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Kansas City Lightning

Stanley Crouch

Kansas City Lightning

The Life and Times of Charlie Parker

by Stanley Crouch

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11970600M
    ISBN 101433201968
    ISBN 109781433201967
    OCLC/WorldCa154698357

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Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch – review Richard Williams on a pungent life of the jazz saxophonist, told from a black perspective Richard Williams.

Kansas City Lightning — part one of a proposed two-volume biography of Parker — feels like a labor of love, strong on passion. The chapters on Parker's early life move somewhat slowly. Part of. “Kansas City Lightning” is all about polyrhythmic cadences and percussive thumps. It’s a book about a jazz hero written in a heroic style; it’s a tall tale, a.

Kansas City Lightning About book: It was a small unit that had come about in the way that things often happen in jazz, when McShann, who’d been playing around town for a little more than a year, learned that Walter Bales, a wealthy white man, wanted him to come to his home.

Without knowing much about what Bales wanted, McShann made the trip, hoping another job might. BNR: Kansas City Lightning is a book of hybrids.

It reveals the mishmash cultural background of Kansas City from the Wild West Days until the s, the components of jazz as a fluid mix of improvisation and composition, and even the makeup of the saxophone, which combines big brass sound with the delicacy of a reed instrument.5/5(4).

Kansas City Lightning provides more ideas and better writing in its pages than any other book about Parker." -- David Hajdu, New York Times Book Review "Crouch's prose is, as usual, perfect-it takes a genius to write about one, perhaps-and Kansas City Lightning is a thoughtful, generous look at one of the country's most important artists."/5().

Book Description: Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in hout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American.

Kansas City Lightning is the first of two volumes tracing the life of one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Crouch draws on interviews with family, peers and collaborators to Author: Stanley Crouch.

Book Description Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz.

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America.

Throughout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary performer who. Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, /5(5).

Description Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America.

Kansas City Lightning provides more ideas and better writing in its pages than any other book about Parker.” — David Hajdu, New York Times Book Review “Crouch’s prose is, as usual, perfect-it takes a genius to write about one, perhaps—and Kansas City Lightning is a thoughtful, generous look at one of the country’s most important.

Introduction. Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America.

Throughout his life, Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary. KANSAS CITY LIGHTNING. The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker. by But Crouch’s agenda comprises not just the story of the early Parker. He tells the tales of towns (New Orleans, Kansas City, Chicago, New York), of ragtime and jazz legends (Scott Joplin, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Art Tatum and others of lesser name but considerable Author: Stanley Crouch.Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker Stanley Crouch.

It Books, $35 (p) ISBN Crouch traces Parker’s life from his earliest days in Kansas City. Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker by Stanley Crouch (New York: Harper, ), pp. Hardcover, $ A section of this biography, which documents the early life of the dazzling bebop saxophonist Charlie Parker, starts with a four-page meditation on "the truth and myth of railroads" in America: the figurative underground railroad .