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Dizzy, Duke, Brother Ray, and Friends
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Lilian Terry has lived music. As a performer, she has shared the stage with Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone. She cofounded the European Jazz Federation and pioneered jazz education in Italy. Her work as a director-producer of radio and television programs have spread the music by introducing countless people to its legendary performers. Drawing on Terry's long friendships and professional associations, Dizzy, Duke, Brother Ray, and Friends offers readers a rare opportunity to hear intimate conversations with some of the world's greatest musical figures. Dizzy Gillespie offers his thoughts on playing with œsanctified  rhythm and the all-important personal touch in performance. Duke Ellington discourses on jazz history and concludes an interview to sing a self-written ditty in Italian. Ray Charles gives candid thoughts on race and politics while taking charge of Terry's tape recorder. Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Bill Evans ”all provide Terry and her readers with unforgettable encounters. The result is a collection of profiles, some stretching over a decade or more, that reveal these performers in ways that illuminates their humanity and expands our appreciation of their art.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-2
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  1. Edward Kennedy Ellington: "Uncle Eddie"
  2. pp. 3-38
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  1. Abbey Lincoln and Max Roach
  2. pp. 39-58
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  1. Horace Silver
  2. pp. 59-76
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  1. Raymond Charles Robinson: Interviews-Conversations 1968-1979
  2. pp. 77-96
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  1. Bill Evans: Weaver of Dreams
  2. pp. 97-104
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  1. John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie: The Joyous Soul of Jazz
  2. pp. 105-198
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