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Clarinet

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The clarinet is a single-reed woodwind instrument descended from the chalumeau (an instrument that equates in range and tone to the lowest register of the clarinet) which gained its modern form in stages, from the instrument invented...

Woody Herman

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...With a rotating group of musicians termed “the Herd,” Woody Herman became an innovator in big band jazz. Born in 1913 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Herman sang in vaudeville performances from an early age and had learned to play the saxophone...

Milwaukee, WI

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 573,899 (2001); metropolitan area – 1,521,424 (2001) Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, the area now known as Milwaukee had a beautifully diverse landscape that complemented its...

Progressive Jazz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...‘ Progressive jazz’ generally refers to a school of jazz composition and arranging from the mid-1940s to the mid-1950s, though this period could easily be extended back to the late 1930s and on through the late 1950s. Works...

Cleveland, OH

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 478,403 (2000); metropolitan area – 1,393,978 (2000) The city of Cleveland, Ohio, located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, serves as a cultural and social center between New York City, 400 miles (640 km...