New Perspectives on the History of Jazz by Twelve of the World's Foremost Jazz Critics and Scholars
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Jazz by Nat Hentoff
Book DescriptionThe names of Nat Hentoff and Albert J. McCarthy have become almost synonymous with jazz writing. Hentoff, editor of Jazz Review, writer for Downbeat, High Fidelity, New Yorker, and theVillage Voice, and McCarthy, editor of Jazz Monthly, have raised jazz beyond mere appreciation and discography to a subject which demands the rigorous application of musicological, sociological, and historical analysis. In addition to their own contributions, the twelve articles they have commissioned by internationally noted critics and scholars provide almost revolutionary evidence of the emergence of Jazz as a serious art form.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306800023
(216mm x 136mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1975
Country of Publication: United States
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Thank God for Nat, who places the soul of the musician above that of his art.--Dizzy Gillespie
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Author Biography - Nat Hentoff
Nat Hentoff is the first Jazz critic every named a "Jazz Master" by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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