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 1983

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


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  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Beiderbecke, Bix [Leon Bismarck] (b. 1903 d. 1931)   cornet, musicisti
  Christian, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1942)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Eldridge, Roy [David Roy] (b. 1911 d. 1989)   tromba, trumpet
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Kenton, Stan (b. 1912 d. 1979)   arranger, composer
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  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
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  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
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