Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival - Ray Smith

Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival - Ray Smith

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Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival - Ray Smith

Ray Smith [+-]
Musician and writer
Ray Smith is a jazz musician and writer. He studied with the British jazz pianist Ray Foxley in the mid-1950s and the American jazz pianist Don Ewell in the 1970s. He has recorded extensively as band-pianist and soloist.
Mike Pointon [+-]
Musician and writer
Mike Pointon is a jazz musician, writer and broadcaster. He co-authored Goin' Home: The Uncompromising Life and Music of Ken Colyer with Ray Smith. He presented the acclaimed BBC Radio 3 series Bunk and Bill.

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Covers the years from 1905 to 1937. Bill Russell talks about his education and early days teaching music, his percussion compositions and association with Henry Cowell, Arnold Schoenberg and Gerald Strang; also his work as a percussionist specializing in Chinese music and his early interest in collecting jazz records, which was to lead to his work as a discographer and historian. First visit to New Orleans.

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Smith, Ray; Pointon, Mike. Fugue. Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 1-36 Mar 2018. ISBN 9781781791691. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=23951. Date accessed: 23 Sep 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.23951. Mar 2018

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