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Author Bauer, William R. (William Roy), 1957-

Title Open the door : the life and music of Betty Carter / by William R. Bauer.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Carter,B BAU    Available
Description xx, 415 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Discography: p. 397-399.
Filmography: p. 401-402.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-395) and index.
Contents Childhood -- Bebopping in Detroit -- Apprenticeship -- On her own -- Early successes -- Making progress -- Paying dues -- A new direction -- Breakthrough -- Reaching for more -- Celebrity -- Recognition -- Movin' on.
Musical examples : Jay bird -- I could write a book (1955) -- Thou swell -- You're driving me crazy -- I can't help it (1958) -- What a little moonlight can do (1960) -- The good life (1962) -- Open the door (1964) -- I could write a book (1969) -- I can't help it (1976) -- Open the door (1976) -- Open the door (1979) -- I could write a book (1979) -- What a little moonlight can do (1982) -- The good life (1988)
Subject Carter, Betty, 1930-1998.
Jazz singers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0472097911 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780472097913 (cloth : acid-free paper)

 
    
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