TITLE

The Legend of Buddy Bolden

AUTHOR(S)
Bethell, Tom
PUB. DATE
January 1979
SOURCE
National Review;1/19/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the life of the jazz musician Charles "Buddy" Bolden. It also discusses Bolden's commitment to an insane asylum in Louisiana and his various works of being a plasterer and general handyman, cornet player, a barber, and a jazz musician. Bolden is considered as the originator of jazz and the leader of the first jazz band.
ACCESSION #
6069597

 

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