TITLE

Michael Ullman on jazz

AUTHOR(S)
Hafti, Neal
PUB. DATE
March 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;3/11/78, Vol. 178 Issue 10, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the life, music and work of Neal Hefti, renowned for his arrangements and compositions in jazz. Birth in Nebraska to a musical family; Knowledge of piano in his early years; Receipt of a trumpet as gift; Scuffling in New York, hampered by the recording bans and musicians' strikes that plagued the industry at that time; Involvement of Hefti in jazz; Travel to California working with a band over a year, making a movie, playing in hotels, ballrooms, theaters and doing one-nighters; Hefti took to making arrangements and compositions; Success of the band.
ACCESSION #
11060653

 

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