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Cole, Nat King

also:

 Coles, Nathaniel Adams  birth name

composer, lyricist, piano, vocals, piano, singer, vocals


born: 17 Mar 1917 Montgomery, Alabama / state, USA Source: 1,2,3  

born: 17 Mar 1919 Source: 4,5,6,7  

died: 15 Feb 1965 Santa Monica, California / state, USA Source: 1,2,3  
died: 15 Feb 1965 Hollywood, California / state, USA Source: 11  

date of Variety obit: 17 Feb 1965  
date of Variety obit: 17 Feb 1965  

active from: 1943 Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 414 items with information about Nat King Cole
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 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


 1999

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 485-503 In:
Castaldo, Gino
Liperi, Felice
Storia della canzone Italiana
Introduzione di Gino Castaldo
Roma: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1999, 543 p.

Number of People : 1,539


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 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

Gabbard, Krin
Jammin at the margins : jazz and the American cinema
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996, 350 p.

Number of People : 4


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 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

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1995

Record reviews The Chronological 1941-43.
Jazz Journal International 48:22 May 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Record reviews The Chronological 1943-44.
Jazz Journal International 48:22-3 May 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Lichtman, I.
The Billboard bulletin Cole's widow sues Capitol
Billboard 107:106 Apr 29 1995
       Note: for breach of contract and unpaid royalties

Number of People : 1


 1995

Neue CDs The Legendary 1941-44 Broadcast Transcriptions (Trio)
Jazz Podium 44:78 May 1995
       port

Number of People : 1


 1995

Legit reviews Abroad
Variety 360:42 Aug 7 1995
       Note: Unforgettable: The Nat King Cole Story, at Garrick Theater, London

Number of People : 1


 1995

Scivales, R.
Nat King Cole's joyful style
Piano Today 15:46-7 N3 1995
       mus port

Number of People : 1


 1995

Record reviews Shows : Vol. 1.
Jazz Journal International 48:26 Oct 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Record reviews The Quintessence: Los Angeles, Chicago, Hollywood, New York 1936-1944.
Jazz Journal International 48:24-5 Aug 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Tynan, John
Classic interview Nat Cole : eye on commercial success
Down Beat 62:34-5 Oct 1995
       port

Number of People : 1


 1994

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

Number of People : 93


 1994

Jeffrey, D.
Is Nelson Riddle's arrangement still Unforgettable?
Billboard 106:10+ May 28 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Record reviews Let's Face the Music and Dance.
Jazz Journal International 47:25-6 Jul 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Friedwald, Will
Weiner, D.
The King Cole Trio on MacGregor
An attempt at a dated listing
Iajrc Journal 27:1-5 N1 1994
       cover port il

Number of People : 1


 1994

Reynolds, J.R.
The rhythm and the blues : Capitol celebrates work of Nat King Cole
Rhino releases 6-CD R&B retrospective
Billboard 106:26 Nov 19 1994
       Note: Tower of Achievement award

Number of People : 1


 1994

Record reviews The Chronological 1940-1941.
Jazz Journal International 47:25 Dec 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Monceaux, Morgan
Marsalis, Wynton
Jazz : my music, my people
By Morgan Monceaux
Foreword by Wynton Marsalis
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994, 64 p.

Number of People : 38


 1994

Record reviews The Chronological 1936-1940.
Jazz Journal International 47:22-3 Nov 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Record reviews The Billy May Sessions.
Jazz Journal International 47:28 Jan 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Reissues WW II Transcriptions (CD)
Cadence 20:82-5 Aug 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Album reviews Got a Penny.
Crescendo & Jazz Music 30:26 N5 1994

Number of People : 1


 1993

Schallplattenbesprechungen Lush Life.
Jazz Podium 42:80 Oct 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Gourse, Leslie
Nat King Cole
Jazz Podium 42:8-10 Mar 1993
       ports
       Note: book excerpt

