Grappelli, Stephane (1908-1997), French violinist, one of the few
to adapt the violin successfully to jazz. Grappelli was born in Paris.
studied classical music at the Paris Conservatoire, but after hearing
American improvisational jazz recordings, he dropped out of school and
playing in that style.
By the 1930s Grappelli was giving concerts and recording with the great
Belgian jazz guitarist ...
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Evolution of the Keyboard
I. INTRODUCTION 3
II. INVENTION OF PIANO 5
III. CONSTRUCTION OF PIANO 4
IV. COMPOSERS OF THE KEYBOARD 5
V. PRESENT DAY PIANO 6
VI. CONCLUSION 6
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 7
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