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The Resource Kansas City lightning : the rise and times of Charlie Parker, by Stanley Crouch, (sound recording)

Kansas City lightning : the rise and times of Charlie Parker, by Stanley Crouch, (sound recording)

Label
Kansas City lightning : the rise and times of Charlie Parker
Title
Kansas City lightning
Title remainder
the rise and times of Charlie Parker
Statement of responsibility
by Stanley Crouch
Title variation
Rise and times of Charlie Parker
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 used his alto saxophone to create a new music known as bebop even as he wrestled with a drug addiction that would lead to his death at the age of thirty-four. Drawing on interviews with peers, collaborators, and family members, Kansas City Lightning re-creates Parker's Depression-era childhood; his early days navigating the Kansas City nightlife, inspired by lions like Lester Young and Count Basie; and on to New York, where he began to transcend the music he had mastered. Crouch reveals an ambitious young man torn between music and drugs, between his domineering mother and his impressionable young wife, whose teenage romance with Charlie lies at the bittersweet heart of this story. With the wisdom of a jazz scholar, the cultural insights of an acclaimed social critic, and the narrative skill of a literary novelist, Stanley Crouch illuminates this American master as never before
Cataloging source
BLACP
Dewey number
788.7/3165092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
ML419.P4
LC item number
C76 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kevin Kenerly
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Kansas City lightning : the rise and times of Charlie Parker, by Stanley Crouch, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Duration: 10:00:00
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn868072857
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482967678
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
Z9283
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)868072857
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Kansas City lightning : the rise and times of Charlie Parker, by Stanley Crouch, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Duration: 10:00:00
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn868072857
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482967678
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
Z9283
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)868072857
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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