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Krin Gabbard

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Krin Gabbard is a “come-back” trumpet-player even though he spends most of his time writing books and teaching classes about movies. In recent years, most of his writing has been about jazz. He was born in 1948 in Charleston, a small town in East Central Illinois. He spent the first eighteen years of his life in Charleston, the home of Eastern Illinois University, where both his parents taught. At the University of Chicago, Krin was not skilled enough to play trumpet with the Art Ensemble of Chicago (which actually held auditions at the university), and the local rock bands had no need for trumpets. Mostly he read old books and acted in a few plays. After graduating with a B.A. from Chicago in 1970, Krin went to Indiana University where he ...more

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Hotter Than That: The Trump...

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Better Git It in Your Soul:...

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Jazz Among the Discourses

3.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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Jammin' at the Margins: Jaz...

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Screening Genders: The Amer...

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Black Magic: White Hollywoo...

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Representing Jazz

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Psychiatry And The Cinema

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Psychiatry and the Cinema

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