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Softly, with feeling : Joe Wilder and the breaking of barriers in American music / Edward Berger ; foreword by Wynton Marsalis.

Berger, Edward, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781439911297 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1439911290 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2014.

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Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The making of a musician : Philadelphia (1922-1938) -- From student to pro (1938-1943) -- Integration of the Armed Forces : the Montford Point Marines (1943-1946) -- Big band odyssey (1946-1950) -- New York (1950-1953) -- On the road again : Count Basie (1953-1954) -- Back on Broadway and into the studios (1955-1957) -- On staff : African American musicians and the network orchestras (1957-1964) -- A dream realized : return to classical music (1964-1975) -- Freelance : the end of the staff orchestras (1974-1989) -- New outlets : jazz repertory and jazz parties (1989-2000) -- Passing it on : teaching, awards, and honors (2000- ).
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Description based on print version record.
Subject: Wilder, Joe.
Jazz musicians > United States > Biography.
Trumpet players > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians
MUSIC / Musical Instruments / Woodwinds
Genre: Electronic books.
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