Jazz Anecdotes by Bill Crow
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Jazz Anecdotes
By Bill Crow

Jazz Anecdotes

Second Time Around 2nd Revised edition

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Jazz Anecdotes by Bill Crow

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This second edition will feature new anecdotes involving Benny Goodman, Billy Taylor, Jackie Gleason, Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and many more as well as a new foreword by Crow. "Read this somewhere where you're not afraid to be seen laughing out loud...Everyone should be able to find something to like in this rich collection"-Library Journal "A scintillating omnium gathering of jazz talk." -Washington Post "Guarantees up to a thousand laughs...recommended without reservation."-Los Angeles Times "The intense sociological hothouse that was the jazz and commercial music world has cooled down greatly over the years, but it's important to have books like this to remind us how exciting and invigorating those days were...Don't let it slip by."-Allegro

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195187953
ISBN-10: 0195187954
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 137mm x 19mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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An anecdotal autobiography of Bill Crow's career in jazz from his arrival in New York City in the 1950s through his professional life as a jazz bassist playing with the likes of Benny Goodman, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Marian McPartland.

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Author Biography - Bill Crow

Bill Crow is a free-lance musician in the New York City area. He writes a monthly humor column for Allegro, published monthly by Local 802, American Federation of Musicians.

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