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Title:
The essential jazz records
Author:
Harrison, Max.
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Physical Description:
volumes ; 22 cm
General Note:
Vol. 2 by Max Harrison, Eric Thacker, and Stuart Nicholson.
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. Ragtime to swing -- v. 2. Modernism to postmodernism.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780720118223

9780720117080

9780720117226
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A personal, and sometimes controversial, selection by three jazz critics of the best 250 modern jazz records and CDs. Each record and/or CD is placed in its musical context and reviewed in some depth. In addition, for each disc and/or CD, full details of personnel and recording dates and locations are given. The volume includes indices of album title, track titles and musicians.


Author Notes

Eric Thacker (deceased) was a clergyman, with a long-standing interest in jazz.Max Harrison is a musicologist who reviewed for The Times and The Gramophone from 1967-90, has written widely on jazz, and contributed to the 1980 edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and other reference works.Stuart Nicholson is a jazz writer who has written biographies of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Duke Ellington.