One Man's Blues: The Life and Music of Mose Allison

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Reyna, “Notes on Tejano Music,” Aztlán: International Journal of Chicano Studies Research, Volume 13, Numbers 1 and 2, Spring and Fall 1982, 82-83. After Armstrong’s spectacular breakthrough recordings, such as “ ” (1928), he embarked on a solo career for 10 years, fronting bands whose general mediocrity made him sound by comparison even more brilliant. July 2nd 1939. 1973: Jean-Henri-Alphonse Barraqué (45) French composer and writer on music who developed an individual form of serialism which is displayed in a small output of highly complex but passionate works.
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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and

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To call Bowie a transitional figure in rock history is less a judgment than a job description. Like the Blind Boys of Alabama, he had to contend with segregation and racial discrimination early in his career. At age 17 Tchaikovsky came under the influence of the Italian singing instructor Luigi Piccioli, and thereafter Tchaikovsky developed a lifelong passion for Italian music. Where they came from, music was a social phenomenon that accompanied every activity.
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Fever: Little Willie John's Fast Life, Mysterious Death and

Susan Whitall, Kevin John

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He also helped launch garageband.com, an Internet resource for independent musicians. Touching Hearts, Bringing Joy, Offering Comfort, and Enriching Lives with Certified Therapy Dog Teams in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, various other states, and in Canada. Originally from New Orleans, Lloyd Price also hit it big with “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” and the classic “Stagger Lee”. “Stand By Me” – After a brief but successful stint with the Drifters, Ben E.
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Motown : The Golden Years: The Stars and Music That Shaped a

Bill Dahl

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The aptly titled All That You Can’t Leave Behind (2000) and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (2004) were focused on riffs and songs rather than atmosphere and mystery, and they succeeded in reestablishing the quartet as a commercial force, but at what price? As a session guitarist, Smokey Hormel has had a strong presence on many influential records. Ironically, blues music did not become popular among black people until the 1930s.
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Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir

Toni Braxton

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The level of criticism holds no boundaries. Among his many awards and accolades are 14 Grammy nominations, with 3 wins, from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award which he received at the age of 36, and was named One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 1970 by the United States Jaycees (found death lying on the floor in his bathroom where he had been reading 'The Scientific Search For Jesus'. If we were to seek out the rights to distribute recordings of each one of these artists the product would probably cost ten times the amount it does now.
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Blind Boone: Missouri's Ragtime Pioneer (MISSOURI HERITAGE

Jack A. Batterson

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Rogers joined Muddy Waters the next year, with whom he helped shape the sound of the nascent Chicago Blues style. The latest is his 2007 trio release, The Crab (Clean Feed), featuring bassist John Hebert and drummer Michael Sarin. “When you listen to the music on The Crab,” writes AllAboutJazz-New York’s Editorial Director Andrey Henkin in the liner notes, “you know you’re hearing the work of a major innovator. Their diverse repertoire also includes jazz and ragtime classics along with popular themes from Broadway’s hit shows to Hollywood’s greatest films.
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Jazz Masters of the '40s (Macmillan Jazz Masters Series)

Ira Gitler

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Vienna: Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1930. Video/C 7756 Songs of The Spanish Civil War. They finally decided to call themselves "The Ink Spots". He was formally trained at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he studied under acclaimed film composers as well as Academy Award winners such as Hans Zimmer, Alan Silvestri and James Newton Howard. His records sold more than 100 million copies and he has more than a dozen gold and platinum records, including the first record ever certified gold.
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Rihanna: Rebel Flower

Chloe Govan

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All Things Considered Director Bob Boilen offers this appreciation for the band and their song. He later studied conducting with Hermann Scherchen and Franco Ferrara. What's the difference between an Appalachian dulcimer and a hammered dulcimer? The doctor gives him a prescription for a mild laxative and tells him, "If it doesn't work, let me know." A highly proficient jazz musician, he started working with various blues artists (Roosevelt Sykes, Willie Dixon, Lloyd Price, John Mayall, Muddy Waters) and so became typecast as a blues player, but continued his jazz career touring with Lionel hampton and Sonny Stitt.
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American Women Songwriters: A Biographical Dictionary

Virginia L. Grattan

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This was an era highlighted by the extraordinarily rapid appearance of the national schools, and the operatic supremacy of Verdi and Wagner. Boulez had already set René Char in two works using chorus, both of which have complicated histories in which their current versions reflect the additions and changes in Boulez's style since their original inception. Significantly, Latin America has not been as intensely racist as the United States (Fredrickson,1988, pp. 189-205).
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James Brown: The Godfather of Soul

James Brown, Bruce Tucker

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They were very easy to deal with and accommodating. Toklas" (1968), and "The Bridge at Remagen" (1969.) Bernstein received 13 Academy Award nominations, winning the Oscar for his score of George Roy Hill's "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (1967.) Bernstein's music themes for Television have been equally noticeable and memorable. December ’63 showcases all your favorite songs from Frankie Valli including the classics that have been thrilling audiences for decades along with the most popular singles from the Broadway...
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