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Author Heath, Jimmy.
Title I walked with giants : the autobiography of Jimmy Heath / Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren ; foreword by Bill Cosby ; introduction by Wynton Marsalis.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2010.
Open Library Cover
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Description xviii, 322 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography (p. [295]-299) and index.
Contents Finding a rhythm : Philadelphia and Wilmington, North Carolina -- Big band connections -- Organizing and melodizing -- High note-low note : Dizzy and Miles -- Sharp dissonance to smooth harmony with Mona -- On the riverside -- Maintaining the groove -- Stretching out : jazz transitions -- Marchin' on : the Heath Brothers -- "For the public" : the Heath Brothers -- Reharmonization : Queens College -- Up tempo mode -- Aroma of the roses -- Endless stroll.
Subject Heath, Jimmy.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Saxophonists -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author McLaren, Joseph.
Cosby, Bill, 1937- author of foreword.
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- author of introduction.
Added Title Autobiography of Jimmy Heath
ISBN 9781439901984 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439901988 (cloth : alk. paper)