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Man of many parts: A study of Buddy Collette's jazz vocabulary on multiple woodwind instruments
by Davis, Kimberly Nicole, M.M., California State University, Long Beach, 2016, 48; 10108179
Abstract (Summary)

This paper is a study of Buddy Collette’s improvisatory style on four woodwind instruments: alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, clarinet and flute. Transcription and analysis of Collette’s solos provide examples of the vocabulary he generated and used on each of instrument. This paper also includes some of Collette’s significant life events, including contributions made to the Los Angeles jazz scene.

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Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Briggs, Ray
Commitee: Doyle, Alicia, Jarvis, Jeff, Mason, James
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Music
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Music
Keywords: Collette, Buddy, Flute, Jazz improvisation, Los angeles, Saxophone, Woodwind doubler
Publication Number: 10108179
ISBN: 978-1-339-71542-1
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