Buddy DeFranco: A Biographical Portrait and Discography

June 1, 1993|
Buddy DeFranco: A Biographical Portrait and Discography by John Kuehn
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Clarinetist Buddy DeFranco has made concert and recording appearances with nearly every important jazz musician in the world, including such legendary figures as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Tommy Dorsey. His playing career spans over half a century and encompasses performances all over the world. The authors chronicle the life of this singular musician, whose tremendous influence on the history and development of jazz has been acknowledged by fellow musicians and critics alike. Leonard Feather calls this a fascinating volume, recognizing DeFranco for the giant he has always been. Photographs from throughout his playing career bring the people and the times to life. Arne Astrup''s detailed discography contains exhaustive data unavailable elsewhere.
John W. Kuehn (BA, MA, Wisconsin; PhD, Colorado) teaches clarinet, saxophone, and music education methods at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and up at the IUP Laboratory School, whose jazz band has performed in the U.S. and abroad. Recipient of distinguished teaching awards, he is jazz editor of the International Clarinet Society an...
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Title:Buddy DeFranco: A Biographical Portrait and Discography
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:262 pages, 8.92 X 5.44 X 0.81 in
Shipping dimensions:262 pages, 8.92 X 5.44 X 0.81 in
Published:June 1, 1993
Publisher:Scarecrow Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780810825383

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