Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber - Chris Barber

Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber - Chris Barber

Harlem Bound

Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber - Chris Barber

Chris Barber [+-]
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Chris Barber is a jazz trombonist and leader of the Barber band formed in 1954. The band, one of the first British jazz groups to tour extensively in the United States, achieved chart success on both sides of the Atlantic with "Petite Fleur" and from the middle to late 1950s it was the most popular music act in the UK. It has remained one of the most widely imitated jazz bands in Europe for over half a century and has established all kinds of records for success and longevity.

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In this chapter, the author concentrates on describing how the band's trip to the USA and their connections with North-American music were established.

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Barber, Chris. Harlem Bound. Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 87 - 102 Mar 2014. ISBN 9781845530884. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21009. Date accessed: 24 Jun 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21009. Mar 2014

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