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Jazz Changes

Martin Williams


This collection of record notes, interviews, portraits, and reviews recalls the Charlie Parker-Dizzy Gillespie Dial Record sessions, Langston Hughes reading poetry to the sound of jazz, and Thelonius Monk recording for the Library of Congress. In addition, in this book there are profiles of such legendary performers as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Duke Ellington, and Fats Waller, and chapters on the importance of jazz history and a jazz-view of The Beatles.

Keywords: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Langston Hughes, poetry, jazz, Thelonius Monk, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Duke Ellington

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Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780195083491
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Williams, author

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I Mostly Musicians

III Program Notes

IV Beviews and Observations

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