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews L-O-V-E.
Jazz Journal International 46:24-5 Jul 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Reissues Straighten Up and Fly Right: Live Radio Rareties, 1942-1948 (CD)
Cadence 19:28-9 Oct 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1993

Reissues Lush Life (CD)
Cadence 19:25-6 Aug 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews Early Years of Nat King Cole Trio.
Jazz Journal International 46:30 Sep 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews The Piano Style.
Jazz Journal International 46:30 Sep 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Album reviews Piano Stylings.
Crescendo & Jazz Music 30:26 N4 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Sohmer, J.
A cordial Cole
Down Beat 60:39 Feb 1993
       port

Number of People : 1


 1993

Record reviews Straighten Up and Fly Right!
Jazz Journal International 46:30-31 Sep 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Yanow, S.
Nat King Cole
Coda Magazine: N249:39 May-Jun 1993
       port

Number of People : 1


 1993

Jazz The Instrumental Classics (Trio)
Stereoplay N12:196 Dec 1993
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Giddins, Gary
WeatherBird The comeback king : after decades of famine, a Nat Cole feast
Village Voice: 37:86+ Mar 31 1992
       port
       Note: Mosaic label's 18-CD box set: Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio
       Note: other reissues

Number of People : 1


 1992

Reviews The Trio Recordings (CD)
Cadence 18:105 May 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Recordings The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio
Musician N160:86-7 Feb 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews Rare Radio Recordings & Soundies.
Jazz Journal International 45:32 Feb 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Jazz on the screen Unforgettable Hits.
Jazz Journal International 45:8 Mar 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Album reviews The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio.
Crescendo & Jazz Music 29:23-4 N2 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Sohmer, J.
A vat of Nat
Down Beat 59:38-40 Apr 1992
       port
       Note: Complete Capital Recordings

Number of People : 1


 1992

CD reviews The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio
Jazztimes: 22:48-9 N3 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Whitburn, Joel
The Billboard book of top 40 hits
5th edition
New York: An imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1992, 674 p.

Number of People : 1,471

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Grein, Paul
Capitol Records fiftieth anniversary
The story so far, from the beginning
Billboard 104:c2+ Jun 13 1992
       il port port p1

Number of People : 1


 1992

CD reviews The Trio Recordings
Jazztimes: 22:48-9 N3 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Ripps, R.
Record makers
Stereo Review 57:72 Apr 1992
       Note: eighteen CD limited edition: The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio

Number of People : 1


 1992

Barnes, T.
Capitol Records fiftieth anniversary : Hands across the water
A skilled international player from the start, Capitol has found talent near and far from home and sold it around the globe
Billboard 104:c10+ Jun 13 1992
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Jazz reviews The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio.
Stereo Review 57:113 Dec 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

[minor article]

The above item is part of :
Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 216


 1992

Bourne, M.
Unforgettable music sells
Down Beat 59:11 May 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Jazz & blues The Complete Capitol Recordings of The Nat King Cole Trio
Audio 76:94+ Mar 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Yanow, S.
Syncopation jazz quiz
Jazztimes: 22:90 N4 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio : the Instrumental Classics.
Jazz Journal International 45:20 Jul 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Christgau, Robert
Rock & roll His hit parade : Mr. Cole don't rock and roll
Village Voice: 37:86-8 Mar 31 1992
       Note: his contribution to pop music
       Note: recent reissues

Number of People : 1


 1992

Friedwald, Will
Jazz The Billy Strayhorn suite : Jazz and cocktails
Village Voice: 37:111+ Jun 23 1992
       Note: versions of Lush Life

Number of People : 1


 1992

CD reviews Jazz Encounters.
Jazztimes: 22:75 N8 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

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

Archives
Down Beat 59:61 Apr 1992
       port

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews Jazz Encounters.
Jazz Journal International 45:26-7 Nov 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1992

