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Title The bebop revolution in words and music / edited by Dave Oliphant ; with an introduction by Richard Lawn.

Imprint [Austin, Tex.] : Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin, c1994.

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Description 227 p. : ill., music, ports. ; 26 cm.
Note Papers and discussion from a symposium held in conjunction with an exhibition, with a description of the exhibition.
"On display from 20 April through 18 September 1992, 'The Bebop Revolution in Words and Music' was ... mounted by the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center to showcase the wealth of jazz-related materials in its archive of ... Ross Russell."--p. 27.
"Originally published as Vol. 24, Nos. 1/2 of The Library Chronicle of The University of Texas at Austin"--verso of title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Symposium keynote address / Ross Russell -- The bebop revolution in words and music : an exhibition -- Charlie Parker : an overview / Gary Giddins -- The Dial recordings of Charlie Parker / Edward Komara -- The bop aesthetic and Black intellectual tradition / Lorenzo Thomas -- Langston Hughes as bop ethnographer in "Trumpet player : 52nd Street" / Nicholas M. Evans -- A short stay in the sun : the reception of bebop, 1944-1950 / Bernard Gendron -- "Donna Lee" and the ironies of bebop / Douglass Parker -- The bebop tradition in South America / José Hosiasson -- Bebop in the 1990s : a panel discussion.
Subject Bop (Music) -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955 -- Congresses.
Bop (Music) -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Oliphant, Dave.
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center.
ISBN 0879591315