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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.; It.: accordo).

1 ‘Chord’.

2 The ‘tuning’ of an instrument. See accordatura.

See overview in Oxford Index

Keppard, Freddie

J.R. Taylor.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 299 words.

(b New Orleans, Feb 27, 1890; d Chicago, July 15, 1933). American jazz cornettist. He studied the mandolin, violin and accordion, and was active professionally as a cornettist from about...

LaFaro, Scott

David Chevan.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 394 words.

(b Irvington, NJ, April 3, 1936; d Geneva, NY, July 6, 1961). American jazz double bass player, composer, and bandleader. While growing up in Geneva, New York, he took up clarinet,...