Nicknames And Rememberance: Memorials To Woodlawn's Jazz Greats

@article{Olsen2006NicknamesAR,
  title={Nicknames And Rememberance: Memorials To Woodlawn's Jazz Greats},
  author={Susan Olsen},
  journal={Names},
  year={2006},
  volume={54},
  pages={103 - 120}
}
Abstract In the world of jazz, musicians are known by their nicknames. “Duke,” “Bean,” “Cootie” are the names we recognize when we talk about the music made by Duke Ellington and his orchestra. The Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx is known worldwide as the final resting place of many jazz musicians, including Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins, and Lionel Hampton. Although the nicknames of many members of the jazz community are incorporated into their gravemarkers, there are several… 
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