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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 33 related to "Ellington Uptown": Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, & the Birth of Concert ....   

James P. Johnson: a case of mistaken identity

Scott E. Brown, Robert Hilbert - Biography & Autobiography - 1986 - 500 pages
A biography and discography of James P. Johnson, whose musical career spanned the ragtime era.
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Annual Review of Jazz Studies 14

Edward Berger, Henry Martin, Dan Morgenstern, Evan Spring, 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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Duke Ellington

Ron Frankl - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1988 - 144 pages
Chronicles the life of internationally-acclaimed jazz musician Duke Ellington, from the Harlem Renaissance through his later years.
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Duke Ellington: A Listener's Guide

Eddie Lambert - Music - 1999 - 374 pages
Provides jazz scholars, specialists, and both novice and experienced listeners with a detailed, critical commentary on this jazz master's recordings from 1924 to 1974. The ...
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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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The Uncrowned King of Swing : Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz: Fletcher ...

Jeffrey Magee Associate Professor of Musicology Indiana University - Music - 2004 - 352 pages
If Benny Goodman was the "King of Swing," then Fletcher Henderson was the power behind the throne. Not only did Henderson arrange the music that powered Goodman's meteoric rise ...
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Arranging Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue and the Creation of an American Icon

Ryan Banagale - Music - 2014 - 232 pages
In Arranging Gershwin, author Ryan Banagale 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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A Life in Ragtime : A Biography of James Reese Europe: A Biography of James ...

Tuscaloosa Reid Badger Professor of American Studies University of Alabama - Social Science - 1994 - 360 pages
In 1919, the world stood at the threshold of the Jazz Age. The man who had ushered it there, however, lay murdered--and would soon plunge from international fame to historical ...
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Duke Ellington and His World

A. H. Lawrence - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 542 pages
Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of ...
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