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... in a class by itself... sensitive, moving, and powerful jazz imagery... the perfect companion to listening to good jazz." -Jazziz MagazineIn the course of the history of jazz, there have been only a few articles that get to the core of the meaning of jazz. These poems hit it right on the head, and the book is certainly essential for anyone who is interested in our music." -Dizzy GillespieTo those interested in the impact of jazz upon the poetry of our century I recommend this anthology altogether without reservation." -John Lucas, JazzTimes... essential... Its virtues are varied and copious, and not the least among them is discovering a writer whose work is new to you." -Los Angeles ReaderWhat makes this work most enjoyable is knowing the music and musicians and using that knowledge to understand and judge the poets' reactions to the elements in the music that please and inspire us." -MultiCultural ReviewFilled with a variety of form, rhythm, and sound, this anthology is an absolute MUST for anyone who is even remotely interested in jazz and modern literature." -David BakerSince the turn of the century, poets have responded to jazz in all its musical and cultural overtones. The poems here cover the range of jazz itself: from early blues to free jazz and experimental music. Among the 132 poets included are James Baldwin, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Langston Hughes, Jack Kerouac, Mina Loy, Ishmael Reed, and Sonia Sanchez. This anthology represents the broad appreciation for jazz as poetic inspiration, not only from the Beat movement but from writers across the decades and around the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253206374
ISBN-10: 0253206375
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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