Album reviews Jazz Encounters.
Crescendo & Jazz Music 29:35 N5 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Record reviews The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio.
Jazz Journal International 45:21-4 Apr 1992

Number of People : 1


 1991

Morris, C.
Cole tribute set fans flames at retail, radio
Billboard 103:1+ Aug 3 1991
       Note: Unforgettable

Number of People : 1


 1991

Reviews Hit That Jive, Jack (Trio)
Guitar Player 25:150 Feb 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Wild, D.
Natalie Cole's unlikely smash : her tribute to her father tops the album charts
Rolling Stone N613:19+ Sep 19 1991
       ports
       Note: Unforgettable

Number of People : 1


 1991

Record reviews The Nat King Cole Story.
Jazz Journal International 44:26 Sep 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Retro-active : the Nat King Cole Story.
Melody Maker 67:45 Jun 15 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Record reviews The Trio Volume Two.
Jazz Journal International 44:21 Jan 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Nathan, David
Natalie Cole honoring her father : Elektra debut is royal tribute to "King"
Billboard 103:34+ Jun 22 1991
       Note: Unforgettable

Number of People : 1


 1991

Reissues Anatomy of a Jam Session (CD)
Cadence 17:63-4 Jan 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Record reviews Anatomy of a Jam Session.
Jazz Journal International 44:29 May 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Reissues Trios Live (CD)
Cadence 17:25-8 Jun 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Jazz on the screen Video view : the Snader Telescriptions.
Jazz Journal International 44:13 Aug 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Unforgettable?
Rock & Rap Confidential: N91:5 Sep 1991
       Note: defense of his switch from jazz to pop music

Number of People : 1


 1991

Die Raritat : Sweet Lorraine : the Complete Early Transcriptions 1938-1941
Stereoplay N10:279 Oct 1991
       port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Artist Index

p. 705-727 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Aladdin/Imperial labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1991., xiv, 727 p.

Number of People : 1,756


 1991

Reissues Sweet Lorraine.
Cadence 17:26 Dec 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Tosches, Nick
Unsung heroes of rock 'n' roll
The birth of rock in the wild years before Elvis
New York: Harmony Books, 1991

Number of People : 28


 1991

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

Number of People : 81


 1990

McAdams, J.
The rhythm and the blues : Capitol, Grammys honor Nat "King" Cole
Billboard 102:26 Feb 17 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Blanc, Michael la
Contemporary musicians volume 3
Edited by Michael LaBlanc
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1990, 262 p.

Number of People : 71


 1990

Rounding up reviews Nat King Cole and the King Cole Trio.
Iajrc Journal 23:83-4 N4 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

CD & record reviews Birth of The Cole, 1938-39.
Jazztimes: Feb 1990, p. 26

Number of People : 1


 1990

Lifetime Grammys to McCartney, Cole, Davis, Horowitz.
Variety 338:104 Jan 10 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Briefers Shooting High ... Songs from the TV Shows
Jazz Journal International 43:47 Dec 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Reviews Nat King Cole Trio (CD)
Cadence 16:86+ Jul 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Harrington, S.
Blue light special
Spin 6:~82-3~ Jun 1990
       biog port SPIN 6:[82-3] Jun 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Record reviews And the King Cole Trio.
Jazz Journal International 43:20-21 Mar 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Stern, C.
Short takes / jazz The Complete "After Midnight" Sessions
Musician N140:110 Jun 1990

Number of People : 1


 1989

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

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

The Cole controversy
A look at the BBC's recent film ... and Cole's own views as related to Crescendo in 1963.
Crescendo International 26:19 Feb 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Friedwald, Will
Jazz special Cool King Cole: Trio days
Village Voice: 34:124-5 Aug 29 1989
       port

Number of People : 1


 1989

Leonard, Herman
Paudras, Francis
Carles, Philippe
The eye of jazz
Text assembled by Philippe Carles
Graphic design by Francis Paudras
London: Viking, 1989, 155 p.

Number of People : 58


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