WorldCat Identities

Ruff, Willie

Overview
Works: 82 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 2,323 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Terminology  Jazz  Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Dictionaries 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Author
Classifications: ML419.R84,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willie Ruff
Smooth as the wind by Blue Mitchell( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue Miles by Miles Davis( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Evans & ten by Gil Evans( Recording )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dizzy Gillespie & the Mitchell Ruff Duo by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

4 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harmony of the world a realization for the ear of Johannes Kepler's data from Harmonices mundi, 1619 by Willie Ruff( Recording )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mitchell-Ruff duo( Recording )

1 edition published in 1956 and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dizzy Gillespie--live with the Mitchell-Ruff Duo by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregorian chant, plain chant, and spirituals by Willie Ruff( Recording )

4 editions published in 1984 and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strayhorn a Mitchell-Ruff interpretation by Billy Strayhorn( Recording )

and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoochie coochie man by Jimmy Smith( Recording )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1967 and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic film terms : a visual dictionary. [Motion picture]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents precise visual examples of important film terms. Shows different ways of preparing a film script, provides "visual definitions" of sound recordings and editing methods, and demonstrates the various kinds of camera movements, shots and lenses
Enduring magic by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

3 editions published in 1986 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz mission to Moscow by Mitchell-Ruff Duo( Recording )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1959 and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After this message by Mitchell-Ruff Trio( Recording )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1967 and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz for juniors by Mitchell-Ruff Duo( Recording )

2 editions published in 1958 and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 special fingers by Les McCann( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in Undetermined and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky is back! : then, so is love by Lucky Thompson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virtuoso elegance in jazz by Mitchell-Ruff Duo( Recording )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1991 and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking the silence standards, Strayhorn & lullabies by Mitchell-Ruff Duo( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A call to assembly : the autobiography of a musical storyteller by Willie Ruff( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music came to Willie ruff early in his Alabama boyhood. It came from Mrs. Nance, the solo bass drummer of the Sanctified church, whose beat ""gave her right arm the churning motion of a set of steam locomotive wheels."" It came from singing at the grocery store for candy, and from the ""chitlin struts: at his home, with young Willie sprinkling cornmea
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A call to assembly : the autobiography of a musical storyteller
Alternative Names
Ruff Henry Jr 1931-....

Ruff, Willie Henry Jr

Willie Ruff American musician

Willie Ruff americký hudebník

Willie Ruff Amerikaans jazzmuzikant

Willie Ruff US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker, Komponist und Hochschullehrer

Languages
English (24)

Covers
Mitchell & Ruff : an American profile in jazz