Read online or download a free book: The Passion For Jazz
Publisher: Da Capo Press Inc: Reprint edition (21 Aug. 1990)
By: Leonard G. Feather (Author)
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This book is an exploration of jazz in the 1970s. The author gives a sense of the new paths jazz took as a powerful cultural force during that decade, both in the USA and abroad. Included are all the important jazz stars of the seventies: Al Jarreau, Carla Bley, McCoy Turner, Mercer Ellington, Benny Goodman, Thad Jones, George Shearing, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Alberta Hunter, Art Blakey, Pat Metheny, Sonny Rollins and others. The author's previous books include 'The Encyclopedia of Jazz', 'Inside Jazz' and 'The Jazz Years'.
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