52:8-11 Nov 1984
       ports

Number of People : 1


 1984

Sallis, James
Jazz guitars : an anthology
New York: Quill, 1984

Number of People : 15


 1984

The top twelve guitarists

The above item is part of :
Britt, Stan
The jazz guitarists
Poole: Blandford Press, 1984

Number of People : 11


 1984

Brooks, Tilford
America's black musical heritage
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1984, 336 p.

Number of People : 53


 1983

Polillo, Arrigo
Jazz : la vicenda e i protagonisti della musica afro-americana
Milan: Amoldo Mondadori Editore, 1983, 789 p.

Number of People : 34


 1983

Savage, William W. Jr.
Singing cowboys and all that jazz
Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press 1983

Number of People : 80


 1982

Some time before
Coda Magazine: N184:23 Jun 1 1982
       Note: recording: The Guitarists

Number of People : 1


 1982

Schede

p. 119-124 In:
Fayenz, Franco
Il nuovo jazz degli anni '40
Rome: Lato Side Editori, 1982

Number of People : 25


 1982

Sallis, James
The guitar players
New York: William Morrow, 1982

Number of People : 13


 1982

Guitarmen, wake up and pluck! Wire for sound
Let 'em hear you play. C. Christian.
Guitar Player 16:50 Mar 1982
       Reprinted from Downbeat July 10 1969

Number of People : 1


 1982

Doering, C.
The changing sounds of rock & roll: Electric guitar
A brief history
Rolling Stone N363:61-2 Feb 18 1982

Number of People : 1


 1982

Obrecht, Jas
Barney Kessel on Charlie Christian
Guitar Player 16:72+ Mar 1982

Number of People : 1


 1982

Obrecht, Jas
Benny Goodman on Charlie Christian
Guitar Player 16:61-2 Mar 1982
       il ports

Number of People : 1


 1982

Obrecht, Jas
Charlie Christian : first star of the electric guitar
Guitar Player 16:48-50+ Mar 1982
       biog cover port il mus ports
       Note: includes his solo version of Honeysuckle Rose

Number of People : 1


 1982

Obrecht, Jas
John Hammond on Charlie Christian
Guitar Player 16:64+ Mar 1982
       ports

Number of People : 1


 1982

Tal Farlow : a Christian outlook
Crescendo International 20:23-4 Aug 1982
       illustr.
       Note: interview

Number of People : 1


 1981 Source: 6

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980 Source: 9

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Blumenthal, B.
Charlie Christian
Musician Player & Listener N27:66-7 Sep-Oct 1980
       biog discog il ports

Number of People : 1


 1979 Source: 2

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Powrozniak, Jozef
Gitarrenlexikon
Berlin: Verlag Neue Musik, 1979, 185 p.

Number of People : 773


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1979

Fossati, Furio
Mannucci, Michele
I grandi della musica jazz
Milan: Longanesi & C., 1979

Number of People : 99


 1978

Summerfield, Maurice J.
The jazz guitar : its evolution and its players
Newcastle, England: Ashley Mark Publishing Co., 1978

Number of People : 113

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1975

Hentoff, Nat
Shapiro, Nat
The jazz makers
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1975

Number of People : 21


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974 Source: 1

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1973

Fisher, Renee B.
Musical prodigies : masters at an early age
New York: Association Press, 1973, 240 p.

Number of People : 89

More Details : (1 Section)


 1972

Feather, Leonard
From Satchmo to Miles
New York: Stein & Day, 1972

Number of People : 12


 1971

Blesh, Rudi
Combo USA : Eight Lives in Jazz.
Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1971

Number of People : 8


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1960

Reisner, Robert George
The jazz titans : including "The Parlance of Hip"
By Robert George Reisner
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960, 168 p.

Number of People : 33


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1953 Source: 5

Wiedemann, Erik
Jorgensen, John
Jazzens hvem-hv ad-hvor
Redaktorer: John Jorgensen og Erik Wiedemann
Copenhagen: Politikens forlag, 1953, 391 p.

Number of People : 688


 1951

Necrology section

p. 440-448 In:
Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 65


 1943 Source: 8

Miller, Paul Eduard
Miller's yearbook of popular music
Chicago: Pem Publications, 1943, 195 p.

Number of People : 573


 undated

Callis, J.
Charlie Christian 1939-1941

Number of People : 1


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