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Nat King Cole

Daphne Simpkins

Nat King Cole

An Unforgettable Life of Music

by Daphne Simpkins

  • 125 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by River City Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12138217M
    ISBN 101880216957
    ISBN 109781880216958

    Nonetheless, her book really is an "intimate" biography and contains a lot of insight into Nat Cole's career choices and accomplishments. Twenty years later, in , Leslie Gourse published Unforgettable: . Nat King Cole was a terrific jazz pianist and, contrary to his own belief, a great vocalist. This book says so much about how business is conducted within the music industry, the laymen's wages of "side" Cited by: 1.

    Nathaniel Adams Coles, professionally known as Nat King Cole, (Ma - Febru ) was an American jazz musician, singer and was born in the southern city of Born: Ma , Montgomery, Alabama, .   Capitol Records, which has nurtured and refreshed its vast Cole catalog regularly and with care for decades, began the parade modestly this spring with Ultimate Nat King Cole, a compact .

    Nat King Cole, the Montgomery native whose velvet voice propelled him to stardom with hits like "Unforgettable" and "Mona Lisa" and in a few months would launch his own NBC variety show (the . Get this from a library! Nat King Cole. [Daniel Mark Epstein] -- Depicts a multitalented musician who, whether contending with racism, with black leaders criticizing his lack of activism or with jazz critics .


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When he died inat age forty-five, Nat King Cole was already a musical legend. As famous as Frank Sinatra, he had sold more records than anyone but Bing Crosby. Written with the narrative pacing of a Cited by: 7. Nat King Cole This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Edit this book:. of 27 results for Books: "nat king cole biography" Straighten Up and Fly Right: The Life and Music of Nat King Cole (Cultural Biographies) by Will Friedwald | May 1, Nat King Cole became the first African American performer to host a variety TV series in He's best known for his soft baritone voice and for singles like "The Christmas Song," "Mona Lisa Born: Nat King Cole by Daniel Mark Epstein Born in Alabama and raised in Chicago, Nat moved away from the church his father preached at and became a teen jazz sensation with his trio.

Later on Nat moved /5. Nat "King" Cole. Piano/Vocal/Chords Book. Thirty-three titles including: Autumn Leaves * Mona Lisa * Ramblin' Rose * Stardust * Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer * Unforgettable * Yes, We Nat King Cole book Personality Book.

11 rows    Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about /5(14). This book is by far the best of the four full-length biographies of the most beloved pop balladeer of the s.

— Wall Street Journal. Terry Teachout. Dulcet-toned Nat King Cole is Author: Daniel Mark Epstein. Get this from a library. Nat King Cole; an intimate biography. [Maria Cole; Louie Robinson] -- "The story of Nat King Cole begins with a skinny, four-year-old boy being pushed onto the stage of a Chicago.

Nathaniel Adams Coles, known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. He owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft /5(4). Nat King Cole, byname of Nathaniel Adams Cole, family name originally Coles, (born MaMontgomery, Alabama, U.S.—died FebruSanta Monica, California).

Released just in time for Valentine's Daythe Capitol compilation Love Songs is a generous collection of romantic ballads sung by Nat King Cole. The compilers have leaned heavily on the Brand: Capitol. 1, views. Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps) - Duration: 2 minutes, 46 seconds. This item has been hidden.

Nat King Cole Trio. Broken Heart. Nat King Cole. Keyboard/Piano Book. Titles: (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons * A Blossom Fell * Answer Me (My Love) * Around The World * Because You're Mine * Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup * Category: Keyboard/Piano-Personality Book.

In Julysinger Nat “King” Cole and his new wife, Maria, were just beginning their lives together. The legendary crooner of standards including “The Christmas Song,” “Nature Boy.

About the Book. The first major biography of the great jazz pianist and singer, written with the full cooperation of his family When he died inat age forty-five, Nat King Cole was already a musical.

Jack Everly, conductor Denzal Sinclaire, vocalist Denzal Sinclaire, critically acclaimed for his performance in Unforgettable, a musical based on the life and music of Nat King Cole, brings the greatest hits of. Nat King Cole was honored in with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Natalie Cole accepted the Songbook Hall of Fame Legend Award on behalf of her father. In celebration of his induction, Nat King Cole was honored with a tribute performance by Denzal Sinclaire.

For more information about Nat King Cole, please visit NatKingCole. The Green Book: Guide to Freedom > InNat King Cole, one of the biggest musical stars in the world, was attacked on stage by the KKK.

It was the reality of being a black man in America, where. The Smithsonian Channel will be highlighting renowned jazz vocalists Nat King Cole during a show honoring the "Green Book." Cole was born in Montgomery, but his parents moved to Chicago to.

Nat King Cole A Life of Music. likes. Montgomery-born Nat King Cole, a key voice in jazz and pop music, is largely unknown to today's school children. This story of his life is written for themFollowers: Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Hollyridge Strings - The Nat King Cole Song Book at Discogs.

Complete your The Hollyridge Strings collection/5(4). Nat died at age forty-five. So young, so talented, and very very unforgettable. I can still almost hear his trio and his smooth vocals crooning "Blue Velvet", "When Sunny Gets Blue" and of 5/5(5).