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 1991

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


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  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Baker, Chet [Chesney Henry] (b. 1929 d. 1988)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Bechet, Sidney (Joseph) (b. 1897 d. 1959)   clarinet, saxophone
  Beiderbecke, Bix [Leon Bismarck] (b. 1903 d. 1931)   cornet, musicisti
  Blakey, Art (b. 1919 d. 1990)   drummer, drums
  Bley, Carla (b. 1938)   arranger, composer
  Brown, James (b. 1933)   band, bass guitar
  Brown, Sandy (b. 1929 d. 1975)   clarinet, bandleader
  Charles, Ray (b. 1930)   direttore d'orchestre, piano
  Cherry, Don [Donald Eugene].) (b. 1936 a. 1950)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Christian, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1942)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Clarke, Kenny [Klook] [Kenneth Spearman] (b. 1914 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Cole, Nat King (b. 1917 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Corea, Chick (b. 1941)   piano, composer
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dolphy, Eric (Allan) (b. 1928 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, flute
  Eldridge, Roy [David Roy] (b. 1911 d. 1989)   tromba, trumpet
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Evans, Bill (b. 1929 d. 1980)   composer, flute
  Evans, Gil (b. 1912 d. 1988)   arranger, piano
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Franklin, Aretha (b. 1942)   soul singer, vocals
  Garbarek, Jan (b. 1947)   soprano sax, tenor sax
  Garner, Erroll (Louis) (b. 1921 d. 1977)   musicista, piano
  Getz, Stan [Stanley] (b. 1927 d. 1991)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Grappelli, Stephane (b. 1908)   guitar, violin
  Hampton, Lionel (b. 1913)   drums, musicista
  Hancock, Herbie [Herbert Jeffrey] (b. 1940)   piano, arranger
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Jackson, Mahalia (b. 1911 d. 1972)   gospel singer, vocals
  Jackson, Milt [Milton] (b. 1923)   vibraphone
  Jarrett, Keith Daniel (b. 1945)   piano, pianoforte
  Johnson, J.J. (b. 1924 a. 1988)   jazz trombone, trombone
  Jones, Elvin (Ray) (b. 1927)   drummer, drums
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  Lacy, Steve (b. 1934)   soprano sax, composer
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  Lyttelton, Humphrey (b. 1921)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Marsalis, Wynton (b. 1961)   trumpet
  McLaughlin, John (b. 1942)   jazz guitar, rock guitar
  Metheny, Pat [Patrick Bruce] (b. 1954)   electric guitar, guitar
  Mingus, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1979)   bass (instrument), bass
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Montgomery, Wes [John Leslie] (b. 1923 d. 1968)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b. 1925)   piano, pianoforte
  Portal, Michel (b. 1935)   clarinet, piano
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Reinhardt, Django (b. 1910 d. 1953)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Roach, Max [Maxwell Lemuel] (b. 1925)   bass, drfl~
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b. 1937)   sax, tenor sax
  Shorter, Wayne (b. 1933)   tenor sax, soprano sax
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Tommy (b. 1931)   trumpet
  Solal, Martial (b. 1927)   jazz piano, piano
  Sun Ra (b. 1914)   composer, piano
  Surman, John (Douglas) (b. 1944 a. 1848)   baritone sax, Buchhandler
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Cecil (Percival) (b. 1933)   piano, composer
  Tharpe, Rosetta (b. 1915 d. 1973)   cast, gospel singer
  Thielemans, Toots [Jean] (b. 1922)   harmonica, guitar
  Tracey, Stan [Stanley William] (b. 1926)   piano, pianoforte
  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Tyner, McCoy [Alfred McCoy] (b. 1938)   piano
  Vaughan, Sarah (Lois) [Sassy] (b. 1924 d. 1990)   interprete, singer
  Walker, T-Bone (b. 1910 d. 1975)   guitar, singer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Weber, Eberhard (b. 1940)   double bass, leader
  Williams, Tony [Anthony] (b. 1945)   drummer
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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