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Barry Jackson

(1879–1961) English director and manager. Trained as an architect, Jackson was heir to a fortune derived from one of the leading grocery firms in the Midlands. In 1907 he founded ...

Jackson, Michael

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Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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..., Michael British , 18th century, male. Active in London. Engraver (mezzotint) . Michael Jackson is not mentioned in biographies. In 1753 he engraved a Portrait of Spranger Barry in the role of Warbith after James...

Barry, John

Barry, John (3 Nov 1933)   Reference library

Jon Burlingame

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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..., John [ Prendergast, John Barry ] ( b York, England , 3 Nov 1933 ; d Oyster Bay, NY , 30 Jan 2011 ). English composer . As a boy he worked at his father's theater chain in the north of England and listened to such established Hollywood composers as Steiner, Korngold, and Waxman. He contemplated a career as a film composer and left school to study music with Francis Jackson , then the Master of Music at York Minster. During his national service ( 1952–5 ) he studied jazz arranging and orchestration by mail with Stan Kenton's famous arranger ...

Riley, Teddy

Riley, Teddy (8 Oct 1967)   Reference library

Miles White

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...triplets. The term New Jack Swing was coined by writer-filmmaker Barry Michael Cooper in a 1987 Village Voice article that recounted Riley's formative years as a musical prodigy. Riley's first pop crossover production credit came with Bobby Brown's “My Prerogative” ( 1988 ). He also cofounded and performed with the group Guy, which continued to spread the New Jack Swing sound in 1988 songs such as “Groove Me,” “Spend the night,” and “Teddy's Jam.” In 1991 Riley coproduced Michael Jackson's New Jack Swing-themed album Dangerous , cowriting several of...

Bubblegum [bubblegum pop; bubblegum rock; teenybopper sound]

Bubblegum [bubblegum pop; bubblegum rock; teenybopper sound]   Reference library

Jonas Westover

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...during the 1960s; the Beatles and the Jackson 5 had their own cartoons, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids, the Groovie Goolies, and Josie and the Pussycats were animated bands that landed bubblegum hits. “Sugar, Sugar” was, in fact, produced by a studio group and written by two major songwriters, Jeff Barry (who was responsible for much of the girl group sound of the mid-1960s) and Andy Kim . The single was released in an unusual way: cardboard records were attached to boxes of breakfast cereal. Barry continued to produce the Archie's music as...

Scott-Heron, Gil

Scott-Heron, Gil (1 April 1949)   Reference library

Barry Kernfeld and Ian Peel

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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.... Bibliography W. Jenkins : “Gil Scott-Heron: Spirits Renewed,” JT , xxiv/7 (1994), 45 T. Bolden : “Blue/Funk as Political Philosophy: the Poetry of Gil Scott-Heron,” The Funk Era and Beyond: New Perspectives on Black Popular Culture , ed. T. Bolden (New York, 2008), 227–44 Barry Kernfeld / Ian Peel...

Toups, Wayne

Toups, Wayne (2 Oct 1958)   Reference library

Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...of young fans. He has been featured in several documentaries, including Les Blank and Chris Strachwitz's J’ai été au bal ( 1989 ). Bibliography B.J. Ancelet and E. Morgan Jr. : Cajun and Creole Music Makers (Jackson, MS, 1984/ R ) R. Brasseaux and K. Fontenot , eds.: Accordions, Fiddles, Two Steps and Swing (Lafayette, LA, 2006) Barry Jean...

Foster, Frank (Benjamin)

Foster, Frank (Benjamin) (23 Sept 1928)   Reference library

Luca Cerchiari

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...OH , 23 Sept 1928 ; d Chesapeake, VA , 26 July 2011 ). Tenor saxophonist , flutist , arranger , and composer . He studied at Wilberforce University and in 1949 moved to Detroit, where he played with bebop and mainstream artists such as Wardell Gray, Milt Jackson, Kenny Burrell, Barry Harris, and Tommy Flanagan. In 1953 he finished two years of military service and joined Count Basie's big band, where he was appreciated both for his playing and his fine arrangements and compositions, including “Shiny Stockings,” “Down for the Count,” “Blues...

