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The Resource The view from the back of the band : the life and music of Mel Lewis, by Chris Smith

The view from the back of the band : the life and music of Mel Lewis, by Chris Smith

Label
The view from the back of the band : the life and music of Mel Lewis
Title
The view from the back of the band
Title remainder
the life and music of Mel Lewis
Statement of responsibility
by Chris Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Has edition
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Chris
Dewey number
  • 786.9/165092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
ML419.L46
LC item number
S65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Number 10 in the North Texas lives of musicians series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis, Mel
  • Drummers (Musicians)
  • Jazz musicians
Label
The view from the back of the band : the life and music of Mel Lewis, by Chris Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on: Thesis (D.A.)--University of Northern Colorado, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: 'Uncle Mel' by John Mosca -- Preface -- Born a drummer -- Mel meets New York City -- Brookmeyer and Kenton's initial offer -- Kenton presents Mel Lewis -- Contemporary concepts and Thad Jones -- Life in Los Angeles -- Terry Gibbs and 'The tailor' -- Webster and Mulligan -- Mel's new cymbal and Europe with Dizzy -- The Soviet Union and a move East -- Back in the Big Apple -- Thad and Mel get their opening -- Opening night at the Village Vanguard -- The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and Solid State -- Thad and Mel hit the road, and the road hits back -- The youth movement -- Ten years at the Village Vanguard / The road family -- Thad leaves for Denmark -- Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra -- The musical mentor -- Twenty years at the Vanguard / A new fight -- Hello and goodbye -- Memories of Mel -- Afterword: 'Mel's example' by John Riley -- Transcriptions and listening guides -- Mel Lewis equipment timeline -- Selected discography -- Notes
Control code
881030031
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 399 pages
Isbn
9781574415742
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014024513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)881030031
Label
The view from the back of the band : the life and music of Mel Lewis, by Chris Smith
Publication
Note
Based on: Thesis (D.A.)--University of Northern Colorado, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: 'Uncle Mel' by John Mosca -- Preface -- Born a drummer -- Mel meets New York City -- Brookmeyer and Kenton's initial offer -- Kenton presents Mel Lewis -- Contemporary concepts and Thad Jones -- Life in Los Angeles -- Terry Gibbs and 'The tailor' -- Webster and Mulligan -- Mel's new cymbal and Europe with Dizzy -- The Soviet Union and a move East -- Back in the Big Apple -- Thad and Mel get their opening -- Opening night at the Village Vanguard -- The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and Solid State -- Thad and Mel hit the road, and the road hits back -- The youth movement -- Ten years at the Village Vanguard / The road family -- Thad leaves for Denmark -- Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra -- The musical mentor -- Twenty years at the Vanguard / A new fight -- Hello and goodbye -- Memories of Mel -- Afterword: 'Mel's example' by John Riley -- Transcriptions and listening guides -- Mel Lewis equipment timeline -- Selected discography -- Notes
Control code
881030031
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 399 pages
Isbn
9781574415742
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014024513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)881030031

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