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Norman Granz

Tad Hershorn

Norman Granz

the man who used jazz for justice

by Tad Hershorn

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impresarios,
  • Songs and music,
  • History and criticism,
  • African American musicians,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • Music,
  • Jazz,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTad Hershorn ; foreword by Oscar Peterson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML429.G696 H47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 470 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages470
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25161954M
    ISBN 100520267826
    ISBN 109780520267824
    LC Control Number2011011292
    OCLC/WorldCa707628353

    'Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that,' Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book. Granz, who died in , was icoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant - and one of jazz's.


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Tad Hershorn s Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice is a relentlessly readable, rigorously researched, deeply empathic portrait of the complex and heroic man who was arguably the greatest champion of this great American art form and its great artists. Essential reading for Cited by: 7.

Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that, Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book. Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant--and one of jazz's true giants.

Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that, Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book.

Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasantand one of jazzs true /5. “Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice.

I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that,” Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book. Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, Author: Tad Hershorn. Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice - Kindle edition by Hershorn, Tad, Peterson, Oscar, Peterson, Oscar.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Norman Granz: /5(24).

Norman Granz The subtitle of Tad Hershorn’s biography of jazz impresario Norman Granz, The Man Who Used Jazz For Justice, is slightly misleading. As the force behind the legendary concert series Jazz at the Philharmonic, Granz was instrumental in mainstreaming integrated audiences and mandating equal treatment for all musicians.

Norman Granz. likes 7 talking about this. Remembering the legacy of the most important producer and impresario in Jazz music history, and founder of Jazz at the Philharmonic, Norman Granz.

View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Book Vinyl release of Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic Vol. 8 on Discogs. The historic Norman Granz Jam Sessions, recorded between for Clef and Mercury, are among the most treasured jam sets of all nine separate albums featured the crème de la crème of New York's jazz community from Charlie Parker to Roy Eldridge, Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges, Oscar Peterson, Lionel Hampton and Max Roach and dozens of others.8/ Norman Granz may have waited a while, but he got one with the publication in of Tad Hershorn’s Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice [Berkeley, CA: The University of California Press].Author: Steven Cerra.

At the height of his career, Norman Granz was one of the most powerful non-musicians in jazz. He always fought for the music he believed in (having a love for freewheeling jam sessions), for his artists (whom he accurately considered to be among the greatest in the world), and against racism, forcing many hotels and concert venues to become integrated in the s and '50s.

Norman Granz, the impresario who made his name at the helm of Jazz at the Philharmonic, was hardly impressed when he first heard Ella Fitzgerald with the Ink Spots in his hometown of Los Angeles in the early ’40s.

The singer was equally hesitant about Granz’s vaunted intensity when, four years after she debuted with JATP inhe asked to become her personal. Norman Granz, the gruff impresario who in created Jazz at the Philharmonic, a touring group that took the jazz idiom out of the smoky, noisy.

Pages in category "Albums produced by Norman Granz" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) ().

Buy Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice by Hershorn, Ted (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22). I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that," Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book.

Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant—and one of jazz’s true : University of California Press. “Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that,” Norman Granz told Tad /5(24).

Norman Granz changed the way it was sold.” Coda While there may be a few too many paragraphs that simply list the amazing performers in this concert or that recording session (not unlike some of my paragraphs in this review, come to think of it), overall the book is a pleasure to read.

This 3 record set, comprises the second half the concert recorded at Carnegie Hall of Septemthe first half of which is represented on Jazz At The Philharmonic - Norman Granz' Jazz At The Philharmonic - Vol.

Three 10" 78 RPM shellac discs released in a book-style album. Norman Granz topper of the jazz unit makes provision for mixed admission via a clause in his contract with promoters, which gives Granz the right to postpone any dance or concert where the op.

Keywords: jazz at the philharmonic granz norman. Not a book but a inch "long playing microgroove" (mono, monaural) /3 rpm vinyl record, Clef Records Jazz Series MGC, very-good-plus vinyl (occasional scuffs cannot be felt with finger) in a very good cardboard jacket, intact but with noticeable rub to photographic rear jacket panel.

