5 edition of Ma Rainey and the classic blues singers. found in the catalog.
Ma Rainey and the classic blues singers.
|LC Classifications||ML400 .S84 1970b|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
|LC Control Number||73527692|
In Ma Rainey's See See Rider Blues was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame. 3: Newly-discovered rural male singers, like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Son House, McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters) and Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly), usurped the more-urbane female Classic Blues singers through the Depression years of the s. Appointed "Mother of the Blues" during her '20s heyday, singer Ma Rainey was one of the best of the many classic female blues singers of the period. An inspiration to the "Empress of the Blues," Bessie Smith, Rainey was a Georgia native who was discovered in Chicago during the early ': Yazoo.
The second half of the book are the lyrics to the songs recorded by the three singers (Rainey, Smith, and Holiday) and then Notes. That was a startling ending is all I am sayin. If you do a quick Wikipedia search for "blues music", as I just did, you will find the page filled with at least 11 pictures of male blues artists like John Lee Hooker /5. Gertrude Pridgett Rainey, better known as Ma Rainey (Columbus, Georgia, Ap – Columbus, Georgia, Decem ), was one of the earliest known professional blues singers and one of the first generation of such singers to record. She was billed as The Mother of the Blues.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is set in late ’s Chicago; the action originates in the bandroom and studio of a record company. Gertrude (Ma) Rainey is due to arrive momentarily to cut new sides. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Billie Holiday, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Lizzie Miles, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Alberta Hunter, Sippie Wallace, Victoria Spivey, Mamie Smith, Mildred Bailey, Maggie Jones, Classic female blues, Bessie Tucker, Ida Cox, Trixie Smith, Helen Humes Format: Tapa blanda.
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Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers Paperback – June 1, by Derrick Stewart-Baxter (Author) › Visit Amazon's Derrick Stewart-Baxter Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 95 rows "Ma" Rainey (born Gertrude Pridgett, September or Ap – Decem.
Ma Rainey and the classic blues singers. New York, Stein and Day  (OCoLC) Named Person: Ma Rainey; Ma Rainey: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Derrick Stewart-Baxter. Get this from a library. Ma Rainey and the classic blues singers.
[Derrick Stewart-Baxter] -- "A critical discussion of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith and the 'Classic' women singers of the 'twenties who first put blues on record and established its relationship to jazz."--Back cover. Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers [Derrick Stewart-Baxter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers5/5(1). Recordedand (B8). This album illustrates the book Ma Rainey and The Classic Blues Singers in the Blues Paperback Series, produced by November Books Ltd., and published by 5/5(4).
Classic blues were performed by female singers accompanied by pianists or small jazz ensembles and were the first blues to be recorded. Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, and the other singers in this genre were instrumental in spreading the popularity of the al origins: Early 20th century, Southern United.
Ma Rainey, American singer who was known as the ‘mother of the blues’ and was recognized as the first great professional blues vocalist. Her deep contralto voice was a powerful instrument with which to convey the depth of her songs of everyday life and emotion, and she was renowned for her flamboyant performances.
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This book is filled with information about Ma Rainey and other female blues singers. It is lavishly illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. It is Free shipping over $ Styled as the "Mother of the Blues," Gertrude Pridgett Rainey, better known as "Ma" Rainey, was one of the most important of the early blues singers.
In her thirty-five years of touring and recordings she made with Paramount, the Georgia native did much to establish the "classic" blues in American musical life.
American blues singer Ma Rainey was one of the first popular female blues singers who is considered the Mother of the Blues. Learn more at : Blue label early second issue of white label original Recordings made between and Back cover reads 'Twelve Classic Performances By The First Of The Great Blues Singers' and the labels just say 'Classic Blues Performances'/5(2).
They call them classic-blues singers - women like Ida Cox, Sippie Wallace and Bessie Smith, who sang their way into musical history during the blues boom of the Twenties. The truth is that most of them were simply vaudevillians whose record companies steered them in a popular direction, and the results were often rendered memorable by the accompaniment rather than the vocalist.
Ma Rainey & the Classic Blues Ma Rainey. Ma Rainey Ma Rainey (Ap – Decem ) was one of the earliest known American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of such singers to record. She was billed as The Mother of the Blues. Ma Rainey wasn't the first blues singer to make records, but by all rights she probably should have been.
In an era when women were the marquee names in blues, Rainey was once the most celebrated of all; the "Mother of the Blues" had been singing the music for more than 20 years before she made her recording debut (Paramount, ).
With the advent of blues records, she became even more. Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers "This book is filled with information about Ma Rainey and other female blues singers. It is lavishly illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. It is a critical discussion of Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith and the 'classic' women singers of the 'twenties who first put blues on record and Author: Anthony Anderson.
Ma Rainey, Rainey, Ma Singer The first popular stage performer to incorporate au thentic blues in her song repertoire, “Ma” Gertrude Rainey emerged, during the August Wilson, August Wilson – Playwright Grew Up Poor in Pittsburgh Poetry Writing an Early Focus On Broadway “A Straggling Playwright” Selected writings Sourc Willie Dixon, Dixon, Willie – Blues singer.
Ma Rainey, "The Mother of the Blues," showed Bessie Smith (right) the ways of the music world. (Photos: Carl Van Vechten [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons /. Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith were the most captivating and expressive of the female singers who in the s introduced a distinctive art that became known as “Classic Blues.” It was a music style shaped early in the 20th century, blending country blues and African roots with a fresh female perspective and newly emerging jazz music.
I believe there was one book back then by Derrick Stewart-Baxter: “Ma Rainey and the Classic Blues Singers.” Now, you have biographies of Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey and Angela Davis’ “Blues Legacies and Black Feminism” as well as Daphne Duval Harrison’s “Black Pearls: Blues Queens of.
Here's another classic, recorded the year before I was born! Born Gertrude Pridgett, she first performed in talent shows when she was about 13 years old.
.found: African American National Biography, accessed Mavia Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rainey, Ma; Gertrude Pridgett; vaudeville performer, blues musician, singer; born 26 April in Columbus, Georgia, United States; made her debut in Bunch of Blackberries revue at the Springer Opera House, Columbus, Georgia; married William Rainey, a comedian and dancer.