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Whisper Not: The Autobiography of Benny Golson

Whisper Not: The Autobiography of Benny Golson

  • Author: Golson, Benny
  • Author: Merod, Jim B

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Contents

  • Preface, by Jim Merod
  • Introduction
  • Part I John Coltrane
  • Chapter 1 One of a Kind: John Coltrane
  • Chapter 2 John and I Meet Diz and Bird
  • Chapter 3 John Becomes a Dynamo
  • Part II The 'Hood and Youthful Reckonings
  • Chapter 4 Uncle Robert and the Man
  • Chapter 5 Two Heroes and a Night at Minton's
  • Chapter 6 Early Tragedies and Victories
  • Chapter 7 Welfare Days, Hard Times
  • Part III Great People
  • Chapter 8 No One Else: Bobbie Hurd
  • Chapter 9 Moose and Bostic
  • Chapter 10 Art Blakey's Neophytes and Tadd Dameron's Luck
  • Chapter 11 Further Adventures with Tadd and an Evening with Louis Armstrong
  • Chapter 12 The Duel: Clifford Brown and Fats Navarro
  • Chapter 13 Wonder and Beauty: Betty Carter and Art Farmer
  • Chapter 14 Genius Squared: Jimmy and Percy Heath
  • Chapter 15 Unrivaled Aces: Sarah Vaughan and Bill Evans
  • Chapter 16 Four "Brothers": Mulgrew Miller, Woody Herman, Henry Brant, and George Russell
  • Part IV Hollywood
  • Chapter 17 Starting Over
  • Chapter 18 Gettin' My Mojo Workin'
  • Chapter 19 M*A*S*H
  • Chapter 20 Movie Stars Like Jazz, Too
  • Part V Amazing Friendships
  • Chapter 21 Quincy Jones
  • Chapter 22 Sweets and Diz
  • Chapter 23 Philly Joe Jones
  • Chapter 24 Monk, Max, and Dinah
  • Chapter 25 Curtis Fuller and The Jazztet
  • Part VI Music and Writing
  • Chapter 26 Writing
  • Chapter 27 Lessons
  • Chapter 28 "Stablemates": My First Recorded Song
  • Chapter 29 "Along Came Betty"
  • Chapter 30 "I Remember Clifford"
  • Chapter 31 The Ballad and "Weight"
  • Part VII Icons
  • Chapter 32 Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks
  • Chapter 33 Duke and Strayhorn
  • Chapter 34 Coleman Hawkins
  • Chapter 35 Art Blakey and Thelonious Monk
  • Chapter 36 Blakey and The Jazz Messengers
  • Chapter 37 Kenny Dorham and Lee Morgan
  • Chapter 38 Sonny Rollins
  • Chapter 39 Great Performances: Oscar Pettiford, Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, Billy Taylor, and Walter Davis, Jr.
  • Chapter 40 Charles Mingus, Benny Goodman, Gigi Gryce, and Horace Silver
  • Chapter 41 Peggy Lee and Diana Ross
  • Chapter 42 Milt "Bags" Jackson, Larry Young, Joe Farrell, and Tony Williams
  • Chapter 43 Wynton Kelly and Chick Corea
  • Chapter 44 Miles Davis and Geoffrey Keezer
  • Chapter 45 Mickey Rooney, Redd Foxx, Jersey Joe Walcott, and Muhammad Ali
  • Part VIII Verses and a Coda
  • Chapter 46 Notes on Starting Over
  • Chapter 47 The Blues
  • Chapter 48 Brielle
  • Coda: A New Way of Life
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index