WorldCat Identities

Ruff, Willie

Overview
Works: 79 works in 151 publications in 2 languages and 2,239 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Terminology  Interviews 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Author
Classifications: ML419.R84, 788.94165092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Willie Ruff
Blue Miles by Miles Davis( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Evans & ten by Gil Evans( Recording )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smooth as the wind by Blue Mitchell( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 121 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 45 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 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1982 and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1984 and held by 21 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 13 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

20 special fingers by Les McCann( Recording )

2 editions published in 1999 in Undetermined and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1958 and 1959 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

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

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 11 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
After this message by Mitchell-Ruff Trio( Recording )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1967 and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 10 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

The Mitchell-Ruff duo( Recording )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in No Linguistic content and Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1984 and 1991 and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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Mitchell & Ruff : an American profile in jazz