The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz

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Oxford University Press , New York
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Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician's career.

Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the /5(8). The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz series was Leonard Feather's franchise for decades, providing fans with large-format books that featured photos of jazzers and short bios detailing their background and recordings.

When Feather passed away inthough, his editorial partner Ira Gitler was left with the task of completing this new edition, then four years in by: 6. The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is a new book; as far as has been possible it is a complete volume, neither an update nor a revision of any previous reference work.

It includes musicians who were born in the nineteenth century and others who today are still in their twenties. Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician’s career. Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the.

The biographical encyclopedia of jazz User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This updated version comes 23 years after Feather and Gitler's Encyclopedia of Jazz in the Seventies, itself a follow-up to the Encyclopedia of Jazz (published in the s) and the Encyclopedia of.

After founding The Encyclopedia of Jazz series in the mid s, he moved to California, becoming the jazz columnist for the Los Angeles Times and The Book of Jazz.

Leonard Feather died in Ira Gitler's writing has helped illuminate the jazz scene fromwhen he wrote the first of countless album and CD : Oxford University Press. "This book is based in part on Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of jazz, The new encyclopedia of jazz, The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties, and on a subsequent work by Mr.

Feather and Ira Gitler, The encyclopedia of jazz in the seventies"--Page ix. Description: xx, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: Preface / Leonard Feather --Preface / Ira Gitler. "This book is based in part on Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of jazz, The new encyclopedia of The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz book, The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties, and on a subsequent work by Mr.

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Feather and Ira Gitler, The encyclopedia of jazz in the seventies"--Page ix. Description: xx, pages. The biographical encyclopedia of jazz by Leonard Feather. Publication date Topics Jazz -- Bio-bibliography, Jazz -- Discography Publisher Oxford University Press Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Jazz Leonard Feathter & Ira Gitler ISBN Oxford University Press When I was asked to review Leonard Feather & Ira Gitler's Biographical Encyclopedia Of Jazz, I jumped at the copy of Feather's original tome is dog-eared and yellowing, and both it and my hard-bound edition of Feather &.

Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the most comprehensive jazz encyclopedia available.

About the Author. Leonard Feather, one of the deans of jazz criticism, is a widely respected figure in jazz writing.

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He moved to New York from England in the s and made a significant career /5(13). The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is a thorough expansion and updating of Feather's book.

Focusing exclusively on biographies, it contains portraits of 3, jazz figures and includes extensive coverage of players in Europe, Japan, Africa, and Australia, as well as the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Feather's Encyclopedia of Jazz (Horizon, ) is a classic. This new volume is an extensive biographical encyclopedia of figures throughout the history of jazz up to the present day.

The work is made up of more than 3, biographies, listed in alphabetical order. Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician's career.

Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the /5(14). The language of jazz or the jazz idiom is in a constant state of flux.

In order to be a part of the jazz movement one must accept change. Jazz has changed greatly over the past 70 years and is presently in transition.

Each generation of jazz musicians contribute their own unique ideas, feelings, and sound to the music and this is what. Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician’s career.

Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the most comprehensive jazz encyclopedia available. Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician's career.

Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the Brand: Oxford University Press. Arranged alphabetically according to last name, each entry of this book chronologically lists the highlights of every jazz musician's career.

Highly accessible and vigorously researched, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz is, quite simply, the most comprehensive jazz encyclopedia available. This item is : Oxford University Press, USA. List of jazz biographies.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a list of English language book-length biographies and autobiographies of notable jazz musicians. The list is alphabetical by subject. Within subject, books are listed alphabetically by author.

After founding The Encyclopedia of Jazz series in the mid s, he moved to California, becoming the jazz columnist for theLos Angeles Times and The Book of Jazz. Leonard Feather died in Ira Gitler's writing has helped illuminate the jazz scene fromwhen he wrote the first of countless album and CD annotations/5(14).

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz by Leonard Feather; Ira Gitler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "An indispensable reference source for its comprehensiveness and qualityof scholarship."--Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin, "As with its predecessors, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz makes an indelible contribution to the documentation of the lives of the individuals who make the music."--Stanley Crouch, "With more than 3, entries, this comprehensive guide puts a century ofjazz 5/5(1).

The first appearance of Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of Jazz was heralded by critics, musicians, and record collectors as a major contribution to the literature of jazz. Never before had America's native music been treated so meticulously, objectively, and comprehensively/5(30). The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz by Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler Updated Ap – By Jack Sohmer An indispensable research tool for jazz writers, record collectors, musicians and fans, Leonard Feather’s series of biographical dictionaries has served a wide variety of needs for the last 45 years, not the least of which being.

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Have you ever wondered how old Miles Davis was when he got his first trumpet. From birth dates to gig dates and from recordings to television specials, Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler have left no stone unturned in their quest for accurate, detailed information on the careers of jazz.

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