From the Back Cover
Notes And Tones is one of the most controversial, honest and insightful books ever written about jazz. It consists of 29 no-holds-barred conversations which drummer Arthur Taylor held with the most influential jazz musicians of the '60s and '70s.
About the Author
Arthur Taylor has drummed with Coleman Hawkins, Bud Powell, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and dozens of others. He has been called ”one of the great drummers to come out of the fertile Harlem bebop scene” (New York Times) and ”one of the best bandleaders living or dead” (Village Voice). His band, Taylor’s Wailers, has recorded several albums, and is based in New York City.