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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
Steve Miller Band
. CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Discography * 3 References * 4 External links LIFE AND CAREERSidran was raised in Racine, Wisconsin
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
Boz Scaggs
. 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
University of Sussex
, England, to pursue a PhD
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Art Blakey
ART BLAKEY (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. He was known as ABDULLAH IBN BUHAINA after he became a Muslim. Blakey made a name for himself in the 1940s in the big bands of Fletcher Henderson
Fletcher Henderson
and Billy Eckstine
Billy Eckstine
. He worked with bebop musicians Thelonious Monk , Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker
and Dizzy Gillespie
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 , and Mainstream Records . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Discography * 2.1 As leader * 2.2 As sideman * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYMitchell was born and raised in Miami, Florida . He began playing trumpet in high school, where he acquired his nickname, Blue. After high school he played in the rhythm and blues ensembles of Paul Williams , Earl Bostic , and Chuck Willis . After returning to Miami he was noticed by Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley
, with whom he recorded for Riverside Records in New York in 1958
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Capitol Records
CAPITOL RECORDS (also referred to simply as CAPITOL and 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
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 . 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 both a part of the Universal Music
Universal Music
Group
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EMI
BROKEN UP: EMI Music Publishing acquired by consortium led by: * Sony/ATV Music Publishing and comprising Sony Corporation of America * The Estate of Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
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Miles Davis
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. 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 sessions for Capitol Records , which were instrumental to the development of cool jazz
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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
News Corp
. The Times
The Times
and The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
do not share editorial staff, were founded independently and have only had common ownership since 1967
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Peabody Award
The GEORGE FOSTER PEABODY AWARDS (or simply PEABODY AWARDS) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody , honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media. Programs are recognized in seven categories: news, entertainment, documentaries, children's programming, education, interactive programming, and public service. Peabody Award winners include radio and television stations , networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals from around the world. Established in 1940 by a committee of the National Association of Broadcasters, the prestigious Peabody Award was created to honor excellence in radio broadcasting. It is the oldest major electronic media award in the United States and some say the most prestigious, sometimes competing for recognition with the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award
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Jazz
JAZZ is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans
New Orleans
, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime . Jazz
Jazz
is seen by many as 'America's classical music'. Since the 1920s 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 musical parentage with a performance orientation
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Chicago Sun Times
The CHICAGO SUN-TIMES is a daily newspaper published in Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois
Illinois
, United States
United States
. It is the flagship paper of the Sun-Times Media Group . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 The 1940s, 1950s and 1960s * 1.2 The 1970s * 1.3 The 1980s * 1.4 The 1990s * 1.5 The 2000s * 1.6 The 2010s * 2 Awards and notable stories * 3 Staff * 4 Early Edition * 5 Gallery * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYThe Chicago
Chicago
Sun-Times is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the city. It began in 1844 as the Chicago
Chicago
Daily Journal, which was the first newspaper to publish the rumor, now believed false, that a cow owned by Catherine O\'Leary was responsible for the Chicago
Chicago
fire . The Evening Journal, whose West Side building at 17-19 S
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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 RCA Victor 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 . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Labels and discs * 3 Notable artists * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links HISTORYThe 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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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. 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. Notable artists include Demi Lovato , The Killers
The Killers
, Leona Lewis
Leona Lewis
, U2 , Mumford the music was also not reviewed by the press
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The SYSTèME UNIVERSITAIRE DE DOCUMENTATION or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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MusicBrainz
MUSICBRAINZ is a project that aims to create an open data music database that is similar to the freedb project. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc ) information on the Internet. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
has expanded its goals to reach beyond a compact disc metadata (this is information about the performers, artists, songwriters, etc.) storehouse to become a structured open online database for music. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
captures information about artists, their recorded works, and the relationships between them. Recorded works entries capture at a minimum the album title, track titles, and the length of each track. These entries are maintained by volunteer editors who follow community written style guidelines
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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