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 1994

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


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  Abrams, Muhal Richard Louis (b. 1930)   piano, composer
  Adderley, Cannonball [Julian Edwin] (b. 1928 d. 1975)   alto sax, bandleader
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Bailey, Mildred (b. 1907 d. 1951)   composer, singer
  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
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Blakey, Art (b. 1919 d. 1990)   drummer, drums
  Bolden, Buddy [Charles King] (b. 1877 d. 1931)   cornet, bandleader
  Brown, Clifford (b. 1930 d. 1956)   trumpet
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  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
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dolphy, Eric (Allan) (b. 1928 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, flute
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  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
  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
  Gordon, Dexter (Keith) (b. 1923 d. 1990)   tenor saxophone
  Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (b. 1829 d. 1869)   composer, musicisti
  Grappelli, Stephane (b. 1908)   guitar, violin
  Hammond, John Henry (b. 1910 d. 1987)   jazz promoter, recording executive
  Hampton, Lionel (b. 1913)   drums, musicista
  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
  Hodges, Johnny (b. 1906 d. 1970 a. 1937-1951)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Jackson, Milt [Milton] (b. 1923)   vibraphone
  Jackson, Tony [Anthony] (b. 1876 d. 1921)   ragtime and vaudeville pianist
  Jamal, Ahmad (b. 1930)   piano
  Jarrett, Keith Daniel (b. 1945)   piano, pianoforte
  Johnson, Bunk (b. 1879 d. 1949)   trumpet
  Johnson, J.J. (b. 1924 a. 1988)   jazz trombone, trombone
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Kenton, Stan (b. 1912 d. 1979)   arranger, composer
  Keppard, Freddie (b. 1889 d. 1933)   cornet
  Kirby, John (b. 1908 d. 1952)   bass (instrument), bass guitar
  Kirk, Roland (b. 1936 d. 1977)   sax, tenor sax
  Krupa, Gene [Eugene Bertram] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Lamb, Joseph (Francis) (b. 1887 d. 1960)   ragtime composer
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  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
  Mulligan, Gerry [Gerald Joseph] (b. 1927)   arranger, baritone sax
  Navarro, Fats [Theodore] (b. 1923 d. 1950)   trumpet
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Perez, Manuel [Emmanuel] (b. 1871 d. 1946)   cornet, maquinista
  Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b. 1925)   piano, pianoforte
  Pettiford, Oscar (b. 1922 d. 1960)   bass (instrument), bass cello
  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
  Russell, George (Allan) (b. 1923)   composer, theorist
  Sanders, Pharoah [Farrell] (b. 1940)   tenor saxophone
  Scott, James (Sylvester) (b. 1885 d. 1938)   costumes, musicisti
  Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b. 1937)   sax, tenor sax
  Smith, Jimmy [James Oscar] (b. 1925)   banjo, sousaphone/tuba
  Smith, Willie "the Lion" (b. 1897 d. 1973)   jazz piano, piano
  Sun Ra (b. 1914)   composer, piano
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Cecil (Percival) (b. 1933)   piano, composer
  Thornhill, Claude (b. 1909 d. 1965)   bandleader, piano
  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Vaughan, Sarah (Lois) [Sassy] (b. 1924 d. 1990)   interprete, singer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Waters, Ethel (b. 1900 d. 1977)   actress, cast
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer
  Webster, Ben [Benjamin Francis] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   tenor saxophone
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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