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Living the Jazz Life

Conversations with Forty Musicians about Their Careers in Jazz

by W. Royal Stokes

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7390089M
ISBN 100195152492
ISBN 109780195152494

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Royal Stokes has contributed invaluably to jazz history from the inside. Living the Jazz Life is particularly unique because it focuses on how these diversified players became jazz musicians."--Nat Hentoff "Like a long jam session."--Kirkus Reviews5/5(4).

Living the Jazz Life will be a series of filmed interviews with musicians, famous or not, who talk about what it's like to live in their shoes, with our host, pianist-composer-producer Lafayette Harris will be a companion to the long-lived series Living the Classical Life, brought to you by that series' creator, Peter Hobbs.5/5(1).

Longtime jazz writer and radio host Stokes talks with a wide range of musicians in search of their common denominators. LIVING THE JAZZ LIFE. Conversations with Forty Musicians About Their Careers in Jazz. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Very nice book about the jazz giants from the begin to the late ‘ With album reviews and short biographies of famous and also less famous jazz masters, you will learn something every time.

Love to read it now and then as you don’t have to read it in one turn/5(7). Take a jazz trip like no other with William Claxton ’s legendary photographic journey across the concert halls, side streets, and big bands of s America.

From coast to coast, Claxton’s tribute is a living, breathing, beating picture of the genre that enraptured America across social, economic, and racial ry: Books > Photography.

Buy a cheap copy of Living the Jazz Life: Conversations with book by W. Royal Stokes. No music is as individual as jazz. And no writer is as deft at bringing out what is individual in each jazz artist as W.

Royal Stokes. As a reviewer, feature Free shipping over $/5(1). Jazz Jennings is a trans woman, YouTube celebrity, spokesmodel, activist, and author of the picture book I Am has a docu-series about her life also called I Am Jazz on TLC, which started airing in July She was named to Time’s “Most Influential Teens” list two years in a row, was one of Huffington Post’s “14 Most Fearless Teens,” and was the youngest /5(10).

The Living Jazz Tradition: A Creative Guide to Improvisation and Harmony is a jazz improvisation book for anyone just starting improvisation to the more advanced players. The material is accessible and engaging for musicians of all levels and musical backgrounds.

Students are invited to explore the boundaries of their own artistry and learn the more technical elements of. Marlon James’ Man Booker Prize- and American Book Award-winning novel is a dazzling, vivid dive into s Kingston, Jamaica. It’s an epic of the highest order, the plot of which hinges on the assassination attempt on the life of Bob Marley.

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[W Royal Stokes] -- Forty interviews with saxophonists, pianists, singers, composers, and string, brass, and rhythm players that range across the globe. Introductions to vaudeville stars, blues musicians, and women. Get this from a library. Living the Jazz life: conversations with forty musicians about their careers in Jazz.

[W Royal Stokes] -- Profiles forty jazz musicians, discussing their personal lives and musical careers. Wholistic Living for the Soul Sign up below to receive 7 Amazingly Simple Ways to Jazz Up Your Life + I’ll send you Weekly Jazz-spirations and Wholistic Living tips to help you LIVE like you mean it and LOVE it.

Ultimately, this book has the gift of reminding you that life is pain, but that is what makes life so wonderful.

We make choices that may be the wrong ones, but they give our life purpose. Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life In And Out Of Jazz by Mark Corroto, published on Septem at All About Jazz.

Find more Book Reviews articles. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. About Living with Jazz. A collection of essays, biographical profiles, and critical analyses by one of the twentieth century’s leading jazz writers includes commentary on the work of jazz entertainers, including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, and Louis Armstrong, as well as assessment of the role of jazz in contemporary culture and its influence.

“Either you have the feeling or you don't. “If Music is a Place -- then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.” “There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.

This book is for people who live jazz and can understand the technical stuff, which I cannot. I was hoping to better understand and appreciate jazz by reading this book and was killed into a false sense of security since it was Ralph Ellisons name on the cover/5.

Readers who look for celebrity biographers to dish out quantities of dirt will find All His Jazz: The Life and Death of Bob Fosse to be a smorgasbord.

Yet for Author: Thomas M. Disch. It is a living account of much that happened during half a century, and it fulfills Balliett's own description of jazz "as the sound of surprise". Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar. Jazz historian Dan Morgenstern, author of Living with Jazz February 4th, Buying a vinyl long playing jazz album in the format’s heyday — from the s through the s — was a three-step sensual process that stirred an almost irrational enthusiasm for .Le Real Book.

Partition gratuite (en C) Le Real Book (nommé ainsi par allusion humoristique aux Fake Books des années et ), est un livre qui. Jazz knew she wanted to be a girl at age 2. "Pretending I was a boy felt like telling a lie," is how Jazz explains it in the book.

She started kindergarten as a .