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Xavier Leroux
Xavier Henry Napoleón Leroux (October 11, 1863, Velletri – February 2, 1919) was a French composer. Leroux was the son of a military bandleader. He studied at the Paris Conservatory under Jules Massenet and Théodore Dubois, and...
Composer
Herbie Hancock
Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer and actor. Starting his career with Donald Byrd, he shortly thereafter joined the Miles Davis Quintet where Hancock helped ...
Composer
Tito Rodríguez
Tito Rodríguez (born Pablo Rodríguez Lozada, January 4, 1923 – February 28, 1973) was a popular 1950s and 1960s Puerto Rican singer and bandleader. He is known by many fans as "El Inolvidable" (The Unforgettable One), a moniker...
Singer
In Memoriam
Chamber Music (2015) Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 16
... Numerous musicians, bandleaders, executives, educators, writers, conductors, and composers who have passed away recently are listed. ...
... An editorial discusses the challenges faced by drummers who are also bandleaders. ...
... Comments on the relationship between bandleaders and the sidemen who back them up in the blues ... . Notes that many bandleaders began their careers as sidemen. ...
Big Band Quiz
IAJRC Journal (2014) Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 30,79
... A 10-question quiz about jazz musicians, bandleaders, radio programs, and jazz singers is provided. Answers are included. ...
Obituaries
Cadence (2003) Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 141
... A list of 20 jazz and improvisational musicians, bandleaders, and producers, who died in the spring of 2003, is presented. ...
... Longtime jazz band leader and sideman Hal Galper of New York City presents several tips for bandleaders on selecting and managing personnel. ...
... A book that offers 43 profiles of contributors to the swing band movement, including bandleaders ...
... Delaney, clarinetist Pete Fountain, and bandleaders Doc Souchon and Sharkey Bonano (GHB). ...
Duke Ellington revisited
Jazz Podium (2014) Vol. 63-64, No. 12-1, pp. 7-8
Joe Massimono
Orkester Journalen (2000) Vol. 67, No. 7-8, pp. 51
Werner Müller
Orkester Journalen (1999) Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 53
In Memoriam: William Breuker
Chamber Music (2010) Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 19
TERRY LIGHTFOOT
Uncut (2013) , No. 193, pp. 119
... The November 2009 performances by violinists/bandleaders Omar Puente and Regina Carter at the Jazz ...
... Kremsky reviews two jazz albums by bassist bandleaders: one by Keith DeStefano and his ensemble ...