WorldCat Identities

Blake, Eubie 1887-1983

Overview
Works: 779 works in 1,167 publications in 1 language and 10,293 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Drama  Musical films  Original cast recordings  Live sound recordings  Music  Trumpet music (Jazz)  Musicals  Excerpts  Demo recordings 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee, Composer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Conductor, Commentator, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Actor, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1366.M37, 789.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eubie Blake
Hallelujah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infused with spirituals, folk songs, blues, and jazz, Hallelujah follows the fortunes of Zeke, a poor cotton farmer. Love, loss, passion, redemption, make this cinematic milestone the first all-black feature from a major studio
Sissle & Blake's Shuffle along : [an archival re-creation of the 1921 production, featuring members of the original cast] by Eubie Blake( Recording )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archival re-creation of the 1921 production featuring members of the original cast Paul Whiteman and his orchestra
Sissle and Blake sing Shuffle along by Eubie Blake( )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1921 musical comedy, Shuffle Along, was a soaringly successful Broadway show. Contained inside this show are songs that would eventually become staples in the repertoire, such as I'm Just Wild About Harry; and Love Will Find A Way. This musical also served a civil purpose. As an all black musical, the show desegregated theaters all across the country
Portrait of the artist as a young man : 1923-1934 by Louis Armstrong( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest ragtime of the century( Recording )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

35 song hits by great Black songwriters( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of you by Eubie Blake( Recording )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A definitive collection of music from the most prominent pianist of 19th century ragtime
The African American cinema II : the scar of shame (1926) and Sissle and Blake (1923)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scar of shame: In no film was the racial theme more apparent than in this story about an ill-matched marriage between a black concert painist and a poor, lower class black woman. Secretly ashamed of her, the young man keeps his wife hidden from his socially-prominent middle-class mother. Despite the melodrama, it is a strong statement on the issues of class and the color caste system which existed within the African-American community. This was the first film of the Colored Players Film Corp. of Philadelphia
Amtrak blues by Alberta Hunter( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benny Goodman Sextet featuring Charlie Christian, 1939-41 by Benny Goodman Sextet( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighty-six years of Eubie Blake by Eubie Blake( Recording )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eubie! : a new musical revue by Eubie Blake( Recording )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From these roots : a review of the "Harlem Renaissance" by William Greaves( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a narrated montage of b & w photos, chronicles the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920's through a description of its social and artistic leaders and major events
Alone at the Vanguard by Fred Hersch Trio( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Hersch is one of the fine jazz pianists of his generation. Here, listeners are treated to a series of recordings from his 2010 visit to the Village Vanguard in New York City
Marsalis standard time by Wynton Marsalis( Recording )

and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout this recording, the Wynton Marsalis Quartet delivers the sweep of the jazz sound with bold, unapologetic integrity. By taking on selections from the standard repertoire, Marsalis and his men are placing themselves in a situation where their work has to be judged against the best of the entire tradition. We find new things happening to these familiar pieces
From spirituals to swing by Count Basie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big black boom on the great white way( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Brown meets with producers Ken Harper and Melvin Van Peebles and composer/arrangers Eubie Blake and Harold Wheeler to discuss the history and success of the Black musical on Broadway
Music legends( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition features the thoughts and music of some of the world's most talented legendary entertainers, including Eubie Blake, Chuck Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Hampton and Charles Brown
A tribute to Eubie Blake( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1983 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a tribute to Eubie Blake and includes performance footage and interviews
Clifford Brown with strings by Clifford Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hallelujah
Alternative Names
Blake, James Hubert 1887-1983

Languages
English (92)

Covers
35 song hits by great Black songwriters