Jazz Anecdotes
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Jazz Anecdotes : Second Time around

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This second edition will feature new anecdotes involving Benny Goodman, Billy Taylor, Jackie Gleason, Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and many more as well as a new foreword by Crow. "Read this somewhere where you're not afraid to be seen laughing out loud...Everyone should be able to find something to like in this rich collection"-Library Journal "A scintillating omnium gathering of jazz talk." -Washington Post "Guarantees up to a thousand laughs...recommended without reservation."-Los Angeles Times "The intense sociological hothouse that was the jazz and commercial music world has cooled down greatly over the years, but it's important to have books like this to remind us how exciting and invigorating those days were...Don't let it slip by."-Allegroshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 137.2 x 198.1 x 27.9mm | 385.56g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195187954
  • 9780195187953
  • 131,239

About Bill Crow

Bill Crow is a free-lance musician in the New York City area. He writes a monthly humor column for Allegro, published monthly by Local 802, American Federation of Musicians.show more

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Read this somewhere where you're not afraid to be seen laughing out loud....Everyone should be able to find something to like in this rich collection. * Library Journal * The intense sociological hothouse that was the jazz and commercial music world has cooled down greatly over the years, but it's important to have books like this to remind us how exciting and invigorating those days were....Don't let it slip by. * Allegro * Guarantees up to a thousand laughs...recommended without reservation. * Los Angeles Times * A scintillating omnium gathering of jazz talk. * Washington Post *show more

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