Granz could not book a proper studio and so chose Carnegie out of necessity. He also explained that the album was three years in the making because Granz had not finished recording by tge time the.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Charlie Parker. Ray Brown, Benny Carter, JC Heard, Johnny Hodges, Barney Kessel, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Charlie Shavers, Ben Westers, Norman Granz Jam Sessions. Norman Granz The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice (Book): Hershorn, Tad: Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice.

I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that, Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book. Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant. PROFESSIONAL DISC JOCKEY SET OF NORMAN GRANZ JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC, 12 ORIGINAL VINYL DISCS, INCLUDING A CANNED INTERVIEW WITH GRANZ.

GRANZ, Norman. Jazz at the Philharmonic. New York (Camden, New Jersey): RCA Victor, circa Twelve original /3 vinyl discs, glassine sleeves, publisher’s box with cover label. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that,” Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book.

Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant—and one of jazz’s true giants.

“Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that,” Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book. Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant—and one of jazz’s true giants.

Norman Granz, American concert and record producer (born Aug. 6,Los Angeles, Calif.—died Nov. 22,Geneva, Switz.), presented top musicians in Jazz at the Philharmonic (JATP) concerts around the world and documented them on records for over four JATP shows, soloists won wild applause for frantic honking-horn “battles,” but they also created music of lasting merit.

The impact of Norman Granz on the world of jazz can hardly be underestimated. He influenced the way the music is presented both live and in the studio, and he was a trailblazer in the struggle for civil rights. Tad Hershorn's new biography tells of Granz' accomplishments and failures, and Thomas Cunniffe offers his reactions in our new book review section.

50+ videos Play all Mix - Norman Granz' Jam Session - Oh, Lady Be Good. YouTube Jazz at the Philharmonic BBC JATP Clark Terry, Teddy Wilson,ZootSims. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xlii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction / Studs Terkel --Prologue: Welcome to Granz's World of Jazz People --Historical Overview of the Jazz Culture --cut Fitzgerald: how the Ragamuffin from Yonkers, New York, Became America's First Lady of Song --cut Unforgettable Nat 'King' Cole.

Norman Granz was one of the most important non-musicians in the history of jazz. By moving artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson and. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that,” Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book.

Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant—and one of jazz’s true ed on: Octo Norman Hedman,Crosses Three Decades of Music Genres & Generations Richard Sudhalter,Veteran author and trumpeter Jack Hutton,Famed British editor Johnny Griffin,"The Little Giant" Hiram Bullock,Popular Session Guitarist Joe Beck,Pioneering Jazz-Rock Guitarist.

Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice By Tad Hershorn. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. Hardcover, $ One night inBillie Holiday was singing at a Los Angeles nightclub. Between sets, she crossed the street to have a drink with Norman Granz. She was in tears because some black friends who had come to hear her had been turned away.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Norman Granz (6 Aug –22 Nov ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Ordrup Cemetery, Ordrup, Gentofte Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A : Ordrup Cemetery, Ordrup, Gentofte.

Impresario Norman Granz, who set the agenda for the business of jazz through most of the 20th century by producing legendary recordings and making the music accessible to a wider audience, has died. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that," Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book.

Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant-and one of jazz's true giants.4/5(4). "Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice. I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that," Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews given for this book.

Granz, who died inwas. About this Item: Norman Granz, Condition: Fine. First Edition. Programme of a concert. 15 pages, 9 B&W photographs by Wolfgang Kuehn and Sid Theis. Text in English; About Ella by Leonard Feather, Horst Lipman About the Oskar Peterson Trio (Oskar Peterson piano. Get this from a library!

Norman Granz: the man who used jazz for justice. [Tad Hershorn] -- "Any book on my life would start with my basic philosophy of fighting racial prejudice.

I loved jazz, and jazz was my way of doing that," Norman Granz told Tad Hershorn during the final interviews.Norman Granz was born into a Los Angeles family of Ukrainian-Jewish ancestry and educated at the University of California, an institution that pioneered respect for music not always considered.

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