Index
A
Abdallah, Sigidi, 235
Africa trip, 174
Akbar, Hadji, 288
Alabama State College, 36
Alexander, Earl, 229
Ali, Muhammad, 178, 180
Allen, Frederick ‘‘Flintstone,’’ 195
Allen, Jonelle, 123
All the King’s Men, 151
Al Stringer Band, 36
Amvets gig, 74
Anderson, Carl, 237
Anderson, Cat, 168
Anderson, Vickie, 154–55, 156, 285
Apollo Theater: James Brown Band,
132, 145; new James Brown Band, 142
‘‘Are You Guilty?,’’ 237
Armed Forces School of Music, 56–59
U.S. Army, 55–83; FW decision to join,
54; FW decision to leave, 78; gigs
outside of, 66–67
Arthur, Theodore, 27, 52
Ashburn, Bennie, 82
Asher, Kenny, 149
Ashima, Rashi, 38, 41
Attitude, 191, 192; and stardom, 301
B
Baby James, 89
Ballard, Hank, 167–68, 302
Baritone horn, 11
Barnum, H. P., 247, 248
Barry, Lloyd, 245
Basie legend, 221. See also Count Basie
Orchestra
Bass, Mickey, 48
Bass playing experience, 28
B.B. King Band, 35
Bean, Spencer, 237, 253
Bebop: first hearing, 18–19; training at
Redstone, 68
Belgrave, Marcus, 192
Bell, Gary, 251, 257
Big Black, 178
Bird, Charlie, 17
Birdland, 50–51
Biviano, Lin, 216
Black, Tony, 279
Black Ceasar: music for, 163–64
Blackmon, Wes, 257
Black pride, 109
Blakey, Art, 50–51, 116
Blue Diamond Cafe, 15
Blues: FW early experimentation, 22
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