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New Orleans: Playing a Jazz Chorus (06 Edition)

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A deeply personal portrait of the people and music of today's New Orleans-a city that has been hit hard by Katrina, but is still vital and intact. Among the musicians appearing in this book are: the Rebirth Brass Band, Hot 8, the Soul Rebels, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Johnny Vidacovich, Barry Martyn, Lars Edegran, Chuck Badie, Pete Fountain, Michael White, the Hot Club of New Orleans, Coco Robicheaux, record company owner George Buck, and gospel musician Billy Edwards.

 

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A book about the music the hurricane couldn't destroy.

Synopsis:

This book is a deeply personal portrait of the people and music of today’s New Orleans—a city that has been hard hit by Katrina, but is managing to keep its great jazz tradition, brass band scene, incomparable food, and unique lifestyle vital and intact.

Among the musicians appearing in this book are: the Rebirth Brass Band, Hot 8, the Soul Rebels, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Johnny Vidacovich, Barry Martyn, Lars Edegran, Chuck Badie, Pete Fountain, Michael White, the Hot Club of New Orleans, Coco Robicheaux, record company owner George Buck, and gospel musician Billy Edwards.

The book also presents portraits of everyday New Orleans people confronting a challenging situation.

About the Author

Now in his seventies, Sam Charters is a jazz expert with over 11 books on jazz to his name. His 1959 book The Country Blues was the first serious examination of this seedbed of virtually all American music. He followed this book with The Legacy of the Blues and The Roots of the Blues (all Marion Boyars publications).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714531311
Author:
Charters
Publisher:
Marion Boyars Publishers
Author:
Charters, Samuel
Author:
arters
Author:
Samuel Ch
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
Disaster Relief & Rescue Operations
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Subject:
Music - Jazz
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 BandW photographs
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 in 12 oz

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A book about the music the hurricane couldn't destroy.
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This book is a deeply personal portrait of the people and music of today’s New Orleans—a city that has been hard hit by Katrina, but is managing to keep its great jazz tradition, brass band scene, incomparable food, and unique lifestyle vital and intact.

Among the musicians appearing in this book are: the Rebirth Brass Band, Hot 8, the Soul Rebels, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Johnny Vidacovich, Barry Martyn, Lars Edegran, Chuck Badie, Pete Fountain, Michael White, the Hot Club of New Orleans, Coco Robicheaux, record company owner George Buck, and gospel musician Billy Edwards.

The book also presents portraits of everyday New Orleans people confronting a challenging situation.

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