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DownBeat - The Great Jazz Interviews (A 75th Anniversary Anthology) Paperback – November 1, 2009
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Following the publication,in conjunction with DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE,of the fine "The Miles Davis Reader",a number of years ago,this collection takes in most of the greatest names in jazz,past and present. While many more musicians could have been included,the artists here form a solid foundation of jazz. From jazz's beginnings,featured artists such as W.C.Read more ›
One of the best Jazz items I have ever purchased besides the music itself.
If you are a Jazz fan or simply have an interest in American Music from the 30's through the 2000's, this book will not disappoint. It is divided into decades so that you can walk through the interviews on a nice timeline. It's a fantastic compilation.
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Great compilation of content from over the whole spectrum of Jazz.Published 24 days ago by Steve K.
Very interesting to go back in time and see how this music was seen by insiders. Personally, I most most interested in 30-'s-40's and less in the newer stuff.Published 3 months ago by Improviz
Beautifully illustrated. Truly. The interviews with jazz greats are interesting, enlightening and entertaining.Published 10 months ago by Donna
Bought this book for my dad, a real music snob, for Christmas. He likes it!Published 12 months ago by Robin Sanders
A timeless treasure that should be in everyone's library.Published 15 months ago by Hayward S. Melville
Excellent bok about the great interviews covered for a great jazz magazine.Published 16 months ago by Eduardo Hernandez