Making of Kind of Blue by Eric Nisenson
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Making of Kind of Blue
By Eric Nisenson

Making of Kind of Blue

Miles Davis and His Masterpiece New edition

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Making of Kind of Blue by Eric Nisenson

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'A masterpiece in its own right' - Publishers Weekly Paperback edition of the fascinating and extraordinary story of the recording of what many consider to be the greatest jazz album ever made - 'Kind of Blue'. Recorded by Miles Davis with pianist Bill Evans, tenor saxophonist John Coltrane, composer/theorist George Russell, and Cannonball Adderly, the album represented a fortuitous conflation of some of the real giants of the jazz world at a time when they were at the very top of their profession.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312284084
ISBN-10: 031228408X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eric Nisenson

Eric Nisensen is the renowned author of Round About Midnight: A Portrait of Miles Davis, Ascension: John Coltrane and his Quest, Blue: The Murder of Jazz, and Open Sky: a Biography of Sonny Rollins. He lives in Massachusetts.

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