Jazz: the essential companion

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Prentice Hall Press, 1988 - Music - 562 pages
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A dictionary arrangement of over 1,600 entries on terms and performers.

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JSTOR: The Jazz Handbook
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Ian Carr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Psychedelic « Improvisie
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Louis Armstrong Bibliography
A Family Album [1984]; Ian Carr & Digby Fairweather & Brian Priestley: Jazz. The Essential Companion [1987]; Barry Kernfeld: New Grove Dictionary of Jazz ...
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Bibliographie Jazz
Fordham, John, Jazz: The Essential Companion for Every Jazz Fan, (Elm Tree) London 1993. Fordham, John, The Sound of Jazz, (Hamlyn) London 1989 ...
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Curtis, King Biography: Contemporary Musicians
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About the author (1988)

Ian Carr was born in Dumfries, Scotland on April 21, 1933. He received a degree in English and a teaching certificate from King's College. While there, he began playing the trumpet. After he served in the British Army, he played with numerous jazz groups including the EmCee Five, Rendell/Carr Quintet, and Nucleus. He wrote for several jazz publications, contributed to several jazz reference books and was a consultant for television documentaries about Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett. He also wrote books including Music Outside: Contemporary Jazz in Britain; Miles Davis: A Critical Biography; and Keith Jarrett: The Man and His Music. He died from complications after pneumonia and a series of mini-strokes on February 25, 2009 at the age of 75.

Priestley is a musician and writer.

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