The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings: Ninth Edition

4.44 avg rating
( 346 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780141034010: The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings: Ninth Edition

The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings 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 completely revised ninth 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.

14,000 CDs reviewed

2,000 new discs in this edition

Over 400 new artist listings

'It's the kind of book that you'll yank off the shelf to look up a quick fact and still be reading two hours later' Fortune

'Part jazz history, part jazz Karma Sutra with Cook and Morton as the knowledgeable, urbane, wise and witty guides ... This is one of the great books of recorded jazz; the other guides don't come close' Irish Times

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

? It's the kind of book that you?ll yank off the shelf to look up a quick fact and still be reading two hours later.?
?"Fortune"

? The leader in its field . . . if you own only one book on jazz, it really should be this one.?
?"International Record Review"

About the Author:

Richard Cook (1957 - 2007) was formerly editor of The Wire and edited Jazz Review. He contributed to many other publications, including the New Statesman and his books included Richard Cook's Jazz Encyclopaedia and It's About That Time: Miles Davis on Record.

Brian Morton is a freelance writer and broadcaster, who for many years presented Radio 3's jazz magazine Impressions and In Tune. He has also broadcasted extensively on BBC Radio Scotland.

Richard Cook (1957 - 2007) was formerly editor of The Wire and edited Jazz Review. He contributed to many other publications, including the New Statesman and his books included Richard Cook's Jazz Encyclopaedia and It's About That Time: Miles Davis on Record.

Brian Morton is a freelance writer and broadcaster, who for many years presented Radio 3's jazz magazine Impressions and In Tune. He has also broadcasted extensively on BBC Radio Scotland.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Cook, Richard, Morton, Brian
Published by Penguin Books (2008)
ISBN 10: 0141034017 ISBN 13: 9780141034010
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141034017

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
164.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.41
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Brian Morton; Richard Cook
Published by Penguin Books (2008)
ISBN 10: 0141034017 ISBN 13: 9780141034010
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Books, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141034017

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
317.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds