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Description - Listen To The Stories by Nat Hentoff

Here is Nat Hentoff's deeply felt exploration of jazz, blues, country, and gospeland the musicians who bring the music to life. Hentoff has not only loved music all his life, he has lived it by being friends with many of the musicians he writes about in this collection. Hentoff poignantly describes the early days of Roy Eldridge and the last years of Billie Holiday and Bird. He tells amazing stories of the Count, Duke, and Dizzy. "Full of insightful behind-the-scenes encounters" ( San Francisco Chronicle ), Listen to the Stories covers new recordings and old legends, remarkable lives and unforgettable music.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306809828
ISBN-10: 0306809826
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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