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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to "Ellington Uptown": Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, & the Birth of Concert ....   

Annual Review of Jazz Studies, Volume 14

Evan Spring, Edward Berger, George Bassett - Music - 2009 - 232 pages
The Annual Review of Jazz Studies (ARJS) is a journal providing a forum for the ever expanding range and depth of jazz scholarship, from technical analyses to oral history to ...
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The Duke Ellington Reader

Mark Tucker, Duke Ellington - Music - 1995 - 536 pages
Includes over one hundred essays focusing on Ellington as a person, musician, bandleader, and musical philosopher, and offering insight into Ellington's position in American ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Duke Ellington

Edward Green - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 318 pages
This comprehensive and accessible Companion is the first collection of essays to provide an in-depth overview of Ellington's career.
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Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

John Wriggle - Music - 2016 - 320 pages
Behind the iconic jazz orchestras, vocalists, and stage productions of the Swing Era lay the talents of popular music's unsung heroes: the arrangers. John Wriggle takes you ...
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Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington

John Edward Hasse - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 479 pages
One of the twentieth century's greatest composers, Duke Ellington (1899–1974) led a fascinating life. Beyond Category, the first biography to draw on the vast Duke Ellington ...
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Arranging Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue and the Creation of an American Icon

Ryan Baņagale - Music - 2014 - 304 pages
In Arranging Gershwin, author Ryan Baņagale approaches George Gershwin's iconic piece Rhapsody in Blue not as a composition but as an arrangement -- a status it has in many ...
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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

Terry Teachout - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 482 pages
An account of the public and private lives of the eminent jazz artist includes coverage of his slave heritage, the musical talent that inspired some 1,500 compositions and his ...
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Sacred Biography: Saints and Their Biographers in the Middle Ages

Thomas J. Heffernan - History - 1992
Though medieval "saints' lives" are among the oldest literary texts of Western vernacular culture, they are routinely patronized as "pious fiction" by modern historiography ...
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