Ardoin, Alphonse “Bois Sec”

Ardoin, Alphonse “Bois Sec” (16 Nov 1915)   Reference library

Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...and on his own family farm. Bibliography A.A. Savoy : Cajun Music: a Reflection of a People (Eunice, LA, 1984) B.J. Ancelet and E. Morgan Jr. : Cajun and Creole Music Makers (Jackson, MS, 1984/ R ) M. Tisserand : The Kingdom of Zydeco (New York, 1998) R. Brasseaux and K. Fontenot , eds.: Accordions, Fiddles, Two Steps and Swing (Lafayette, LA, 2006) Barry Jean...

McGee, Dennis

McGee, Dennis (26 Jan 1893)   Reference library

Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Bruneau 's Dedans le sud de la Louisiane ( 1974 ), and Alan Lomax 's Cajun Country ( 1991 ). Bibliography B.J. Ancelet and E. Morgan, Jr. : Cajun and Creole Music Makers (Jackson, MS, 1984/ R ) A.A. Savoy : Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People (Eunice, LA, 1985) R. Brasseaux and K. Fontenot , eds: Accordions, Fiddles, Two Steps and Swing (Lafayette, LA, 2006) Barry Jean...

Menard, D[oris] L[eon]

Menard, D[oris] L[eon] (14 April 1932)   Reference library

Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...including Les Blank , Chris Strachwitz , and Maureen Gosling 's J’ai été au bal ( 1989 ). Bibliography B.J. Ancelet and E. Morgan Jr. : Cajun and Creole Music Makers (Jackson, MS, 1984, R/1999) A.A. Savoy : Cajun Music: a Reflection of a People (Eunice, LA, 1985) R. Brasseaux and K. Fontenot , eds. Accordions, Fiddles, Two Steps & Swing (Lafayette, LA, 2006) Barry Jean...

Millinder, Lucky

Millinder, Lucky (8 Aug 1900)   Reference library

Frank Driggs, Barry Kernfeld, and Jonas Westover

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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..., no.88 (1968), 9 A. Gerber : liner notes, Lucky Millinder's Orchestra with Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Lucky Days 1941–1945 , MCA 1319 (1980) C. Garrod : Tiny Bradshaw and his Orchestra plus Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (Zephyrhills, FL, 1994) [discography] Frank Driggs / Barry Kernfeld / Jonas...

Bang, Billy

Bang, Billy (20 Sept 1947)   Reference library

Barry Long

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...: “String Trio of New York: a Decade of Perserverance,” DB , liv/11 (1987), 26 [incl. discography] G. Lock : “Strings can really hang you up the most,” Wire , no. 57 (1988), 26 F. Jung : “A Fireside Chat with Billy Bang” 〈 http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=711 〉 Barry...

Abshire, Nathan

Abshire, Nathan (27 June 1913)   Reference library

Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...me ( 1975 ). He spent his final years in his adopted hometown of Basile, where he also worked as watchman of the town trash dump. Bibliography B. J. Ancelet and E. Morgan, Jr. : Cajun and Creole Music Makers (Jackson, MS, 1984 R/1999) R. Brasseaux and K. Fontenot , eds.: Accordions, Fiddles, Two Steps and Swing (Lafayette, LA, 2006) Barry Jean...

Tune families

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Anne Dhu McLucas

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Phillips Barry ( 1929 ) and Samuel P. Bayard ( 1939 ; 1950 ; 1951 ; 1954 ) that the concept was clearly articulated. Additional examples were annotated, with Bayard's help, in the American religious repertory by George Pullen Jackson ( 1943 ). D.K. Wilgus ( 1959 ), Bertrand H. Bronson ( 1942 ; 1959 ; 1959–71 ), Charles Seeger ( 1966 ), Anne Dhu McLucas [Shapiro] ( 1975 ; 1985 ; 1992 ), Norman Cazden ( 1982 ), and James Cowdery ( 1984 , 1990 ) have offered commentary on the concept that Bayard developed. Yet because neither Barry nor Bronson...

