George Avakian’s efforts to jazz have already been huge over time. He was a jazz critic as soon as 1937, had written about jazz for Mademoiselle and Pic during 1946-48, helped revise Charles Delauney’s popular Popular Discography when it had been 1st published within the U.S. in 1948 and added to both Down Defeat and Metronome. Avakian’s biggest importance is really as a maker. He come up with among the 1st jazz albums (Chicago Jazz) for Decca in 1940. Quickly afterwards he started producing jazz information for Columbia, getting quite important in the 1950s when he also worked well for the favorite music department. At performers who he worked well closely with had been Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington and Kilometers Davis, and he regularly penned insightful liner records. After departing Columbia in 1958, Avakian worked well for Globe Pacific, Warner Bros. and RCA, freelanced with a great many other brands, was a significant supporter from the Charles Lloyd Quartet and lately celebrated 60 years within the jazz business.
|1||Manager of Keith Jarrett in the early seventies.|
|2||During his years at Columbia Records, George Avakian signed Miles Davis to Columbia Records in Early 1955.|
|Four Friends||1981||music executive|
|Cops and Robbers||1973||music supervisor|
|End of the Road||1970||music supervisor|
|Jazz on a Summer's Day||1959||Documentary musical director|
|Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory||1997||photos|
|Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory||1997||extra special thanks|
|Play That, Teo||2017||Documentary post-production||Himself|
|Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read||2012||Documentary|
|An Amazing Time: A Conversation About End of the Road||2012||Video documentary short||Himself|
|Bert Stern: Original Madman||2011||Documentary||Himself|
|Reputations||2001||TV Series documentary||Himself, record producer|
|The Miles Davis Story||2001||TV Movie documentary|
|Culture Shock||2000||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory||1997||Himself|
|American Masters||1989||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned||2014||TV Movie documentary||Himself (2002)|
Looks like we don't have awards information. Sorry!
Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!
Looks like we don't have quotes information. Sorry!
Looks like we don't have trademarks information. Sorry!
Looks like we don't have pictures. Sorry!