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Ella Fitzgerald : American jazz singer —Hansen, Grace, author.
Book
2016
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"Ella Fitzgerald went from a poor girl living on the streets to the one of the greatest Jazz singers of her time and ours. This title will take readers through the grand life of Ella and show them that nothing can hold y...

Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
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Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.

Chasing Trane the John Coltrane documentary
DVD
2017
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In a film Variety called an "elegantly crafted and illuminating portrait of the singular jazz legend," director John Scheinfeld explores the life, spiritual journey and music of John Coltrane, whose recorded works range...

The Cosmobiography of sun ra : the sound of joy is enlightening —Raschka, Christopher.
Book
2014
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A one-hundredth birthday tribute to the late jazz artist explores his observations about humanity's discriminatory and violent behaviors as well as his efforts to forge world peace through music with the Sun Ra Arkestra....

We want Miles : Miles Davis
Book
2010
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Who was Louis Armstrong? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Book
2004
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Biography of a poor boy from New Orleans who became a jazz musician who is beloved around the world.

Trombone Shorty
DVD
2016
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The award winning autobiography jazz artist Trombone Shorty comes to life in this vibrant video. -- Hailing from the Treme|| neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trom...

Dancing on the edge
DVD
2015
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A PBS miniseries in which a black jazz band becomes a huge success and ends up entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

The jazz ambassadors
DVD
2018
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In 1955, as the Soviet Union's pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced President Eisenhower that jazz was the best way to intervene in the Cold War cult...

J Is for Jazz —Ingalls, Ann.
EBook
2014

This book is specially designed in Amazon's fixed-layout KF8 format with region magnification. Double-tap on an area of text to zoom and read. B is for Blues, the heart of jazz, and some of the best jazz cats have been h...

Birth of the cool : how jazz great Miles Davis found his sound —Berman, Kathleen Cornell, author.
Book
2019
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Explores the childhood and early career of the noted jazz trumpeter who gained fame performing at the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1955.

Louis Armstrong the soundtrack of the American experience —Stricklin, David, 1952-
Ebook
2010

The life story of this great instrumentalist, bandleader, and entertainer illustrates much of the black entertainer's impact on American culture and illuminates how popular culture often intersects with politics and econ...

Louis Armstrong live in '59.
DVD
2006
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Filmed in Belgium in 1959, this set features many of Satchmo's greatest songs.

Duke Ellington's America —Cohen, Harvey G.
Book
2010
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Message to our folks : the Art Ensemble of Chicago —Steinbeck, Paul, author.
Book
2017
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This year marks the golden anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the flagship band of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Formed in 1966 and flourishing until 2010, the Art Ensemble distingui...

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