The Resource Jeru's journey: : the life and music of Gerry Mulligan, (electronic resource)

Jeru's journey: : the life and music of Gerry Mulligan, (electronic resource)

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Jeru's journey: : the life and music of Gerry Mulligan
Title
Jeru's journey:
Title remainder
the life and music of Gerry Mulligan
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Language
eng
Summary
In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Gerry Mulligan was revered and recognized as a groundbreaking composer, arranger, bandleader, and baritone saxophonist. His legacy comes to life in this biography, which chronicles his immense contributions to American music, far beyond the world of jazz. Mulligan's own observations are drawn from his oral autobiography, recorded in 1995. These are intermingled with comments and recollections from those who knew him, played with him, or were influenced by him, as well as from the author, who interviewed him in 1981. Jeru's Journey The Life & Music of Gerry Mulligan vividly recounts all the major milestones and complications in Mulligan's extraordinary life and career, ranging from his early days of arranging for big bands in the 1940s to his chance 1974 meeting with Countess Franca Rota, who would have a major impact on the last two decades of his life. In between were his battles with drugs; his significant contributions to the historic 1949 Birth of the Cool recording; the introduction of an enormously popular piano-less quartet in the early 1950s; the creation of his innovative concert jazz band in the early '60s; his collaboration personal and professional with actress Judy Holliday; his breakthrough into classical music; and his love of and respect for the American Songbook
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Midwest
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Josephson, Sanford
Dewey number
  • 788.7/165092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Mulligan, Gerry
  • Jazz musicians
  • Saxophonists
  • Composers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Jeru's journey: : the life and music of Gerry Mulligan, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11544083
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multicolored
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MWT11544083
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11544083
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jeru's journey: : the life and music of Gerry Mulligan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11544083
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11544083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11544083
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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