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 1979

Fossati, Furio
Mannucci, Michele
I grandi della musica jazz
Milan: Longanesi & C., 1979


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  Abrams, Muhal Richard Louis (b. 1930)   piano, composer
  Adderley, Cannonball [Julian Edwin] (b. 1928 d. 1975)   alto sax, bandleader
  Allen, Henry James "Red" (b. 1908 d. 1967)   trumpet, vocals
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Ayler, Albert (b. 1936 d. 1970)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Baker, Chet [Chesney Henry] (b. 1929 d. 1988)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Barbieri, Gato [Leandro] (b. 1933)   tenor saxophone, composer
  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
  Blanton, Jimmy [James] (b. 1921 d. 1942)   alto horn, double bass
  Bley, Carla (b. 1938)   arranger, composer
  Bley, Hyman Paul (b. 1932)   piano
  Bowie, Lester (b. 1941)   trumpet
  Braxton, Anthony (b. 1945)   alto saxophone, flute
  Brown, Clifford (b. 1930 d. 1956)   trumpet
  Byas, Don (b. 1912 d. 1972)   tenor saxophone
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Catlett, Sid [Sidney] (b. 1910 d. 1951)   drummer, drums
  Cherry, Don [Donald Eugene].) (b. 1936 a. 1950)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Christian, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1942)   guitar, jazz guitar
  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
  Dameron, Tadd [Tadley Ewing Peake] (b. 1917 d. 1965)   arranger, composer
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dixon, Bill [William Robert] (b. 1925)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Dodds, Johnny [John M.] (b. 1892 d. 1940)   clarinet, alto saxophone
  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
  Ewart, Douglas (Randolph) (b. 1946)   alto sax, wind instrument
  Favors, Malachi (b. 1937)   bass (instrument), bass
  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
  Graves, Milford (Robert) (b. 1941)   drummer, drums
  Haden, Charlie [Charles Edward] (b. 1937)   string bass
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Hemphill, Julius (b. 1938)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hill, Andrew (b. 1937)   keyboard, piano
  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
  Hopkins, Fred [Frederick J.] (b. 1947)   double bass
  Jarman, Joseph (b. 1937)   reeds, composer
  Jenkins, Leroy (b. 1932)   violin, composer
  Johnson, J.J. (b. 1924 a. 1988)   jazz trombone, trombone
  Johnson, Robert (b. 1891 d. 1938)   blues singer, blues guitar
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Konitz, Lee (b. 1927)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Lacy, Steve (b. 1934)   soprano sax, composer
  Lake, Oliver (Eugene) (b. 1942)   alto saxophone, composer
  Lewis, George (Louis Francis) (b. 1900 d. 1968)   clarinet, piano
  Lewis, John (Aaron) (b. 1920)   arranger, composer
  Little, Booker (b. 1938 d. 1961)   trumpet
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  McIntyre, Kalaparusha Maurice (b. 1936)   tenor saxophone
  Mingus, Charles (b. 1922 d. 1979)   bass (instrument), bass
  Mitchell, Roscoe (Edward) (b. 1940)   reeds, saxophone
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Mulligan, Gerry [Gerald Joseph] (b. 1927)   arranger, baritone sax
  Murray, David (b. 1955)   tenor saxophone
  Murray, Sunny [James Marcellus Arthur] (b. 1937)   drummer
  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
  Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b. 1925)   piano, pianoforte
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Rivers, Sam [Samuel Carthorne] (b. 1930)   saxophone, piano
  Roach, Max [Maxwell Lemuel] (b. 1925)   bass, drfl~
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Rudd, Roswell (Hopkins jr.) (b. 1935)   trombone
  Russell, George (Allan) (b. 1923)   composer, theorist
  Sanders, Pharoah [Farrell] (b. 1940)   tenor saxophone
  Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b. 1937)   sax, tenor sax
  Shorter, Wayne (b. 1933)   tenor sax, soprano sax
  Silver, Horace (b. 1928)   jazz piano, piano
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Leo (b. 1941)   trumpeter, composer
  Sun Ra (b. 1914)   composer, piano
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Cecil (Percival) (b. 1933)   piano, composer
  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
  Webster, Ben [Benjamin Francis] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   tenor saxophone
  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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