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 1996

Davis, Francis
Bebop and nothingness : jazz and pop at the end of the century
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 304 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Abramas, Muhal Richard  
  Blakey, Art (b. 1919 d. 1990)   drummer, drums
  Braff, Ruby [Reuben] (b. 1927)   cornet, trumpet
  Braxton, Anthony (b. 1945)   alto saxophone, flute
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Johnson, Vernard  
  Lewis, Mel (b. 1929 d. 1990)   drums, jazz drummer
  Mingus, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1979)   bass (instrument), bass
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Pepper, Art [Arthur Edward] (b. 1925 d. 1982)   alto saxophone
  Schoenberg, Loren (a. 1940s)   bandleader, tenor sax
  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Washington, Grover (b. 1943)   sax, soprano sax
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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