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The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story

The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story

  • Author: Akkerman, Gregg
Editors' Pick! Gregg Akkerman, director of jazz studies at University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, has made a crucial contribution to keeping Hartman's memory alive with this... More…

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Contents

  • The Last Balladeer: The Johnny Hartman Story By Gregg Akkerman Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments Forward: Kevin Mahogany
  • Introduction Where's Johnny? Prologue: "Exactly How I Meant It"
  • Chapter 1 : Growing Up in Chicago: 1923-1942
  • Chapter 2 : The Singing Soldier: 1943-1946
  • Chapter 3 : With Earl Hines: 1946-1947
  • Chapter 4 : With Dizzy Gillespie: 1948-1949
  • Chapter 5 : Going Solo: 1950-1954
  • Chapter 6 : Star of Bethlehem: 1955-1958
  • Chapter 7 : "Two Weeks" in England: 1959-March 6, 1963
  • Chapter 8 : The Mythology Of A Classic: March 7, 1963
  • Chapter 9 : Almost Famous: March 8, 1963-1966
  • Chapter 10 : A Long Dry Spell: 1967-1971
  • Chapter 11 : American Lounge Act-Japanese Icon: 1972-1974
  • Chapter 12 : Looking Bright: 1975-1977
  • Chapter 13 : Once in Every Life: 1978-1980
  • Chapter 14 : Leave Them Wanting More: 1981-1983
  • Chapter 15 : Bridges to a Legacy Epilogue: Thank You for Everything
  • Appendix 1: Session-Based Discography
  • Appendix 2: Complete Listing of All Songs Recorded by Johnny Hartman
  • Appendix 3: Timeline
  • Bibliography
  • Index About the Author