Charlie Christian (Jazz Masters) by Stan Ayeroff

Cover of: Charlie Christian (Jazz Masters) | Stan Ayeroff

Published by Amsco Publications .

Written in English

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  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Music,
  • Music / Techniques,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8165101M
ISBN 100825640849
ISBN 109780825640841

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Over the next twoCategory: Guitar Personality. Focusing on Charlie Christian's prime work with various Benny Goodman-led groups, His Best Recordings: showcases the young, innovative guitarist at the crucial crossroads between swing and bop. Besides a Minton's jam session number and a side piece with Lionel Hampton's big band and the Metronome All-Stars, Christian is heard finding myriad ways to riff off -- and help inspire -- the 8/ (Book).

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The link that Gertrude Moser gave you is a good basic overview of CC's approach to guitar. Other good materials are A Common Sense Approach To Improvisation For Guitar by Joe Negri (38 pages, Mel Bay) and Swing to Bop The Music Of Charlie Christian by Stan Ayeroff ( pages with two CDs, Mel Bay).

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A legend on the electric guitar he was discovered by record producer John Hammond. He began playing the piano while in Oklahoma inand then began to experiment with the amplified guitar.

After his discovery by John Hammond he went to Burial: Gates Hill Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County. Charlie Christian (Charles Henry Christian, Bonham, Texas, 29 July – New York City, 2 March ) was an American swing and jazz guitarist. Christian was an important early performer on the electric guitar, and is cited as a key figure in the development of bebop and cool jazz.

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Albums include The Genius of the Electric Guitar, The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz, and Solo Flight / The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise.

It was discussed in another thread how wide-ranging Charlie Christian's influence was, and not just to guitarists. While it is true that the guitar is often viewed as a red-headed stepchild in jazz, Christian is said to have influenced Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Monk and many others.

The book contains some of Charlie's best work including the Jam Sessions at Minton's, John Hammond's Spirituals to Swing concert and the Celestial Express Blue Note Recordings.

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