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Truly one of the best music ventures of all time, I didn't know what to expect from Kahn when reading this book.
Kahn's books (along with Lewis Porter's) are the only books I've discovered that actually "get" the point of even writing the book.
Sound recording technology had recently introduced LPs and stereo to consumers, and the music industry was booming.
If you are at all interested in music or songwriting, especially jazz fans, this is a great book. It was a new copy, and it arrived in a timely matterPublished 4 months ago by marty
Really nice book with a lot of obscure items about the recording of "Kindf of Blue". Of particular interest to me is that the book expands on Bill Evans' role in the album... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Peter A. Johnson
There is a glaring weakness in this book. Ashley Kahn is a writer and not a musician. So far as specifics of modal music are concerned this book darkens counsel. Read morePublished 12 months ago by paul
Very entertaining, insightful and well-written account of the years leading up to the recording of "Kind of Blue," the recording dates, and the impact the record had on jazz and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by V. Cariaga
This is a "you are there" kind of book. The author takes you deep into the creative process.
I really enjoyed it.
The book itself is fantastic, even for my poor english skills.
The seller is great ! fast, in time, and very affordable !
Kahn takes the reader right inside Columbia Studios at 207 E. 30th Street for the two sessions that brought us Kind of Blue. Read morePublished on August 21, 2008 by Mark
In American recorded music, one of the true masterpieces is Kind of Blue by Miles Davis and his legendary sextet of John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly, Paul Chambers, Bill Evans,... Read morePublished on March 20, 2008 by Best Of All
This book is a completely stupid waste of money. It is utterly ridiculous to boil an artist of Davis's stature down to one recording. Read morePublished on July 9, 2006 by C. Rich