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Pettiford, Oscar

bass (instrument), bass cello, bass, double bass, piano, cello, bandleader


born: 30 Sep 1922 Okmulgee, Oklahoma / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 08 Sep 1960 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 14 Sep 1960  

The Music Sack has 33 items with information about Oscar Pettiford:


 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


 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


 1994

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

Number of People : 93


 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


 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)


 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


 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


 1989

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

Number of People : 4,498


 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


 1988

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

Number of People : 3,377


 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


 1985

Harrison, Paul Carter
Chuck Stewart's jazz files
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1985

Number of People : 127


 1985

Artist Index

p. 863-899 In:
Daniels, Bill
Ruppli, Michel
The King labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bill Daniels
Vol. 2
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985, 899 p.

Number of People : 3,535


 1983

Artist Index

p. 707-732 In:
Ruppli, Michel
The Chess labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983., 2 v. (xvi, 733 p.) p.

Number of People : 2,211


 1983

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

Number of People : 80


 1981

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

Number of People : 1,184


 1980

Artist Index

p. 433-442 In:
Porter, Bob
Ruppli, Michel
The Savoy label : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
With assistance of Bob Porter
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1980, 442 p.

Number of People : 722


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

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

Number of People : 16,262


 1976

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

Number of People : 768


 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

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

Number of People : 3,156


 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


 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


 1966

Feather, Leonard
Lewis, John
The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties
Foreword by John Lewis
New York: Horizon Press, 1966

Number of People : 1,137


 1966

Gitler, Ira
Jazz masters of the forties
New York: MacMillan Company, 1966

Number of People : 11


 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


 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


 1953

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


 1945

Musicians' Bio-Discographies

p. 140 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1945 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: Smith & Durrell, 1945, 256 p.

Number of People : 129


 1944

Musicians' Bio-Discographies

p. 131 In:
Gingrich, Arnold
Miller, Paul Edward
Esquire's 1944 jazz book
Edited by Paul Edward Miller
Introduction by Arnold Gingrich
New York: Smith & Durrell, 1944, 230 p.

Number of People : 124


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