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Charters, Samuel (<i>born</i> 1929), jazz, blues and folk music scholar

Kathleen Haefliger

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Pittsburgh, 1 Aug 1929). American jazz, blues and folk music scholar. He was born into a family of jazz musicians, and attended Sacramento City College, from which he received an associate’s degree in 1949, and Tulane University (1954); he studied music with Imbrie and Denny at the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1956). His field recordings of blues performances in the New Orleans area, which he submitted to the Vanguard

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