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50 Years at the Village Vanguard : Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra / Dave Lisik and Eric Allen.

Author/creator Lisik, Dave author.
Other author/creatorAllen, Eric (Eric D.), 1973- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Chicago ; Wellington, New Zealand : SkyDeck Music, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionviii, 316 pages : illustrations (some color), music, facsimiles, photographs, portraits ; 24 x 28 cm
Supplemental Content Bonus materials
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction -- Presenting the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra -- Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra -- The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: sixteen as one -- Thad -- Mel -- The music of Bob Brookmeyer -- The music of Jim McNeely -- Riding the bus: life on the road -- Solo space: the small group within a big band -- A legacy of composition -- The 50th anniversary collection -- The Village Vanguard -- Just like on the records: the official discography -- And the band -- By the numbers.
Abstract "... an extensive history of one of the most important big bands in modern jazz. Includes brand new interviews with more than 30 current and former band members, a complete band discography of all 32 albums, hundreds of rare photographs, essays on Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer and much more"-- Publisher's bookmark.
Local noteJOYNER MUSIC LIBRARY FIRST EDITION COPY NUMBER 231 OF 500, AUTOGRAPHED BY AUTHORS.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references, chapter notes and index.
ISBN9780692808580
ISBN0692808582

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