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Blowing on the changes : [electronic resource] the art of the jazz horn players / Leslie Gourse.

By: Gourse, Leslie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gourse, Leslie. Art of jazz: Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, c1997Description: 144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0531113574; 9780531113578.Subject(s): Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Wind instrument players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Jazz -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature | Musicians | Jazz -- History and criticism | Jazzmusiker | Bläser | BiographieDDC classification: 788/.165/0922 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Louis "Pops" Armstrong blows on the changes -- Louis Armstrong thrills and influences his whole generation -- Other great Swing Era horn players -- More great reed and brass players in the big bands -- Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie "Bird" Parker, and the bebop revolution -- The orbit of Miles Davis -- Other important horn players of the 1950s and 1960s -- John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy -- Ornette Coleman, free jazz, and jazz-rock fusion -- A jazz renaissance.
Summary: Introduces some of the most famous jazz horn players, focusing on trumpet and saxophone players.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-140) and index.

Louis "Pops" Armstrong blows on the changes -- Louis Armstrong thrills and influences his whole generation -- Other great Swing Era horn players -- More great reed and brass players in the big bands -- Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie "Bird" Parker, and the bebop revolution -- The orbit of Miles Davis -- Other important horn players of the 1950s and 1960s -- John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy -- Ornette Coleman, free jazz, and jazz-rock fusion -- A jazz renaissance.

Introduces some of the most famous jazz horn players, focusing on trumpet and saxophone players.

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