Description - Satchmo by Gary Giddins
"A valuable, jubilant look at a great man and artist."-New York Times Book Review. Gary Giddins has been called "the best jazz writer in America today" ( Esquire ). Louis Armstrong has been called the most influential jazz musician of the century. Together this auspicious pairing has resulted in Satchmo, one of the most vivid and fascinating portraits ever drawn of perhaps the greatest figure in the history of American music. Available now at a new price, this text-only edition is the authoritative introduction to Armstrong's life and art for the curious newcomer, and offers fresh insight even for the serious student of Pops.
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(213mm x 141mm x 13mm)
Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
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Author Biography - Gary Giddins
Gary Giddins is a columnist for the Village Voice and the author of Visions of Jazz and Bing Crosby. His work has garnered numerous prizes, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Peabody Broadcasting Award, and five ASCAP-Deems Taylor awards.