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 1985

Harrison, Paul Carter
Chuck Stewart's jazz files
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1985


The above item has biographical information on:

  Adderley, Cannonball [Julian Edwin] (b. 1928 d. 1975)   alto sax, bandleader
  Akiyoshi, Toshiko (b. 1929)   composer, piano
  Armstrong, Lil (b. 1902 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Ayler, Albert (b. 1936 d. 1970)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Bailey, Buster [William C.] (b. 1902 d. 1967)   clarinet, seas
  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
  Bennett, Tony (b. 1926 a. 1951)   singer, vocals
  Blake, Eubie [James Hubert] (b. 1883 d. 1983)   cast, composer
  Blakey, Art (b. 1919 d. 1990)   drummer, drums
  Bley, Carla (b. 1938)   arranger, composer
  Bowie, Lester (b. 1941)   trumpet
  Brown, Clifford (b. 1930 d. 1956)   trumpet
  Brubeck, Dave [David Warren] (b. 1920)   alto saxophone, composer
  Burrell, Kenny [Kenneth Earl] (b. 1931)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Byrd, Donald [Donaldson Toussaint l'Overture] (b. 1932)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Carter, Betty (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Carter, Ron [Ronald Levin] (b. 1937)   bass (instrument), bass
  Clarke, Kenny [Klook] [Kenneth Spearman] (b. 1914 d. 1985)   drummer, drums
  Cohn, Al (b. 1925 d. 1988)   orchestrator, saxophone
  Cole, Cozy [William Randolph] (b. 1909 d. 1981)   cast, drummer
  Cole, Nat King (b. 1917 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Coleman, George (b. 1935)   alto sax, tenor sax
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coltrane, Alice McLeod (b. 1937)   harp, piano
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Condon, Eddie [Albert Edwin] (b. 1905 d. 1973)   banjo, guitar
  Connor, Chris (b. 1927)   singer, vocals
  Davis, Eddie "Lockjaw" (b. 1922 d. 1986)   bass, librettist
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dearie, Blossom (b. 1926)   piano, singer
  Eckstine, Billy (b. 1914 d. 1993)   singer, vocals
  Eldridge, Roy [David Roy] (b. 1911 d. 1989)   tromba, trumpet
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Farrell, Joe (b. 1937 d. 1986)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Ferguson, Maynard (b. 1928)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Flack, Roberta (b. 1937)   singer, vocals
  Freeman, Bud [Lawrence] (b. 1906 d. 1991)   tenor saxophone
  Garner, Erroll (Louis) (b. 1921 d. 1977)   musicista, piano
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Giuffre, Jimmy [James Peter] (b. 1921)   baritone sax, clarinet
  Gonzales, Babs (b. 1919 d. 1980)   piano, vocals
  Green, Grant (b. 1931 d. 1979)   electric guitar
  Haden, Charlie [Charles Edward] (b. 1937)   string bass
  Hall, Jim [James Stanley] (b. 1930)   jazz guitar
  Hamilton, Chico [Foreststorn] (b. 1921)   composer, director
  Hampton, Lionel (b. 1913)   drums, musicista
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Haynes, Roy Owens (b. 1926)   drummer, drums
  Hayton, Lennie [Leonard George] (b. 1908 d. 1971)   music director, piano
  Heath, Percy (b. 1923)   bass (instrument), bass
  Henderson, Joe [Joseph A.] (b. 1937)   orchestra, piano
  Henderson, Skitch [Lyle Cedric] (b. 1918)   piano, bandleader
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hibbler, Al [Albert] (b. 1915 a. 1943-1951)   singer, vocals
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Hinton, Milt [Milton John] (b. 1910)   bass (instrument), bass
  Hodges, Johnny (b. 1906 d. 1970 a. 1937-1951)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Horne, Lena (b. 1917 a. 1943)   cast, singer
