From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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as good a book on jazz as has been written, stays close, very close to the facts , although it is a novel. if your a lover of jazz, it is a must read.Published 2 months ago by artie solomon
Beautifully written history. Intriguing men brought to life via gritty and engaging stories.Published 2 months ago by Robert W. Richardson
Great book, focusing on the heartbreakingly tragic lives of jazz musicians, who pushed the boundaries of 20th century art, whilst simultaneously battling institutional racism,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Arjun
Arrived on time,condition as stated.most enjoyable and educational.thank youPublished 4 months ago by clarence buckley
Long time jazz fan here. I found this book exceedingly depressing and lacking balance between the misery, and any joy that might have been in the lives he focuses on. Read morePublished 5 months ago by nyjazzman
This is an usual book in that it is written as something best described as journalistic but is explicitly not bound by fact. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Morgan
Haunting, weird, lovely book. Indispensable read if you love classic Jazz.Published 8 months ago by Joel Silverman
As a student of jazz music, I am drawn to its tortured history. I love to sample the colorful anecdotes that swarm around this music. Read morePublished 9 months ago by chuckles