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Center for Black Music Research

Suzanne Flandreau.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Education and Pedagogy; Blues; Jazz; Contemporary Music. 414 words.

[CBMR]

The Center for Black Music Research (CBMR) was founded in 1983 at Columbia College Chicago by Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. Its mission has remained the same since its...

Johnson, Lonnie

Dean Alger.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Popular Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 507 words.

[Alonzo ]

(b New Orleans, LA, Feb 8, 1894; d Toronto, ON, June 16, 1970). American blues and jazz guitarist and singer. Research indicates that Johnson was born in 1894...

McShann, Jay

Marc Rice.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 415 words.

[James Columbus; Hootie]

(b Muskogee, OK, Jan 12, 1916; d Kansas City, MO, Dec 7, 2006). American jazz and blues pianist and bandleader. He was self-taught and learned by...

Noge, Yoko

Megan E. Hill.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 252 words.

(b Osaka, Japan, 1957). Jazz and blues pianist, singer, and composer of Japanese birth. She took piano lessons briefly as a child and was exposed to the blues while growing up in Osaka...

Solomon, Linda

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 193 words.

(b Boston, MA, May 10, 1937). American music critic, publicist, and editor. Solomon is best known for her contributions to the Village Voice, but has also written for Down Beat, Countr...