April 21, 2018

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By Benjamin Franklin V

ISBN-10: 1611176212

ISBN-13: 9781611176216

In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V records the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians variety from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the extraordinary (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the imprecise (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace “Spoons” Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson).

Though the time period “jazz” is usually understood, if tough to outline, “blues” has developed through the years to incorporate rhythm and blues, doo-wop, and soul song. Performers in those genres are represented, as are individuals of the Jenkins Orphanage bands of Charleston. the quantity additionally treats nineteenth-century musicians who played what could be known as proto-jazz or proto-blues in string bands, drugs exhibits, vaudeville, and the like.

Organized alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the book’s entries comprise uncomplicated biographical details, South Carolina flats, profession information, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band individuals, movies, awards, sites, and lists of assets for added studying. Franklin has ensured biographical accuracy to the best measure attainable by means of consulting such assets because the census, army registers, passport functions, and different public files together with, while legislations accredited, demise certificate. info in those files accredited him to dispel myths and proper incorrect information that experience surrounded South Carolina’s musical heritage for generations.

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