88: the Giants of Jazz Piano

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Hal Leonard Corporation, Dec 1, 2001 - Music - 344 pages
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(Book). This handsome, insightful hardcover volume delves deep into the music of 88 visionaries who have made an indelible mark on the world of jazz through their mastery of the piano's 88 keys. This engaging collection describes the intriguing personality and performance characteristics of each pianist. Seven major figures are covered in depth: Jelly Roll Morton, Earl Hines, Art Tatum, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Keith Jarrett and Cecil Taylor. Other featured artists include: James P. Johnson, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Nat "King" Cole, Oscar Peterson, Les McCann, Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, Billy Taylor, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea and 70 others, in styles ranging from stride to swing, bebop to post-bop, funk to avant garde, and more. Includes 100 photos, and a foreword by Keith Jarrett.
  

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Contents

The Man Who Invented Jazz 1 Jelly Roll Morton
2
Masters of Stride 2 James P Johnson
13
Willie the Lion Smith
16
Fats Waller
19
Singing Swinging 5 Duke Ellington
23
Earl Hines
27
Count Basie
39
Mary Lou Williams
42
Steve Kuhn
196
Chick Corea
198
JoAnne Brackeen
201
Kenny Barron
203
Richie Beirach
206
Old WorldNew Flavors 52 JoeZawinul
209
Adam Makowicz
212
Michel Petrucciani
214

Teddy Wilson
48
Nat King Cole
52
Dorothy Donegan
54
God Is in the House 12 ArtTatum
59
Deep in the Mainstream 13 Erroll Garner
69
Ahmad Jamal
71
Oscar Peterson
75
Phineas Newborn
78
In Walked Bud 17 Bud Powell
82
It Started at Mintons 18 TaddDameron
91
Hank Jones
93
Jaki Byard
97
Red Garland
100
Tommy Flanagan
102
Barry Harris
106
Sir Roland Hanna
108
Brilliant Corners 25 Thelonious Monk
112
Hard Bop to Funk 26 Horace Silver
121
Wynton Kelly
125
Ray Bryant
127
Ramsey Lewis
129
LesMcCann
131
Bobby Timmons
134
Herbie Hancock
137
Everybody Digs Bill Evans 33 Bill Evans
144
The Sophisticates M George Shearing
157
Marian McPartland
161
John Lewis
164
Dave Brubeck
168
Roger Kellaway
172
The NeoTraditionalists 39 Jimmy Rowles
175
DickHyman
177
DickWellstood
180
Dave McKenna
182
Gene Harris
184
The Endurance of Postbop 44 Billy Taylor
187
Toshiko Akiyoshi
190
Cedar Walton
193
Outside Looking In 55 SunRa
219
Lennie Tristano
223
PaulBley
227
Ran Blake
229
Order Within Chaos 59 Cecil Taylor
234
Back to the Fountain 60 Randy Weston
245
MalWaldron
248
Muhal Richard Abrams
251
Abdullah Ibrahim
253
McCoy Tyner
255
Don Pullen
258
Improvisation as Revelation 66 Keith Jarrett
262
The Latin Connection 67 Chucho Valdes
273
Monty Alexander
275
Michel Camilo
279
Eliane Elias
281
GonzaloRubalcaba
282
The Future Is Now 72 Henry Butler
285
Mulgrew Miller
287
Kenny Kirkland
292
Fred Hersch
293
Billy ChUds
295
Geri Allen
297
Renee Rosnes
299
Cyrus Chestnut
300
Benny Green
303
Marcus Roberts
305
JackyTerrasson
308
Bill Charlap
310
Harry Connick Jr
312
Stephen Scott
314
Eric Reed
316
Brad Mehldau
318
Geoff Keezer
321
Photo Credits
325
Index
326
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