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 1993

Jazz Giants

p. 92 In:
Fordham, John
Jazz
London: A Dorling Kindersley Book, 1993, 216 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, 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
  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
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Jarrett, Keith Daniel (b. 1945)   piano, pianoforte
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  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
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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