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 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.


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  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Blakey, Art (b. 1919 d. 1990)   drummer, drums
  Blanton, Jimmy [James] (b. 1921 d. 1942)   alto horn, double bass
  Brown, Clifford (b. 1930 d. 1956)   trumpet
  Christian, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1942)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Clarke, Kenny [Klook] [Kenneth Spearman] (b. 1914 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Eckstine, Billy (b. 1914 d. 1993)   singer, vocals
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Farmer, Art [Arthur Stewart] (b. 1928)   flugel horn, trumpeter
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Getz, Stan [Stanley] (b. 1927 d. 1991)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Gryce, Gigi (b. 1927 d. 1983)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Jackson, Milt [Milton] (b. 1923)   vibraphone
  Johnson, J.J. (b. 1924 a. 1988)   jazz trombone, trombone
  Mingus, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1979)   bass (instrument), bass
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Mulligan, Gerry [Gerald Joseph] (b. 1927)   arranger, baritone sax
  Navarro, Fats [Theodore] (b. 1923 d. 1950)   trumpet
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Pettiford, Oscar (b. 1922 d. 1960)   bass (instrument), bass cello
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Roach, Max [Maxwell Lemuel] (b. 1925)   bass, drfl~
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Silver, Horace (b. 1928)   jazz piano, piano
  Sinatra, Frank [Francis Albert] (b. 1915)   cast, singer
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Vaughan, Sarah (Lois) [Sassy] (b. 1924 d. 1990)   interprete, singer
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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