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 1985

Roach, Hildred
Black American music. Past and present
Vol. I
Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger, 1985


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  Amu, Ephraim (b. 1899)   college professor, composer
  Anderson, Thomas Jefferson (b. 1928)   composer
  Armstrong, Louis (b. 1900)   cast, composer
  Baker, David Nathaniel (b. 1931)   bassoon, composer
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Bethune Greene, Thomas (b. 1849 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Bland, James Allen (b. 1854 d. 1911)   minstrel show musician, professor
  Bonds, Margaret (Allison) (b. 1913 d. 1972)   composer, piano
  Brymn, Tim [James Timothy] (b. 1881 d. 1946)   composer, lyricist
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Carter, John (b. 1937)   piano, composer
  Coleman, Ornette (b. 1930)   alto saxophone, drums
  Coltrane, John (William) (b. 1926 d. 1967)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Cunningham, Arthur H. (b. 1928)   composer
  Da Costa, Noel George (b. 1929)   composer, violin
  Dabney, Ford T. (b. 1883 d. 1958)   composer, lyricist
  Davis, Miles (Dewey) (b. 1926 d. 1991)   piano, tromba
  Dawson, William Levi (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Dett, Robert Nathaniel (Farbiger) (b. 1882 d. 1943)   composer, teacher
  El-Dabh, Halim (Abdul Messiah) (b. 1921)   composer
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Fax, Mark Oakland (b. 1911 d. 1974)   college professor, composer
  Freeman, Harry Lawrence (b. 1869 d. 1954)   composer, conductor
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Hakim, Talib Rasul (b. 1940 d. 1988)   composer
  Handy, W.C. [William Christopher] (b. 1873 d. 1958)   additional Music, cast
  Harris, Bill [Willie] (b. 1925)   guitar
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Johnson, Hall (b. 1888 d. 1970)   choir, choral director
  Johnson, James P. [James Price] (b. 1891 d. 1955)   cast, composer
  Jones, Quincy (Delight) (b. 1933)   arranger, composer
  Joplin, Scott (b. 1868 d. 1917)   composer, librettist
  Kay, Ulysses (Simpson) (b. 1917 d. 1995)   composer
  Kennedy, Joseph J. (b. 1923)   violin, composer
  Kerr, Thomas Henderson (b. 1915 d. 1988)   college professor, composer
  Lewis, John (Aaron) (b. 1920)   arranger, composer
  Monk, Thelonious (Sphere) (b. 1917 d. 1982)   piano, pianoforte
  Moore, Carman Leroy (b. 1936)   composer, writer
  Moore, Undine Smith (b. 1905 d. 1989)   composer, music educator
  Morton, Jelly Roll (b. 1885 d. 1941)   composer, music based on
  Nelson, Oliver (Edward) (b. 1932 d. 1975)   composer, arranger
  Nickerson, Camille Lucie (b. 1888 d. 1982)   piano, organ
  Nketia, Kwabena J.H. (b. 1921)   ethnomusicologist
  Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher] (b. 1920 d. 1955)   alto saxophone
  Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor (b. 1932)   composer, dance arranger
  Price, Florence Beatrice (b. 1888 d. 1953)   composer, arranger
  Ryder, Noah Francis (b. 1914 d. 1964)   music educator, conductor
  Smith, Hale (b. 1925)   composer, arranger
  Southall, Mitchell Bernard (b. 1922 d. 1989)   composer, arranger
  Sowande, Fela [Olufela] (b. 1905 d. 1987)   composer, organ
  Still, William Grant (b. 1895 d. 1978)   arranger, composer
  Taylor, Billy [William Edward] (b. 1921)   piano, music educator
  Tillis, Frederick Charles (b. 1930)   composer, administrator
  Turkson, Ato Alphonso (b. 1933)   composer
  Turpin, Thomas Million (b. 1873 d. 1922)   ragtime piano, composer
  Walker, George Theophilius (b. 1922)   banjo, composer
  Waller, Fats [Thomas Wright] (b. 1904 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  White, Clarence Cameron (b. 1880 d. 1960)   composer, violin
  Williams, Clarence (b. 1898 d. 1965)   baritone saxophone, cast
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Olly (Woodrow) (b. 1937)   composer, trombone
  Work, John Wesley (b. 1901 d. 1967)   composer, scholar

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