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An autobiography of Black jazz

Dempsey Travis

An autobiography of Black jazz

by Dempsey Travis

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Published by Urban Research Institute in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Jazz -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History and criticism.,
    • African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Music -- History and criticism.,
    • Jazz musicians -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • African American musicians -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDempsey J. Travis ; introduction by Studs Terkel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3508 .T7 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 543 p. :
      Number of Pages543
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3174542M
      ISBN 100941484033
      LC Control Number83016899

        The great jazz pianist and composer Randy Weston, 84, has a new album out called The 's an appropriate title: If you've glanced at any of his new autobiography, African Rhythms, you. His autobiography provides an indispensible glimpse into the jazz world of the midth century, portraying the creation of masterpieces like Kind of Blue and Bitches Brew in a .

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        Early in his memoir, Straight Life, the late jazz legend Art Pepper relates a story about being in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in , on a day when he had some free time, he met a young woman on the street near Piccadilly Circus. They spent the day drinking Old Kuchenheimer beer and wandering the city, occasionally canoodling, kissing, .   Indeed, it is truly remarkable to read his autobiography a little more than two decades after it was written and find it still to be a vital and electrifying document and probably the best jazz biography of all time, if not one of the great memoirs of any historical or artistic personage. There are two reasons why this book deserves such praise.


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Literally, this book is just Miles talking about his life up until then (I think this book came out like or so). Remarkable insights about the business, major jazz players such as.

This book will hit you deep in your soul. I have read all the classic jazz history biographies and this one put me closer to the action that anything else. Travis also has a biography on Red Foxx which didn't move me near as much as An Autobiography of Black Jazz. Two thumbs by: This is a list of English language book-length biographies and autobiographies of notable jazz musicians.

The list is alphabetical by subject. Within subject, books are listed alphabetically by. Miles' autobiography reveals a hardworking, supremely talented musician who challenged himself continually as he, time after time, reinvented jazz. Yet Miles Davis is full of contradictions; the victim of racism; he rails, at times, against 5/5(5).

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"Black Chicago" was the first of a trilogy that would include "An Autobiography of Black Jazz" and "An Autobiography of Black Politics," and with it. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Autobiography In Jazz on Discogs/5(3).

Inhe wrote An Autobiography of Black Chicago and became the first African-American author to have a book listed on the Chicago Tribune non-fiction bestsellers list.

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