The Rough Guide to Jazz

The Rough Guide to Jazz

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This completely updated and expanded edition of 'The Rough Guide to Jazz' is the essential one-volume guide to the music. Ian Carr, Digby Fairweather and Brian Priestly are practicing musicians and renowned jazz authorities, and they bring their insiders' knowledge to a guide that features - more than 2000 critical biographies, covering the spectrum from such legends as King Oliver, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and John Coltrane to rising stars like Esborn Svensson and Matthew Shipp; reviews of more than 3000 albums, on both CD and vinyl, selecting the top recordings for every key artist; classic photos from the best jazz photographers, including Herman Leonard, Jak Kilby, Raffaella Cavalieri, William Gottlieb and David Redfern.Between 1968a€”85 he developed workshop techniques, and a manual of his workshop pieces was published in 1985. He was musical ... A classic album mirroring some of the qualities of that optimistic and idealistic decade. (*^\ Touching Onanbsp;...

Title:The Rough Guide to Jazz
Author:Ian Carr, Digby Fairweather, Brian Priestley
Publisher:Rough Guides - 2004


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