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Jon Hendricks: Tell Me the Truth
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directed by Audrey Lasbleiz, fl. 2008; produced by Thomas Schmitt, fl. 2006-2013, TV Rennes, Cityzen Télévision and Mosaique Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2008), 52 mins
This is the portrait of an emblematic man of the history of jazz. Enlisted during the Second World War, deserted and devoted his life to music. Jon Hendricks is known for inventing the vocalese called scat singing. Like in a musical, a funny situation makes him start singing.
directed by Audrey Lasbleiz, fl. 2008; produced by Thomas Schmitt, fl. 2006-2013, TV Rennes, Cityzen Télévision and Mosaique Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2008), 52 mins
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That's Why We're Marching: World War II and the American Folksong Movement
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produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
Artists include Woody Guthrie, Almanac Singers, Lead Belly, Tom Glazer, Cisco Houston, Pete Seeger, Josh White, Burl Ives, and others. Few people have heard these songs composed and sung from 1940 to 1945 by artists primarily known for their influence on American folk music after 1945. Both the protest songs and...
produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- and Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 12 mins
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Cross the Water Blues: African American Music in Europe
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edited by Neil A. Wynn (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2007), 289 page(s)
edited by Neil A. Wynn (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2007), 289 page(s)
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performed by Unidentified Man; in Field Recordings Vol. 15 1941-1942 "Rock Me Shake Me" (Document Records, 2005), 1 min
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Hiroshima
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produced by Melvin T. Reiter, fl. 1962; in Folk Music of Washington Square (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
This album is a sampling of the music one might have heard in Washington Square Park on a Sunday afternoon in the early 1960s. From bluegrass, ballads, and blues to children's songs and Spanish guitar, this collection represents Greenwich Village's vibrant amateur music scene.
produced by Melvin T. Reiter, fl. 1962; in Folk Music of Washington Square (Folkways Records, 1962), 3 mins
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The General Jumped At Dawn
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performed by Golden Gate Quartet; in Golden Gate Quartet Vol. 6 (1949-1952) (Document Records, 2000), 2 mins
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America Surrenders
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written by Francis Davis, 1946-; in Jazz and its Discontents: A Francis Davis Reader (Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2004), 317-329
written by Francis Davis, 1946-; in Jazz and its Discontents: A Francis Davis Reader (Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2004), 317-329
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