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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Marsh Laboratories

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 126 words.

Record company. It was established before 1922 in Chicago by O. B. Marsh. Its recordings were issued on many small contemporary labels, including Rainbow, Rialto, Paramount, and...

Marsh, Tina

Scott Fredrickson and Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 243 words.

[Kristin Conway ]

(b Annapolis, MD, Jan 18, 1954; d Austin, TX, June 16, 2009). American singer. She began her career in New York as an actress, singer, and writer before...

Marsh, Arno

Dave Gelly.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 205 words.

(Leroy )

(b Grand Rapids, MI, May 28, 1928). American tenor saxophonist. He played in dance bands from the age of 18, then in 1951 joined Woody Herman; while with Herman’s...

Marsh, Warne Marion

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Blues; Jazz. 1278 words.

Marsh, Warne Marion (26 October 1927–18 December 1987), jazz tenor saxophonist, was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Oliver T. Marsh, a cinematographer for MGM, and a violinist...

Marsh, Warne

Michael James and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 805 words.

(Marion )

(b Los Angeles, Oct 26, 1927; d North Hollywood, CA, Dec 18, 1987). American tenor saxophonist. Having studied piano, accordion, alto and tenor saxophones, tuba,...

Marsh, George (W.)

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 95 words.

(bc1900; d Los Angeles, April 1962). American drummer. In 1924 he joined Paul Whiteman’s band, in which he worked, with occasional interruptions, until the late 1920s. He made...

Rialto

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 121 words.

Record label. It was owned by the Rialto Music House of Chicago, and the discs were produced by Marsh Laboratories, Inc. Only a few issues are known, and the one of significance to...

Revelation

Mark Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 132 words.

Record company and label. The company was established in 1965 in Los Angeles by John William Hardy and Jon Horwich. The first release was an album by Dennis Budimir; among the...

Autograph

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 94 words.

Record label. It was established by Marsh Laboratories in April 1924 and existed only until 1926. Its catalogue was made up of two series, both of which contained recordings made by...

Wave

Mark Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 274 words.

Record company and label. Established in New York in 1961, the company developed from the activities of two recording studios (one in Queens, one in Manhattan) owned by Peter Ind, at...

Criss Cross Jazz

Mark Gardner.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 369 words.

Record company and label. The company was founded in 1981 in Enschede, Netherlands, by Gerry Teekens (b The Hague, 5 Dec 1935), who established the concern after arranging European...

Supersax

Thomas Owens.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 527 words.

Ensemble of studio musicians. Based in the Los Angeles area, it made its début late in 1972 at Donte’s in North Hollywood, performing arrangements of the improvised solos of Charlie...

hat Hut

Simon Adams and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 292 words.

Swiss record company and label. The company was established in 1974 in Therwil, Switzerland, by Werner (Xavier) Uehlinger; its name refers to a German-English character seen in the...

Parlato, David

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 116 words.

(Charles )

(b Los Angeles, Oct 31, 1945). American bass player. While attending Valley City (North Dakota) State College (1966–8) he performed and recorded with Don Ellis. He...

Ball, Ronnie

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 214 words.

[Ronald ]

(b Birmingham, England, Dec 22, 1927; d New York, Oct 1984). English pianist. He performed on the Queen Mary (1949–51) and during stopovers in New York studied with...

Niemack, Judy

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 301 words.

[Judith A. ]

(b Pasadena, CA, March 11, 1954). American singer. She began singing classical music around the age of seven; her mother was a choir conductor. While attending...

Brown, Ted

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 153 words.

[Theodore G. ]

(b Rochester, NY, Dec 1, 1927). American tenor saxophonist. He learned banjo and violin from his father, and an uncle taught him clarinet and tenor saxophone....

Nessa

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 127 words.

Record company and label. The company was established in 1967 in Chicago by Chuck (Charles T.) Nessa. It issued important early albums by Lester Bowie and Roscoe Mitchell. After lying...

Cliff, Dave

Mark Gilbert.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 264 words.

[David John ]

(b Hexham, England, June 25, 1944). English guitarist. Inspired by hearing Joe Pass and Wes Montgomery, he began teaching himself guitar before attending Leeds...

Biscoe, Chris(topher Dennis)

Simon Adams.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 316 words.

(b East Barnet, England, Feb 5, 1947). English alto, soprano, and baritone saxophonist and alto clarinetist. A self-taught musician, he began to play alto saxophone in 1963. After a...