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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Okka Disk

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 95 words.

Record company and label founded in Chicago in 1993 or 1994 by Bruno Johnson. Its first issue was a recording of duos by Fred Anderson and Steve McCall made in January 1980. Thereafter...

A.F.O

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 226 words.

[All for One]

Organization and record label formed in New Orleans in 1961 by the alto saxophonist and arranger Harold Battiste, Jr. He and the other board members – Peter...

Baraka, (Imamu) Amiri (jazz)

Daniel Zager.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 388 words.

[Jones, (Everett) LeRoi ]

(b Newark, NJ, Oct 7, 1934). Writer. He studied piano, drums, and trumpet privately and attended Howard University (BA 1954). In the early 1960s he...

Levin, Marc

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 262 words.

(Leonard )

(b Bayonne, NJ, Aug 6, 1942). American cornetist and flutist. He studied at Rutgers and the New School for Social Research in New York. From 1964 he was active in...

Brass band

William J. Schafer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 1232 words.

Term applied to a marching band made up of wind (at first brass, later brass and woodwind) and percussion players. It came into use in this sense after the American Civil War, when...

GRIM

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 203 words.

[Groupe de Recherche et d’Improvisation Musicales]

. Organization formed in December 1978 in Marseilles by André Jaume, the saxophonists David Rueff and Lionel Dublanchet, the...

Otis, Johnny (jazz)

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 984 words.

[Veliotes, John]

(b Vallejo, CA, Dec 28, 1921; d Los Angeles, Jan 17, 2012). American drummer, vibraphonist, pianist, singer, and bandleader. His father was a grocer in the...

New Orchestra Workshop

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 305 words.

[NOW]

Cooperative established in Vancouver in 1977 by the trombonist Ralph Eppel, the saxophonist Paul Cram, the pianist Paul Plimley, the double bass player Lisle Ellis (then...

ARFI

Wolfram Knauer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 234 words.

[Association à la Recherche d’un Folklore Imaginaire]

French musicians’ cooperative founded in Lyons in 1977. Its members had been active in the Free Jazz Workshop in the...

American Federation of Jazz Societies

Brad Madson and Lew Shaw.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 112 words.

[AFJS]

Organization formed in 1985 to facilitate international communication among jazz societies, festivals, and presenters. It aids operational aspects involving the...

Landham, Byron (C.)

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 161 words.

[Wookie ]

(b Philadelphia, Nov 16, 1969). American drummer. He studied percussion at the Community College of Philadelphia from 1987 to 1989 and during the same period had...

Maslak, Keshavan

Simon Adams.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 376 words.

[Millions, Kenny ]

(b Detroit, Feb 26, 1947). American alto saxophonist and bass clarinetist. He learned classical music from the age of six and was taught Ukrainian and...

Hope, (St.) Elmo

Gregory E. Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 785 words.

(Sylvester )

(b New York, June 27, 1923; d New York, May 19, 1967). Pianist. He studied classical piano from an early age, and practiced together with his young friend Bud...

Essiet (Okon) Essiet

Lara Pellegrinelli.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 318 words.

(b Omaha, NE, Sept 1, 1956). Bass player of Nigerian descent. He learned classical violin for two years and began playing double bass and electric bass guitar while at high school in...

Neloms, Bob

Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 209 words.

[Robert James ]

(b Detroit, March 2, 1942). American pianist. He grew up in Detroit and northern California and attended the Berklee School of Music in Boston on a...

Watson, Bobby

Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 982 words.

[Robert Michael, Jr. ]

(b Lawrence, KS, Aug 23, 1953). American alto saxophonist, composer, arranger, and leader. His mother played gospel music on piano, and his father was...

Hwang, Jason (jazz)

Gary W. Kennedy.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 559 words.

(Kao )

(b Chicago, May 12, 1957). American violinist. After moving to New York (1979) he studied film production at New York University. As a member of the Basement Workshop,...

Holt, Redd

Deborah Gillaspie and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 224 words.

[Red; Isaac]

(b Rosedale, MS, May 16, 1932). American drummer. He took up drums in high school in Chicago and played in a band with Ramsey Lewis and Eldee Young. During his...

Jumbo, Freddy

Howard Rye.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 166 words.

(b Cameroon, c1900). Cameroonian drummer and singer. His real name is unknown. He grew up in Cameroon while it was under German administration and learned German at a mission school;...

Møller, Lars

Frank Büchmann-Møller.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 303 words.

(Allesø )

(b Copenhagen, Sept 17, 1966). Danish tenor saxophonist and composer. While taking lessons from Dave Liebman (1985–9) he attended Det Rytmiske Musikkonservatorium...