One of the most innovative and inventive soloists in jazz, cornetist Rex Stewart (1907-67) became known as a writer on jazz subjects. This work, his autobiography drafted at the time of his death, has been edited from its manuscript sources by Stewart's amanuensis, who edited his earlier posthumous collection Jazz Masters of the Thirties. With a selection of rare photographs from Stewart's own archive, and mss. facsimiles.The original contract was for two weeks and we remained 14 months. We worked very diligently to make the band a good-sounding musical group and rehearsed enough to make impressive arrangements out of the free lead sheets and pianoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Boy Meets Horn|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 1995-11-27|