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Fun book filled with interesting stories about some classic songs.Published 12 days ago by D. Rankin
As a musician, I was pleased to find this book. It was in great shape and the price was right.Published 22 months ago by Robert L. Leftwich
What I liked: The author has a deep knowledge of jazz--its repertoire, history, personnel, and theory. He also seems to have access to a lot of rare recordings. Read morePublished on April 12, 2013 by Brian Throckmorton
This book is absolutely brilliant
in concept and execution. The author
has achieved something remarkable,
in that the work can be enjoyed at whatever
level of... Read more
I was fascinated by this book. The songs covered are among my favorite songs and, just as important, by some of my favorite lyricists and composers. Read morePublished on November 14, 2009 by Sir Gerald Wordsmith
Will Friedland is a great raconteur, and his prose flows like a jazz solo, going off on tangents, quoting from other tunes, but all of it illuminating his central themes. Read morePublished on September 3, 2007 by C. CRADDOCK
Well written, without being pedantic, Stardust Melodies packs an awful lot of information. It has plenty of interesting vignettes. Read morePublished on December 8, 2004 by Blue Eyes
If you're an aficionado of the Great American Songbook, this is a must-buy. If you've read Friedwald's "The Song is You," you should already have this fine... Read morePublished on October 30, 2003 by TeeBee
What a great idea for a book, but unfortunately Mr. Friedwald lets it get away from him. It's not just that he can't resist his childish bashing of all music post-Sinatra. Mr. Read morePublished on August 13, 2003