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Bunky Green
Vernice "Bunky" Green (born April 23, 1935) is an American jazz alto saxophonist and educator.Contents1 Biography 2 Selected discography2.1 As leader 2.2 As sideman3 ReferencesBiography[edit] Green was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he played the alto saxophone, mainly at a local club called "The Brass Rail". His first big break came when he was hired in New York City
New York City
by Charles Mingus as a replacement for Jackie McLean
Jackie McLean
in the 1960s. His brief stint with the eccentric bass player made a deep impression. Mingus' sparing use of notation and his belief that there was no such thing as a wrong note had a lasting influence on Green's own style. The next year, Green moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he appeared with several prominent players including Sonny Stitt, Louie Bellson, Andrew Hill, Yusef Lateef, and Ira Sullivan
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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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Willie Thomas
William Henry Thomas (22 March 1866 – 11 October 1921) was a Welsh international rugby union player who played club rugby for Llanelli and London Welsh. He was capped eleven times for Wales and captained the team on two occasions. In 1888, Thomas was chosen to tour New Zealand and Australia as part of the first British Isles team. This unofficial tour did not play any international opposition and no caps were awarded. Thomas was born in Fishguard in 1866 to E.B
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Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.[9][10] It is the seat of Duval County,[11] with which the city government consolidated in 1968. Consolidation gave Jacksonville its great size and placed most of its metropolitan population within the city limits. With an estimated population of 907,529 as of 2017, Jacksonville is also the most populous city in the southeastern United States.[12] The Jacksonville metropolitan area
Jacksonville metropolitan area
has a population of 1,626,611 and is the fourth largest in Florida.[13] Jacksonville is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River
St. Johns River
in the First Coast
First Coast
region of northeast Florida, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia state line and 340 miles (550 km) north of Miami
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Exodus Records
Exodus Records was a semi-independent record label started in 1966. It was dependent on Vee-Jay Records for both masters and sleeves.[1] References[edit]^ Callahan, M & Edwards, D. Exodus Records discography accessed May 16, 2012See also[edit]List of record labelsThis article about a United States record label is a stub
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Down Beat
DownBeat
DownBeat
(stylized DOWNBEAT) is an American magazine devoted to "jazz, blues and beyond", the last word indicating its expansion beyond the jazz realm which it covered exclusively in previous years. The publication was established in 1934 in Chicago, Illinois.[2] It is named after the "downbeat" in music, also called "beat one", or the first beat of a musical measure. DownBeat
DownBeat
publishes results of annual surveys of both its readers and critics in a variety of categories. The DownBeat
DownBeat
Jazz Hall of Fame includes winners from both the readers' and critics' poll
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Jazz Baltica
Jazz Baltica is a jazz festival which, until 2011, was held each summer in Schloss Salzau (Salzau Palace) close to Kiel, Germany, and the coast of the Baltic Sea. In 2012 it was relocated to the Evers-Werft (shipyard) at the harbor of Niendorf, a Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
resort close to Lübeck. It differs from most other festivals in its intimacy and the access that visitors have to the musicians. The festival has changed its focus to feature primarily musicians from Northern Germany, Scandinavia
Scandinavia
and the Baltic countries.[1][2] Since 2002, Jazz Baltica has been conducted as part of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival.[3] Until 2011 the festival's founder and musical director was Rainer Haarmann.[4] In 2012, the Swedish trombone player, singer and composer Nils Landgren took over as artistic director of the festival
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Vee-Jay Records
Vee-Jay Records
Vee-Jay Records
is an American record label founded in the 1950s, located in Chicago
Chicago
and specializing in blues, jazz, rhythm and blues and rock and roll. The label was founded in 1953 by Vivian Carter and James C
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Wynton Kelly
Wynton Charles Kelly (December 2, 1931 – April 12, 1971) was a Jamaican American
Jamaican American
jazz pianist and composer. He is known for his lively, blues-based playing and as one of the finest accompanists in jazz. He began playing professionally at the age of 12, and was pianist on a No. 1 R&B hit at the age of 16. His recording debut as leader occurred three years later, around the time he started to become better known as accompanist to singer Dinah Washington, and as a member of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's band. This progress was interrupted by two years in the army, after which Kelly returned to Washington and Gillespie, and played with other leaders
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Eddie Harris
Eddie Harris
Eddie Harris
(October 20, 1934 – November 5, 1996) was an American jazz musician, best known for playing tenor saxophone and for introducing the electrically amplified saxophone. He was also fluent on the electric piano and organ. His best-known compositions are "Freedom Jazz
Jazz
Dance", recorded and popularized by Miles Davis
Miles Davis
in 1966, and "Listen Here."[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Discography2.1 Albums3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (December 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Harris was born and grew up in Chicago. His father was originally from Cuba, and his mother from New Orleans
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Greg Osby
Greg Osby
Greg Osby
(born August 3, 1960) is an American jazz saxophonist who plays mainly in the free jazz, free funk and M-Base idioms.Contents1 Biography 2 Discography2.1 As leader3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Osby studied at Howard University, then at the Berklee College of Music[1] with Andy McGhee. Osby's main instrument is alto sax but he occasionally plays soprano sax. He played on Jack DeJohnette's album Special
Special
Edition and has recorded with Jim Hall and Andrew Hill, setting the stage for their appearance on Osby's The Invisible Hand. With Geri Allen, Steve Coleman, Gary Thomas, and Cassandra Wilson, he was a member of the M-Base Collective.[1] He began recording albums under his own name for JMT Records in the 1980s, then recorded for Blue Note in the 1990s
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Clark Terry
clarkterry.comAudio sample"Blues for Smedley" from the 1964 album Oscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson
Trio + Onefile helpClark Virgil Terry Jr.[1] (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, composer, educator, and NEA Jazz
Jazz
Masters inductee.[2] He played with Charlie Barnet
Charlie Barnet
(1947), Count Basie
Count Basie
(1948–51),[3] Duke Ellington (1951–59),[3] Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
(1960), and Oscar Peterson (1964-96). He was also with The Tonight Show Band from 1962 to 1972. Terry's career in jazz spanned more than 70 years, during which he became one of the most recorded jazz musicians ever, appearing on over 900 recordings
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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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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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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France"; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]See also: History of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (fr)The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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