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Jazz Century in America: DANC 0806

Resources for the Gen Ed Course, Jazz Century in America

Week 9 - Improvisation and the Statement of Jazz

    Bebop from Music Online 

Dizzy Gillespie with glasses

 

Dizzy Gillespie from Encyclopedia of World Biography.
Dizzie Gillespie playlist from Music Online.

 

Sonny Rollins playing the barry sax

 

Sonny Rollins from Contemporary Black Biography in Biography Resource Center
Sonny Rollins playlist  from Music Online.

 

Clifford Brown - Study in Brown

 

Clifford Brown from American National Biography
Clifford Brown playlist from Music Online.

 

photo of Max Roach playing drums

 

Max Roach from Contemporary Black Biography in Biography Resource Center
Max Roach playlist from Music Online.

 

 

DVD cover of Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

 

Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker online ebook from Music Online.
Charlie Parker playlist from Music Online.

 

 

headshot of Ella Fitzgerald

 

Ella Fitzgerald: the Complete Biography by Stuart Nicholson online ebook from Music Online.
Ella Fitzgerald playlist from Music Online.

 

publicity shot of Sarah Vaughn

 

Sarah Vaughn from Contemporary Black Biography in Biography Resource Center.
See a DVD of Sarah Vaughn performing in Rhythm and Blues Revue, M1630.18 .R598x 2005 Temple Library.

 

 

DVD cover of Balanchine

 

George Balanchine  from the International Dictionary of Ballet.
George Balanchine DVDs Temple University Library

 

 

headshot of Savion Glover

 

Savion Glover article from Contemporary Black Biography.
Savion Glover DVDs at Temple University Library