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The Resource Norman Granz : the Man Who Used Jazz for Justice

Norman Granz : the Man Who Used Jazz for Justice

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Norman Granz : the Man Who Used Jazz for Justice
Title
Norman Granz
Title remainder
the Man Who Used Jazz for Justice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that," Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book. Granz, who died in 2001, was iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant--and one of jazz's true giants. Granz played an essential part in bringing jazz to audiences around the world, defying racial and social prejudice as he did so, and demanding that African-American performers be treated equally everywhere they toured. In this definitive biogra
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Hershorn, Tad
Dewey number
781.65092
Index
index present
LC call number
ML429.G696 H47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Granz, Norman
  • Impresarios
  • Jazz musicians
  • Jazz
  • Music
  • African American musicians
  • African American musicians
  • Civil rights movements
  • Granz, Norman
  • MUSIC
  • African American musicians
  • Civil rights movements
  • Impresarios
  • Jazz
  • Jazz musicians
  • Music
  • United States
Label
Norman Granz : the Man Who Used Jazz for Justice
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Prologue: "I Made Things Work"; 1 "All I Wanted Was My Freedom"; 2 "A Marvelous Crucible"; 3 Cole Train; 4 "The Opener"; 5 Let Freedom Swing; 6 Norman Granz versus . . .; 7 Mambo Jambo; 8 Enter Ella and Oscar; 9 The Continental; 10 "I Feel Most at Home in the Studio"; 11 Starry Nights; 12 "That Tall Old Man Standing Next to Ella Fitzgerald"; 13 The Jazz Hurricane; 14 "The Lost Generation"; 15 Duke, Prez, and Billie; 16 Joie de Verve; 17 Across the Sea; 18 "Musicians Don't Want to Jam"; 19 Picasso on the Beach; 20 "One More Once."
  • 21 Takin' It on Out--for Good22 "Somewhere There's Music"; Epilogue: "My Career, Such As It Is . . ."; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
756485066
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (502 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520949775
Lccn
2011011292
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613291837
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 329183
  • 22573/cttt3jkk
  • a6f56c25-111a-4586-b1e1-780b7b520485
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756485066
Label
Norman Granz : the Man Who Used Jazz for Justice
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Prologue: "I Made Things Work"; 1 "All I Wanted Was My Freedom"; 2 "A Marvelous Crucible"; 3 Cole Train; 4 "The Opener"; 5 Let Freedom Swing; 6 Norman Granz versus . . .; 7 Mambo Jambo; 8 Enter Ella and Oscar; 9 The Continental; 10 "I Feel Most at Home in the Studio"; 11 Starry Nights; 12 "That Tall Old Man Standing Next to Ella Fitzgerald"; 13 The Jazz Hurricane; 14 "The Lost Generation"; 15 Duke, Prez, and Billie; 16 Joie de Verve; 17 Across the Sea; 18 "Musicians Don't Want to Jam"; 19 Picasso on the Beach; 20 "One More Once."
  • 21 Takin' It on Out--for Good22 "Somewhere There's Music"; Epilogue: "My Career, Such As It Is . . ."; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
756485066
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (502 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520949775
Lccn
2011011292
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613291837
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 329183
  • 22573/cttt3jkk
  • a6f56c25-111a-4586-b1e1-780b7b520485
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756485066

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