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 1985

Billard, Francois
Le jazz
Paris: MA Editions, 1985


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  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
  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
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  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
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Giuffre, Jimmy [James Peter] (b. 1921)   baritone sax, clarinet
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  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
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Kenton, Stan (b. 1912 d. 1979)   arranger, 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
  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
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Pepper, Art [Arthur Edward] (b. 1925 d. 1982)   alto saxophone
  Powell, Bud [Earl Rudolf] (b. 1924 d. 1966)   bop pianist, piano
  Reinhardt, Django (b. 1910 d. 1953)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Rollins, Sonny (b. 1930)   tenor saxophone
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Taylor, Cecil (Percival) (b. 1933)   piano, composer
  Thielemans, Toots [Jean] (b. 1922)   harmonica, guitar
  Thornhill, Claude (b. 1909 d. 1965)   bandleader, piano
  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Vian, Boris (b. 1920 d. 1959)   auteur, musicisti
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano
  Young, Lester (Willis) (b. 1909 d. 1959)   cornet, guitar

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