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Nat King Cole presentation 4-11-12
Transcript of Nat King Cole presentation 4-11-12
character How Is He Courageous? His Importance To Society Before The Fame Before The Fame Cont. Life Accomplishments Before For Fame Cont. Nat King Cole played in paving the way for African American performers in this country. He is an example of success in the face of adversity. For much of America, this was the first television exposure to an African American artist. Nat King Cole was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He first learned to play the piano around the age of 4yo with the help of his mother,a church choir director. The son of a pastor, Cole may have started out playing religious music. IN HIS EARLY TEENS,COLE HAD FORMAL CLASSIC PIANO TRAINING WHICH HE SOON ABANDONED FOR HIS OTHER MUSICAL PASSION-JAZZ. EARL HINES WAS NATE COLES BIGGEST INSPIRATION.COLE DROPPED OUT OF SCHOOL AT THE AGE OF 15 TO BECOME A FULL TIME PIANIST. At 12 he was playing the church organ and at 14 he formed a 14 piece band called the Royal Dukes. Nat was a top flight sandlot baseball player at Wendell Phillips high school in Chicago. His three brothers, Ike, Eddie Cole and Frankie also played the piano and sang professionally. Nat was also an above-average football player in high school. His sister Evelyn Cole was a beautician in nearby Waukegan, Illinnois. Hall Of Fame
2000 Grammy Awards
2000 Inductees Early Influences
2000 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards
Hall of Fame
1999 Grammy Awards
Hall of Fame
1992 Grammy Awards
Lifetime Achivement Awards
1991 Grammy Awards
Hall of Fame
1974 Grammy Awards
Best Performance by a Top 40 Artist
1960 Grammy Awards Bibliography 2013 A+E Networks. "Nat King Cole Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, 1 Mar. 2011. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. http://www.edsullivan.com/nat-king-cole-on-the-ed-sullivan-show/ http://www.metrolyrics.com/nat-king-cole-awards-featured.html http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0170713/bio Life Accomplishments Cont. 931By the age of 12 Nat was an accomplished pianist.
1934Nat formed his first jazz band in high school.
1936Married his first wife, Nadine Robinson
1937By this year, Nat said he had played piano in what he later remembered as every beer joint in Los Angeles
1939Formed the King Cole Trio.
1946Met his second wife - Maria.
Started his weekly radio show
1948Nature Boy becomes a big hit.
1950Natalie Cole was born.
1951Now a famous vocalist and known as "The man with the velvet voice".
1956Nat started his own TV show.
1959Nat and Maria adopted their son - Kelly
1961The twins were born - Casey and Timoin. how does he demonstrate moral leadership? i think nat king cole showed moral leadership when he started his radio station and his television show. i say this because he was the first black to make one and went through alot to keep it too. he encouraged other blacks to follow their dreams and never give up in what they believe in. Why Should This Person Be Regarded As A Moral Leader? he should be regarded because he did thing others wouldn't even dream of doing because of all the negativity that could happen scince there was segregation back then which restricted blacks from many things such as making a television show. What Strong Character Traits Does This Person Possess? Ambitious-Eager to succeed; full of desire
He is ambitious because he wouldn't give up on his career no matter what happened or got in his way.
Brave-Having or showing courage
he is brave because he went through a lot to get what he may have deserved in life.
Charismatic-Showing a special ability to lead people, win people's devotion
I think he is charismatic because if he wouldnt have steped up to be the first black to become a famous singer,then i dont think anyone else would have. How Have These Traits Impacted His Leadership? If he wasn't ambitious or brave he would not have when against his wills to make a television show or a radio station. If he wasn't charismatic he would have quit when times got hard. Nat's Death In 1964, Cole discovered that he had lung cancer. He succumbed,died, to the disease just months later on Feb. 15th, 1965 at the age of 45, in Santa Monica, California. Nate's Death continued .... His funeral was held a few days later in Los Angeles. http://www.scribd.com/doc/21422849/Characteristic-List-Definitions http://www.biography.com/people/nat-king-cole-9253026?page=1 SOFA Entertainment. "Nat King Cole on The Ed Sullivan Show | Ed Sullivan Show." Ed Sullivan Show. SOFA Entertainment, 1 May 2011. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. CBS Interactive Music Group. "Nat King Cole Awards & Features." Awards & Features Nat King Cole. N.p., 1 Mar. 2011. Web. 12 Apr. 2013 IMDb.com, Inc. "Nat 'King' Cole." IMDb. IMDb.com, 1 Feb. 2011. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. Tabithapang. "Characteristic List & Definitions." Scribd. 2013 Scribd Inc, 1 Feb. 2011. Web. 12 Apr. 2013.