9780917860553-0917860551-Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man (Louisiana Artists Biography Series)

Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man (Louisiana Artists Biography Series)

ISBN-13: 9780917860553
ISBN-10: 0917860551
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Harold Battiste Jr., Karen Celestan
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Format: Hardcover 198 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780917860553
ISBN-10: 0917860551
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Harold Battiste Jr., Karen Celestan
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Format: Hardcover 198 pages

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Acknowledged authors Harold Battiste Jr., Karen Celestan wrote Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man (Louisiana Artists Biography Series) comprising 198 pages back in 2010. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0917860551 and 9780917860553. Since then Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man (Louisiana Artists Biography Series) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man celebrates New Orleans composer, producer, arranger, educator and jazz ambassador Harold Battiste Jr. Chasing the dream from New Orleans to Los Angeles and back, Battiste thrived in the jazz, blues and pop scenes. The creative force behind a bevy of number-one hits Barbara George s I Know (You Don t Love Me No More), Joe Jones s You Talk Too Much, Sam Cooke s You Send Me and the sage who launched the careers of Dr. John and Sonny & Cher, Battiste worked behind the scenes of the music industry for more than half a century. With Unfinished Blues, his voice is heard, unfiltered, at last. Battiste's musical sensibilities were formed and his racial consciousness raised in the churches, classrooms and jazz joints of New Orleans. A graduate of Dillard University s music education program, Battiste confronted discrimination as a teacher in Louisiana s segregated public school system. In the early 1950s he founded All for One, the nation s first African American musician-owned and -operated record label. His commitment to education and uplift has never wavered: in recent decades he worked alongside lifelong friend and fellow musician Ellis Marsalis to build the renowned jazz studies program at the University of New Orleans. He can count among his friends and protégés many of today s leading young jazz musicians Nicholas Payton, Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason Marsalis, Victor Goines, Jesse McBride and other members of a next generation keeping the New Orleans sound alive.
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