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Author Hershorn, Tad.
Title Norman Granz : the man who used jazz for justice / Tad Hershorn ; foreword by Oscar Peterson.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 7  92 G767H    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 470 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "Roth Family Foundation music in America imprint"--Prelim. p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-448) and index.
Contents "All I wanted was my freedom" -- "A marvelous crucible" -- Cole train -- "The opener" -- Let freedom swing -- Norman Granz versus... -- Mambo jambo -- Enter Ella and Oscar -- The continental -- "I feel most at home in the studio" -- Starry nights -- "That tall old man standing next to Ella Fitzgerald" -- The jazz hurricane -- "The lost generation" -- Duke, Prez, and Billie -- Joie de Verve -- Across the sea -- "Musicians don't want to jam" -- Picasso on the beach -- "One more once" -- Takin' it on out, for good -- "Somewhere there's music."
Subject Granz, Norman, 1918-2001.
Impresarios -- United States -- Biography.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Songs and music.
Added Title Man who used jazz for justice
ISBN 9780520267824 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520267826 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40019859193