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Louis Armstrong pioneered the jazz vocal. Based on dozens of interviews, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse performers who inherited Satchmo's legacy and made it their own. They are Ethel Waters, Bing Crosby, Bobby McFerrin, Cab Calloway, Big Joe Turner, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Joe Williams, Dinah Washington, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Tony Bennett, and many others. This edition has been updated with a substantial new chapter that focuses on current artists like Cassandra Wilson and Harry Connick, Jr.

Synopsis:

Based on dozens of interviews, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse performers who inherited Stachmo's legacy and made it their own.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-375) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815411147
Subtitle:
American Jazz Singers
Other:
Gourse, Leslie
Author:
Gourse, Leslie
Author:
Armstrong, Louis
Publisher:
Cooper Square Publishers
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Singers
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Updated ed.
Edition Description:
Updated
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
January 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.90x5.98x.81 in. 1.10 lbs.

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