  Hubbard, Freddie [Frederick Dewayne] (b. 1938)   trumpet, flugel horn
  Jackson, Milt [Milton] (b. 1923)   vibraphone
  Jacquet, Illinois [Jean Baptiste] (b. 1922 a. 1941)   tenor saxophone
  Johnson, Howard (b. 1887 d. 1941)   lyricist
  Johnson, J.J. (b. 1924 a. 1988)   jazz trombone, trombone
  Jones, Elvin (Ray) (b. 1927)   drummer, drums
  Jones, Hank (b. 1918)   piano
  Jones, Jo (b. 1911 d. 1985)   director, drummer
  Jones, Quincy (Delight) (b. 1933)   arranger, composer
  Jones, Thad (b. 1923 d. 1986)   cornet, trumpet
  Kenton, Stan (b. 1912 d. 1979)   arranger, composer
  King, B.B. (b. 1925)   blues singer, guitar
  Krupa, Gene [Eugene Bertram] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Lateef, Yusef (b. 1920)   flute, tenor saxophone
  Lincoln, Abbey (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Mann, Herbie (b. 1930)   flute, tenor saxophone
  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
  Morgan, Lee (b. 1938 d. 1972)   bass (instrument), jazz trumpet
  Mulligan, Gerry [Gerald Joseph] (b. 1927)   arranger, baritone sax
  Nelson, Oliver (Edward) (b. 1932 d. 1975)   composer, arranger
  Newman, Joe [Joseph Dwight] (b. 1922 d. 1992)   trumpet, trumpeter
  O'Day, Anita (b. 1919)   singer, vocals
  Peterson, Oscar (Emmanuel) (b. 1925)   piano, pianoforte
  Pettiford, Oscar (b. 1922 d. 1960)   bass (instrument), bass cello
  Powell, Benny [Benjamin Gordon] (b. 1930)   trombone
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Prysock, Arthur (b. 1929)   jazz singer, vocals
  Rich, Buddy [Bernard] (b. 1917 d. 1987)   cast, director
  Roach, Max [Maxwell Lemuel] (b. 1925)   bass, drfl~
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Rowles, Jimmie (b. 1918)   piano, vocals
  Rushing, Jimmy [James Andrew] (b. 1903 d. 1972)   blues singer, vocals
  Russell, Pee Wee (b. 1906 d. 1969)   cl, clarinet
  Sanders, Pharoah [Farrell] (b. 1940)   tenor saxophone
  Scott, Shirley (b. 1934)   organ, violin
  Severinsen, Doc [Carl Hilding] (b. 1927)   music director, trumpet
  Shavers, Charlie [Charles James] (b. 1917 d. 1971)   tromba, trumpet
  Shaw, Arvell (b. 1923)   bass (instrument), bass
  Shearing, George (Albert) (b. 1919)   piano, piano-accordeon
  Shepp, Archie (Vernon) (b. 1937)   sax, tenor sax
  Silver, Horace (b. 1928)   jazz piano, piano
  Sims, Zoot (b. 1925 d. 1985)   soprano sax, tenor sax
  Sinatra, Frank [Francis Albert] (b. 1915)   cast, singer
  Singleton, Zutty [Arthur James] (b. 1898 d. 1975)   drummer, drums
  Stitt, Sonny [Edward] (b. 1924 d. 1982)   alto sax, baritone sax
  Strayhorn, Billy [William] (b. 1915 d. 1967)   composer, lyricist
  Szabo, Gabor (b. 1936 d. 1982)   guitar, composer
  Taylor, Cecil (Percival) (b. 1933)   piano, composer
  Terry, Clark [Mumbles] (b. 1920)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Torme, Mel (b. 1925)   composer, lyricist
  Vaughan, Sarah (Lois) [Sassy] (b. 1924 d. 1990)   interprete, singer
  Ventura, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1992)   tenor saxophone
  Washington, Dinah (b. 1924 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  Webster, Ben [Benjamin Francis] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   tenor saxophone
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast
  Williams, Cootie [Charles Melvin] (b. 1910 d. 1985)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Williams, Joe (b. 1918)   banjo, bass (instrument)
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Nancy (Sue) (b. 1937)   singer, violin
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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