Downing, Andrew Jackson

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Anne Mendelson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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...readers (e.g., Catharine Beecher's Treatise on Domestic Economy ). From 1817 on, a steadily growing body of work by American pomologists, including William Coxe, James Thacher, the father-son team of William Prince and William Robert Prince, and Downing's colleague Patrick Barry, likewise embodied the search for a high-souled national identity. Downing's Fruits and Fruit Trees of America , published in 1845 , would be the most influential of the genre. It calls fruit growing “the most perfect union of the useful and the beautiful that the earth knows”...

Balliett, Whitney

Balliett, Whitney (17 April 1926)   Reference library

Barry Kernfeld and Michael C. Heller

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...II: Seventy-One Portraits in Jazz (New York, 1996) Collected Works: a Journal of Jazz, 1954–2000 (New York, 2000) New York Voices: Fourteen Portraits (Jackson, MS, 2006) Bibliography W. Balliett : “Introduction,” Collected Works: a Journal of Jazz, 1954–2000 (New York, 2000), vi–viii P. Larkin : “Crows and Daws,” American Scholar , li/2 (1982), 288–91 Obituary, The Guardian , 5 Feb 2007 Barry Kernfeld / Michael C....

Bronson, Bertrand Harris

Bronson, Bertrand Harris (22 June 1902)   Reference library

James Porter

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Bertrand Harris ( b Lawrenceville, NJ , 22 June 1902 ; d Berkeley, CA , 14 March 1986 ). Ballad scholar and musicologist . Like other ballad scholars such as Phillips Barry and S.P. Bayard , he studied English literature (Harvard University, MA 1922 ; Yale University, PhD 1927 ; Oxford University, MA 1929 ) and was able to use his expertise in literary studies in his scholarship on folksong. After teaching at the University of Michigan ( 1925–6 ), he joined the English department of the University of California, Berkeley, in 1927 , and...

Balfa Family

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Barry Jean Ancelet

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...Bonsoir Catin. Bibliography J. Broven : South to Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous (Gretna, LA, 1983) B.J. Ancelet and E. Morgan Jr. : Cajun and Creole Music Makers (Jackson, MS, 1984/ R ) A.A. Savoy : Cajun Music: a Reflection of a People (Eunice, LA, 1984) R. Brasseaux and K. Fontenot , eds.: Accordions, Fiddles, Two Steps and Swing (Lafayette, LA, 2006) Barry Jean...

Coltrane

Coltrane (27 Aug 1937)   Reference library

Franya Berkman

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...between the ages of seven and ten, then percussion at North Eastern High School. A keyboard protégée, she played for gospel choirs during her teen years and attended bebop jam sessions with her half-brother, a bass player, Ernest Farrow ( 1928–69 ). Early piano mentors include Barry Harris and Terry Pollard . From 1956 to 1960 , she played organ with the Premieres in Detroit and accompanied the saxophonists Yusef Lateef and Sonny Stitt . In 1960 , she married the singer Kenneth “Pancho” Hagood and moved to Paris, where she befriended Bud Powell and...

Oswald, John

Oswald, John (30 May 1953)   Reference library

S. Timothy Maloney

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...John ( Anthony ) ( b Kitchener, ON , 30 May 1953 ). Composer , media artist , record producer , saxophonist , dancer , and writer . His composition teachers included r. murray Schafer and Barry Truax at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, and david Rosenboom , Casey Sokol, richard Teitelbaum , and james Tenney at York University, Toronto (BFA 1977 ). As a saxophonist specializing in improvisatory music, Oswald has performed widely in North America and Europe and recorded with the guitarist Henry Kaiser ( Improvised , Music Gallery...

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