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Ben Sidran
Ben Hirsh Sidran (born August 14, 1943) is an American jazz and rock keyboardist, producer, label owner, and music writer. Early in his career he was a member of the Steve Miller Band.Contents1 Life and career 2 Discography 3 References 4 External linksLife and career[edit] Sidran was raised in Racine, Wisconsin, and attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1961, where he became a member of The Ardells with Steve Miller and Boz Scaggs.[1] When Miller and Scaggs left Wisconsin for the West Coast, Sidran stayed behind to earn a degree in English literature. After graduating in 1966, he enrolled in the University of Sussex, England, to pursue a PhD
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Jazz
Jazz
Jazz
is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States,[1] in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.[2] Jazz
Jazz
is seen by many as 'America's classical music'.[3] Since the 1920s Jazz
Jazz
Age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression. It then emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African-American
African-American
and European-American
European-American
musical parentage with a performance orientation.[4] Jazz
Jazz
is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyrhythms and improvisation
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Bluebird Records
Bluebird Records
Bluebird Records
is a record label known for its low-cost releases, primarily of blues and jazz in the 1930s and 1940s. Founded by Big Bill Broonzy during the Great Depression, Bluebird concentrated on producing and selling music inexpensively. It created what came to be known as the "Bluebird sound", which influenced rhythm and blues and early rock and roll.Contents1 History 2 Labels and discs 3 Notable artists 4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksHistory[edit] The label was begun in 1932 as a division of RCA Victor
RCA Victor
by Eli Oberstein, an executive at the company. Bluebird competed with other budget labels at the time. Records were made quickly and cheaply. The "Bluebird sound" came from the session band that was used on many recordings to save money
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National Jewish Book Award
The Jewish Book Council
Jewish Book Council
(Hebrew: הפרס הלאומי לספרים יהודיים‬) founded in 1944, is an organization encouraging and contributing to Jewish literature.[1][2] The goal of the council, as stated on its website, is "to promote the reading, writing and publishing of quality English language books of Jewish content in North America".[2] The council sponsors the National Jewish Book Awards, the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, the JBC Network, JBC Book Clubs, the Visiting Scribe series, and Jewish Book Month
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Rock Music
Rock music
Rock music
is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States
United States
in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and in the United States.[1][2] It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the African-American genres of blues and rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music
Rock music
also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass and drums and one or more singers
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The Times
The Times
The Times
is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England. It began in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register, adopting its current name on 1 January 1788. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
(founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers, since 1981 a subsidiary of News UK, itself wholly owned by News Corp
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Miles Davis
Miles
Miles
Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in his five-decade career which kept him at the forefront of a number of major stylistic developments in jazz.[1] Born and raised in Illinois, Davis left his studies at The Juilliard School in New York City and made his professional debut as a member of saxophonist Charlie Parker's bebop quintet from 1944 to 1948. Shortly after, he recorded the Birth of the Cool
Birth of the Cool
sessions for Capitol Records, which were instrumental to the development of cool jazz
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Art Blakey
Arthur "Art" Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was known as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina
Buhaina
after he became a Muslim.[1] Blakey made a name for himself in the 1940s in the big bands of Fletcher Henderson
Fletcher Henderson
and Billy Eckstine. He worked with bebop musicians Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker
and Dizzy Gillespie. In the mid-1950s Horace Silver
Horace Silver
and Blakey formed the Jazz
Jazz
Messengers, a group that the drummer was associated with for the next 35 years
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Blue Mitchell
Richard Allen "Blue" Mitchell (March 13, 1930 – May 21, 1979) was an American Jazz, rhythm and blues, soul, rock and funk trumpeter, and composer, who recorded many albums as leader and sideman for Riverside, Blue Note
Blue Note
and Mainstream Records.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Discography2.1 As leader/co-leader 2.2 As sideman3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Mitchell was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He began playing trumpet in high school, where he acquired his nickname, Blue.[1] After high school he played in the rhythm and blues ensembles of Paul Williams, Earl Bostic, and Chuck Willis
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Capitol Records
Capitol Records
Capitol Records
(also referred to simply as Capitol and Hollywood
Hollywood
and Vine) is an American major record label which operates as a division of the Capitol Music Group. The label was founded as the first West Coast-based record label in the United States
United States
in 1942 by industry insiders Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva
Buddy DeSylva
and Glenn E. Wallichs. In 1955, the label was acquired by the British music conglomerate EMI
EMI
as its North American subsidiary.[1] EMI
EMI
was later acquired by Universal Music Group in 2012 and was merged with the company in 2013, making Capitol Records
Capitol Records
and the Capitol Music Group
Capitol Music Group
both a part of the Universal Music
Universal Music
Group
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EMI
Broken up: EMI Music Publishing
EMI Music Publishing
acquired by consortium led by: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing
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Island Records
Island Records
Island Records
is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group
(UMG). It was founded by Chris Blackwell, Graeme Goodall and Leslie Kong in Jamaica
Jamaica
in 1959.[1] Blackwell sold the label to PolyGram
PolyGram
in 1989. Island and another label recently acquired by PolyGram, A&M Records, were both at the time the largest independent record labels in history, with Island in particular having exerted a major influence on the progressive UK music scene in the early 1970s. Three Island labels exist in the world: Island UK, Island US, and Island Australia, with the main label operating out of London
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Diana Ross
Diana Ernestine Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group the Supremes, which, during the 1960s, became Motown's most successful act, and are the best charting girl group in US history, [1] as well as one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. The group released a record-setting twelve number-one hit singles on the US Billboard Hot 100, including "Where Did Our Love Go", "Baby Love", "Come See About Me", "Stop! In the Name of Love", "You Can't Hurry Love", "You Keep Me Hangin' On", "Love Child", and "Someday We'll Be Together". Following her departure from the Supremes in 1970, Ross released her eponymous debut solo album that same year, which contained the Top 20 Pop hit "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" and the number-one Pop hit "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
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Richard Davis (bassist)
Richard Davis (born April 15, 1930) is an American jazz bassist. Among his most famous contributions to the albums of others are Eric Dolphy's Out to Lunch!, Andrew Hill's Point of Departure, and Van Morrison's Astral Weeks, of which critic Greil Marcus wrote (in The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll), "Richard Davis provided the greatest bass ever heard on a rock album."Contents1 Music career 2 Awards and honors 3 Discography 4 References 5 External linksMusic career[edit] Born in Chicago, Davis began his musical career with his brothers, singing bass in his family's vocal trio.[1] He studied double bass in high school with his music theory teacher and band director, Walter Dyett. He was a member of Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (then known as the Youth Orchestra of Greater Chicago) and played in the orchestra's first performance at Chicago's Orchestra Hall on November 14, 1947
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification.Contents1 History 2 Format 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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