The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (Penguin Reference Books)

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9780140514520: The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (Penguin Reference Books)

This work is a leading guide to recorded jazz, full of information and often trenchant criticism. For this edition, Richard Cook and Brian Morton have reassessed each artist's entry and updated the text to incorporate thousands of additional CDs. The book contains artist biographies, full line-ups, recording information along with details of labels and catalogue numbers, authoritative critical ratings, and full index of artists. The book should be of interest to aficionados and jazz novices alike.

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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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