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By Ralph J. Gleason,Toby Gleason,Ted Gioia

ISBN-10: 0300214529

ISBN-13: 9780300214529

During his approximately 40 years as a tune journalist, Ralph J. Gleason recorded many in-depth interviews with many of the maximum jazz musicians of all time. those casual periods, carried out more often than not in Gleason’s Berkeley, California, domestic, have by no means been transcribed and released in complete until eventually now.
This outstanding quantity, a must-read for any jazz fan, critical musician, or musicologist, finds attention-grabbing, little-known information about those proficient artists, their lives, their personas, and, in fact, their track. invoice Evans discusses his conflict with serious melancholy, whereas John Coltrane talks approximately McCoy Tyner's critical function in shaping the sound of the Coltrane quartet, praising the pianist enthusiastically. incorporated are also interviews with Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Quincy Jones, Jon Hendricks, and the immortal Duke Ellington, plus seven extra of the main outstanding names in twentieth-century jazz.

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