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Dennis Rollins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 1964, Birmingham, West Midlands, England. Encouraged into music by his Jamaican-born parents and by his trombonist brother, Winston Rollins, Dennis also took up the trombone. Although...

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Dennis Rollins

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 1964, Birmingham, West Midlands, England. Encouraged into music by his Jamaican-born parents and by his trombonist brother, Winston Rollins, Dennis also took up the trombone. Although...

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Rollins Dennis

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 373 words.

b. 1964, Birmingham, West Midlands, England. Encouraged into music by his Jamaican-born parents and by his trombonist brother, Winston Rollins,

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Moore, Don

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 198 words.

(b New York, 1932). American double bass player. He first played piano, then in 1959 changed to double bass. Three years later he recorded and toured Europe in a quartet led by Archie...

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Jazz Jamaica

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 193 words.

Group formed in Britain in 1991 by Gary Crosby. It consists of Jamaicans in Britain who have drawn upon decades of experience in Latin-American music, ska, reggae, and rhythm-and-blues...

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Temptations, The.

Norman O. Richmond.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 633 words.

The Temptations have been described as the best-looking, best-dressed, and best- singing vocal group in the land. In any case, many would argue that the Temptations are the most...

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Grimes, Henry

Kurt Newman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1111 words.

bassist and composer, was born Henry Alonzo Grimes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents, Leon and Georgia Grimes, were restaurant workers who worked at a Horn & Hardart's automat....

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Henderson, Joe

Brian P. Hochman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1111 words.

jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator, was born Joseph Arthur Henderson in Lima, Ohio, the son of Dennis Lloyd Henderson, a worker in a steel mill, and Irene Farley. Henderson was one...

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Coltrane, John William (1926 - 1967), Saxophonist, Composer / Arranger, Jazz Musician

Salim Washington.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2086 words.

John Coltrane was born in Hamlet, North Carolina, but his family moved to a lower-middle-class neighborhood in High Point, North Carolina, shortly after John was born. The Coltranes...

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Davis, Miles Dewey (1926 - 1991), Trumpeter, Bandleader, Jazz Musician

John Szwed.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2057 words.

trumpeter, bandleader, and composer, was born Miles Dewey Davis III in Alton, Illinois, the son of Miles Davis II, a dentist, and Cleota H. Henry, both from Arkansas. When Miles was one...

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Bebop

James Sellman.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5079 words.

The creation in the mid-1940s of bop—initially known as bebop or rebop—was one of the major breakthroughs in Jazz history. Modern jazz grew out of the complex discontents and experiments...

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A Global Battlefield?

Noam Lubell and Nathan Derejko.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 12495 words.

The ever-increasing use of drones in the pursuit of the ‘war on terror’ has given rise to concerns over the emergence of a global battlefield whereby the entire planet is subject to the...

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