An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians by Benjamin Franklin V

By Benjamin Franklin V

Энциклопедия джазовых и блюзовых музыкантов Южной Каролины от XIX века до современности, включая не только таких звёзд, как James Brown и Dizzy Gillespie, но и забытых музыкантов. In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V files the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians diversity from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the extraordinary (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the imprecise (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace Spoons Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). prepared alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the books entries contain easy biographical details, South Carolina flats, occupation info, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band contributors, movies, awards, sites, and lists of assets for added interpreting.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians PDF

Best african americans books

Destiny and Race: Selected Writings, 1840-1898

An enormous 19th-century reformer and highbrow, Alexander Crummell (1819-1898) used to be the 1st black American to obtain a level from Cambridge collage. Upon commencement, he sailed to Liberia, the place from 1853 to 1872 he labored as a farmer, educator, small enterprise operator, and Episcopal missionary.

The class of '65 : a student, a divided town, and the long road to forgiveness

In the middle of racial strife, one younger guy confirmed braveness and empathy. It took 40 years for the others to hitch him…Being a scholar at Americus highschool was once the worst adventure of Greg Wittkamper’s lifestyles. Greg got here from a close-by Christian commune, Koinonia, whose individuals devoutly and publicly supported racial equality.

My Life, My Love, My Legacy

The Washington Post’s Books to learn in 2017The ny instances publication assessment Editors' ChoiceUSA at the present time, “New and Noteworthy”Read it ahead, favourite Reads of January 2017A Parade journal Pick"This publication is exceptionally Coretta's tale . . . really soaking up. . . beneficiant, in a way that's retro in our tradition.

American routes. Racial palimpsests and the transformation of race

American routes' presents a comparative and ancient research of the migration and integration of white and unfastened black refugees from 19th century St. Domingue/Haiti to Louisiana and follows the development in their descendants over the process 200 years. The refugees bolstered Louisiana's tri-racial procedure and driven again the development of Anglo-American racialization by way of a number of a long time.

Additional info for An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians

Sample text

Residences: Fountain Inn (1907–ca. 1910), Fairview Township, Greenville County (ca. 1910–at least until 1920) Possibly as early as age five Bates danced in establishments and on the streets, generating money for his family. A mill accident in the late 1910s mangled his left leg, which was amputated below the knee. Outfitted with a wooden leg, he resumed dancing within two years. By age fifteen he was a professional, touring with minstrel shows, then carnivals, before performing in vaudeville. In the mid-1920s he joined the Dashing Dinah Company of Eddie Leonard, a soft-shoe dancer.

Bates was especially active in 1949, when he performed in Ken Murray’s revue Blackouts, appeared on television for the initial time, and became a charter member of the Copasetics, an organization of mostly musicians dedicated to preserving the memory of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. He went on to perform on television with some frequency, including over twenty times on a popular program hosted by Ed Sullivan. , he opened the Peg Leg Bates Country Club, which attracted a black clientele; with this enterprise he possibly became the first black resort owner in the United States.

The musician was initially listed in the Charleston city directory in the mid-1920s and was no longer in it by 1950. John Chilton records Blake’s year of death. ) Daily Eagle, 13 July 1909, p. : Arcadia Publishing, 2007), 89. C. residence: Spartanburg (1911–1930) Born to a piano-playing mother and a drumsplaying father, Blowers began playing drums around age eight. , where he performed in a band while completing high school in Fort Myers. He then traveled with bands and, for two years, attended Oglethorpe University.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 17 votes