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Author Lisik, Dave, author.

Title 50 Years at the Village Vanguard : Thad Jones, Mel Lewis and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra / Dave Lisik and Eric Allen.

Publication Info. Chicago ; Wellington, New Zealand : SkyDeck Music Publishing, [2017]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML3518 .L57 2017    Available  
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 316 pages : illustrations (some color), music, facsimiles, photographs, portraits ; 24 x 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, chapter notes and index.
Summary "... an extensive history of one of the most important big bands in modern jazz. Includes brand new interviews with more than 30 current and former band members, a complete band discography of all 32 albums, hundreds of rare photographs, essays on Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer and much more"-- Publisher's bookmark.
Contents Introduction -- Presenting the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra -- Mel Lewis and the Jazz Orchestra -- The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: sixteen as one -- Thad -- Mel -- The music of Bob Brookmeyer -- The music of Jim McNeely -- Riding the bus: life on the road -- Solo space: the small group within a big band -- A legacy of composition -- The 50th anniversary collection -- The Village Vanguard -- Just like on the records: the official discography -- And the band -- By the numbers.
Subject Jones, Thad.
Jones, Thad.
Lewis, Mel, 1929-1990.
Lewis, Mel, 1929-1990.
Brookmeyer, Bob, 1929-2011.
Brookmeyer, Bob, 1929-2011.
Vanguard Jazz Orchestra.
Village Vanguard (Nightclub)
Village Vanguard (Nightclub)
Jazz -- 1961-1970 -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1961-1970
Subject Jazz -- 1971-1980 -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1971-1980
Subject Jazz -- 1981-1990 -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1981-1990
Subject Jazz -- 1991-2000 -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1991-2000
Subject Jazz -- 2001-2010 -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 2001-2010
Subject Jazz -- 2011-2020 -- History and criticism.
Concerts -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (State) -- New York.
Music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 20th century
Subject Music -- New York (State) -- New York -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 21st century
Added Author Allen, Eric (Eric D.), 1973- author.
Added Title Fifty years at the Village Vanguard
ISBN 9780692808580