What was the line-up at John Coltrane's Village Vanguard sessions? What is John Zorn's most important contribution to contemporary jazz? When was Jelly Roll Morton recorded for the Library of Congress? Where can you find a complete set of Ella Fitzgerald's many songbook recordings? Leading critics Richard Cook and Brian Morton answer these and a myriad other questions in The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD -- the most comprehensive critical guide to jazz recordings available. Updated with revised artists' entries and thousands of additional CDs, the fourth edition includes: -- listings for over 10,000 discs-- musical and biographical details-- full line-ups-- accurate label and number details-- authoritative critical ratings
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Impressive and exhaustive. ("Billboard")About the Author:
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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Book Description Penguin Books, 1996. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140513833
Book Description Penguin Books, 1996. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140513833
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