Last edited by Shaktishakar
Friday, August 7, 2020 | History

5 edition of Verve : Norman Granz found in the catalog.

Verve : Norman Granz

Tad Hershorn

Verve : Norman Granz

The Conscience of Jazz

by Tad Hershorn

  • 79 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Amistad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians,
  • 1918-,
  • Biography,
  • Granz, Norman,,
  • History and criticism,
  • Sound recording executives and producers,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9956132M
    ISBN 100066213010
    ISBN 109780066213019
    OCLC/WorldCa228063115

    About this Item: Clef Records Jazz Series / Jazz at the Philharmonic, Inc., Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 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. 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 in , was iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasant.

      Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz for Justice By Tad Hershorn. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. Hardcover, $ One night in , Billie 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.   LOS ANGELES, (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Founded in by jazz impresario Norman Granz, Verve Records, along with its associated .

    Mar 4, - In the world of jazz there is one artist collected the world over who has never played an instrument not even a note of music but has left his mark on the jazz culture. Illustrator David Stone Martin ( – ) was one of the most prolific and influential graphic designers of the postwar era, with his signature hand. Norman Granz is perhaps best known as the creator of the legendary Jazz At The Philharmonic series of concerts, and as the founder of the Verve records label. Anyone who listens to jazz to any extent will be familiar with his name/5(24).


Share this book
You might also like
safe bridge.

safe bridge.

Peter Burwashs Vegetarian primer

Peter Burwashs Vegetarian primer

Marquesan sexual behavior

Marquesan sexual behavior

Selected letters

Selected letters

In flight measurement of steady and unsteady blade surface pressure of a single rotation large scale advanced prop-fan installed on the PTA aircraft

In flight measurement of steady and unsteady blade surface pressure of a single rotation large scale advanced prop-fan installed on the PTA aircraft

The mitral valve

The mitral valve

Antisampling for estimation

Antisampling for estimation

The sacral kingship

The sacral kingship

Coins of the Sh́ahs of Persia, Safavis, Afgh́ans, Edsh́aris, Zands and Ḱaj́ars

Coins of the Sh́ahs of Persia, Safavis, Afgh́ans, Edsh́aris, Zands and Ḱaj́ars

humble tribute to the memory of William Ellery Channing

humble tribute to the memory of William Ellery Channing

On the study of Indian architecture

On the study of Indian architecture

Prehistoric painting.

Prehistoric painting.

Confession from a Jericho jail

Confession from a Jericho jail

A survey of cell biology

A survey of cell biology

General Certificate of Secondary Education Keyboarding Assignments

General Certificate of Secondary Education Keyboarding Assignments

Verve : Norman Granz by Tad Hershorn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Verve was (and is) one of the best jazz labels in the history of the genre, and Granz' ground-breaking concerts set the tone for others to follow. And this fine book reminds us of that--as if jazz fans needed reminding.

A fine book. For an in depth look at Norman Granz and jazz, check out the book "Norman Granz: The Man Who Used Jazz For Justice"/5(26). 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 anyone who loves by: 7. Verve Records, also known as Verve Label Group, founded in by Norman Granz, is home to the world's largest jazz catalogue and includes recordings by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz, Bill Evans and Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson, among others.

It absorbed the catalogues of Granz's earlier labels, Clef Records, founded inNorgran Records, founded inand Founder: Norman Granz. Label: Verve Records - • Series: Norman Granz Presents Jazz At The Philharmonic,Norman Granz Presents Jazz At The Philharmonic (Verve) • Format: 10x, CD Compilation, Remastered Paper SleevesBox Set • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop, Swing/5(11).

Various ‎– Verve Jazz Book Label: Verve Records ‎– 1V - JAZZ - 10, Deutsche O1 to O6, & R1 to R4), Norman Granz; Notes This release comes as a genuine book. Each side on a vinyl is a different artist and the first 20 pages of the book are about those artists.

Various: Verve Jazz Book /5(13). As this exhaustive, weighty and beautifully packaged history of the label demonstrates, Verve – and in particular its founder Norman Granz – was to play a significant role in this transformation.4/5.

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. 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.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book is a studio album by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a studio orchestra conducted and arranged by Buddy Bregman, focusing on the songs of Cole : Vocal jazz, swing, big band. 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.

Recorded inElla Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book is one of the greatest vocal performances of the 20th century.

When Norman Granz started the Verve label in it. In July 2,Norman Granz, a jazz fan and small-time LA promoter staged a concert in the Philharmonic Auditorium with $ of borrowed "Jazz at the Philharmonic" concerts were hugely successful and became tours that ran until These tours and the record labels they spawned—Clef, Norgran and especially Verve—became home to many of the great players of the.

Review: "Volume 1 of The Clef/Verve Labels is subtitled "The Norman Granz Era." The volume provides comprehensive listings of recordings made or issued under the Clef, Verve, and subsidiary labels between andwhen Norman Granz owned both labels and conducted recording Range: $42 - $   Alongside Columbia and Blue Note the Verve label is responsible for bringing the jazz idiom to the forefront of not just America's music enthusiasts but the world's.

While the Verve label wasn't officially launched by Norman Granz untilhe had already amassed a significant lode of recorded material from his Jazz at the Philharmonic Series /5. Verve: Norman Granz the Conscience of Jazz Hardcover – Aug.

31 by Hershorn (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover, Aug.

31 "Please retry" Author: 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 given for this book. Granz, who died inwas iconoclastic, independent, immensely influential, often thoroughly unpleasantand one of jazzs true /5.

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(24).

Now, in honor of the hundredth anniversary of Norman Granz's birth, Verve/UMe has assembled The Founder, a four-CD/digital box set celebrating his remarkable life and career. The historic package was released on December 7, and features a massive chronological assortment of music spanning Granz's remarkable career and featuring music by Author: Steven Cerra.

Norman Granz: founder of Verve Records. I thought I knew Norman Granz and his successive record labels Clef, Norgran, Verve, and Pablo pretty well. I’ve had records on these labels in my collection for years. Granz founded Verve Records ina time of change not only in music but in domestic politics and race relations as well.

Like Francis Wolf and Alfred Lion (Blue Note’s founders. Verve Records came about when the year-old Norman Granz staged his first Jazz at the Philharmonic concert in Los Angeles in From.

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 : Tad Hershorn.Get this from a library! Verve: the sound of America.

[Richard Havers; Herbie Hancock; Max Hole] -- Chronicles the history of the seminal jazz label founded by Norman Granz. Granz, who died inwould be proud' - The Times Literary Supplement 'A fitting testament to one of the most important imprints in jazz' - Record Collector 'Turns the story of a record label into a gloriously lively history of jazz; the book's design almost makes you hear the music as you read' - Peter Conrad, Observer (Books of the Year)5/5(3).