TITLE

Michael Ullman on jazz

PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;4/21/79, Vol. 180 Issue 16, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles African American jazz pianist Tommy Flanagan, accompanist to artists Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Williams. Reputation as one of the best of the bebop pianists; Gentle man influenced by Billy Strayhorn; Recordings with Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Sonny Rollins; Mellow ballad performances made with the older Coleman Hawkins; Biographical information; Chuck Israel's National Jazz Ensemble concert featuring Flanagan; Serious, but zestful, poised and intelligent at the piano.
ACCESSION #
11120456

 

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