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Powell, Bud

LC control no.n 81146628
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LC classificationML417.P73 Biography
Personal name headingPowell, Bud
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Variant(s)Powell, Bud, 1924-1966
Powell, Earl
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeFrance
Birth date19240927
Death date19660801
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz
AffiliationCharles "Cootie" Williams' Big Band Dizzy Gillespie (Musical group)
Profession or occupationPianists Jazz musicians
Found inDavis, M. Budo, c1956.
Groves, A. Bud Powell, 1987: CIP cover (d. 1966)
New Grove dict. of jazz (Powell, Bud (Earl); b. Sept. 27, 1924, New York, d. Aug. 1, 1966, New York; pianist)
African American National Biography, accessed March 6, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Powell, Bud; Earl Powel; pianist, bandleader, jazz musician; born 27 September 1924 in New York, New York, United States; joined Charles “Cootie” Williams' Big Band (1943-1945); played with saxophonist Charlie Parker and drummer Max Roach in a group led by Dizzy Gillespie (1945); recorded with the saxophonists Dexter Gordon (1946) and Parker (1947); did studio recordings (1949-1951); traveled to Paris and decided to take up residence there (1959); recorded with saxophonist Johnny Griffin (1964); contracted tuberculosis and his health deteriorated rapidly, played poorly in his few appearances, New York (1965-1966); died 01 August 1966 in New York, New York, United States)