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 1993

Megill, Donald D.
Demory, Richard S.
Introduction to jazz history
3rd edition
By Donald D. Megill and Richard S. Demory
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1993, 337 p.


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  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Beiderbecke, Bix [Leon Bismarck] (b. 1903 d. 1931)   cornet, musicisti
  Braxton, Anthony (b. 1945)   alto saxophone, flute
  Clapton, Eric (b. 1945)   composer, guitar
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Corea, Chick (b. 1941)   piano, composer
  Cray, Robert (b. 1953)   blues guitar, singer
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dolphy, Eric (Allan) (b. 1928 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, flute
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Evans, Bill (b. 1929 d. 1980)   composer, flute
  Garner, Erroll (Louis) (b. 1921 d. 1977)   musicista, piano
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  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
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Johnson, Robert (b. 1891 d. 1938)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  Ledbetter, Huddie (b. 1885 d. 1949)   songster, vocals
  Lewis, Meade "Lux" (b. 1905 d. 1964)   piano, celeste
  Mingus, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1979)   bass (instrument), bass
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Muddy Waters (b. 1915 d. 1983)   blues singer, vocals
  Oliver, King [Joseph] (b. 1885 d. 1938)   composer, cornet
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Cecil (Percival) (b. 1933)   piano, composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Yancey, Jimmy [James Edward] (b. 1898 d. 1951)   piano, vocals
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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