Farquhar, Francis and Phoutrides, Aristides E.


San Francisco Johnck & Seeger 1929.
New Ed. Sm. folio. x + [iv] + 46pp. 5 plates, folding diagrammatic map of Tempe, map. Marbled boards with cloth corners, backed in modern leather, with paper title label to upper board. Inscribed to flyleaf ‘To Wesley LaViolette with the regards of Francis P. Farquhar December 19, 1940’ Wallace Wesley LaViolette (1894-1978) American musician who composed, conducted, lectured, and wrote about music. He was also a poet and music theorist. As an educator, he mentored Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Giuffre, John Graas, George Perle, Florence Price, Bob Carter, Bob Florence and Robert Erickson and writer William Irwin Thompson. Laviolette was an important figure on the West coast jazz scene of the 1950s.
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