Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Classic JazzA Personal View of the Music and the Musicians$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Floyd Levin

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520213609

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520213609.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 07 May 2021

Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes

Chapter:
(p.268) Unsung Heroes
Source:
Classic Jazz
Author(s):

Floyd Levin

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520213609.003.0008

This chapter identifies several jazz musicians who have made some relevant contributions to jazz, which have been largely unrecognized. It looks at Pete Daily, a bandleader who was the basis of Jack Webb's character in Pete Kelly's Blues. Other musicians discussed in this chapter include lively saxophonist Sammy Lee, the lunch-hour horn man of Douglas Aircraft Stew Pletcher (who had recordings of his own), and Pud Brown, who was born into a family of musicians.

Keywords:   unknown jazz musicians, Pete Daily, Sammy Lee, Stew Pletcher, Pud Brown

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.