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Jazz Guide: New York City is the only comprehensive guide to jazz in the Big Apple -now updated to include all the newest hot spots on the scene. Uptown, downtown. Big bands to subway soloists. Elegant clubs with big-name headliners to hole-in-the wall joints where the bands play all night. Jazz Guide profiles more than sixty venues where you can hear the best of every kind of jazz-big band, fusion, bebop, and funk; Creole, Afro-Caribbean, rhythm-and-blues, groove-oriented, and electronic music; Gallic, Arabic, and Brazilian acts; and music from drum cultures including the Caribbean, Latin America, West Africa. Profiles of contemporary clubs are interwoven with listing of music festivals, specialty stores, jazz lore, including visits to Harlem and 52nd Street in their heydays, the famous bridge where Sonny Rollins moonlighted, and the neighborhood Louis Armstrong called home.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781892145437
ISBN-10: 189214543X
Format: Paperback
(184mm x 108mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Little Bookroom,U.S.
Publisher: Little Bookroom,U.S.
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Steve Dollar

Steve Dollar writes about pop culture for a variety of publications, including Newsday, the New York Sun, Time Out Chicago, Stereophile, and Print. His articles also have appeared in GQ, the Wall Street Journal, and the Oxford American. He writes about jazz and other enthusiasms online at www.skronkboy.com. He lives in New York City.