The Penguin Guide to Jazz On CD

The Penguin Guide to Jazz On CD : 6th Edition

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The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD is now firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz, a mine of fascinating information and a source of insightful - often wittily trenchant - criticism. For this sixth edition, Richard Cook and Brian Morton have reassessed each artist's entry and updated the text to incorporate thousands of additional CDs. The result is an endlessly browsable companion that will prove required reading for aficionados and jazz novices alike.
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  • Paperback | 1742 pages
  • 174.2 x 231.6 x 62.5mm | 1,923.25g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140515216
  • 9780140515213

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"Every look through its seductively erudite pages reveals more that simply have to be heard . . . Here, anyway, is enough for a lifetime." Impressive and exhaustive. ("Billboard")
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Richard Cook has been writing about music since the 1970s and has contributed to NME, THE WIRE, and THE SUNDAY TIMES. He has also been a record industry executive and is a regular broadcaster. He lives in London, W4.
Brian Morton is the author and co-author of a number of books. He is also a regular broadcaster and presents BBC Radio 3's IMPRESSIONS. He lives in West Lothian.
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