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Noal Cohen & Mike Fitzgerald: Rat Race Blues: The Musical Life of Gigi Gryce, Berkely Hill Books, 2002, ISBN: 1893163253

Gryce and Sims, Down Beat, January 1947. p. 36.
 
 

M. Nevard: A Guy Named Gigi, Melody Maker, November 28, 1953. p.7.
 
 

Raymond Horricks: Three Pied Pipers, Jazz Journal, January 1955. p. 3.
 
 

Nat Hentoff: A New Jazz Corporation - Gryce, Farmer, Down Beat, October 19, 1955. p. 10-11 illus.
 
 

Alan Morgun and Raymond Horricks: Modern Jazz, London, 1956.
 
 

Caught in the Act, Down Beat, May 2, 1956. p. 8.
 
 

Nat Shapiro and Nat Hentoff: The Jazz Makers, New York, 1957 (reprinted by Da Capo press, 1979). Orrin Keepnews' chapter on Charlie Parker contains many quotes attributed to Gryce.
 
 

R.Horricks: Gigi Gryce: Smoke Signals, These Jazzmen Of Our Time, London, 1959. p. 187.
 
 

Robert George Reisner: The Jazz Titans, New York, 1960, p.63.
 
 

M.Williams: New Ears for Jazz: a Talk with Gigi Gryce, Metronome, lvxvii/6 1961. p.12. V.Pelote: Fragments, Jazz Magazine, i/4 (1977), 78; ii/2 (1978) p.82.
 
 

Thomas Owens: Gigi Gryce, entry in The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, London, 1988 (reprinted 1995). p.456.
 
 

David H. Rosenthal: Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music, 1955-1965, New York, 1992. p89-91.
 
 

Gryce composed music which was featured in two Fred Baker films: 'Lenny Bruce Without Tears' and 'On The Sound'. He also composed music for a Pepsi Cola trailer!



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