From Scientific American
Richard Grudens treasury of uplifting, nostalgic in-person interviews combined with observations and great coverage of behind-the-scenes comments of the Big Band Era's world-famous participants and successors, produce a meaningful addition to jazz literature and an adjunct to every music enthusiast's library.
Personalities caught backstage, in high schools, band-buses, radio stations, outdoor stages, include Harry James, Benny Goodman, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, Frankie Laine ( who wrote the foreword), Kay Starr, The Andrew Sisters, and Bob Hope reminisces about Bing Crosby. Includes 54 exclusive, candid photographs.
The book is great. I'm sure a lot of people will be so happy to read this beautiful book.