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Description - Celebrating the Duke by Ralph J. Gleason

Celebrating the Duke offers readers a perceptive, panoramic survey of jazz as revealed, in illuminating detail, through the lives and music of its heroes and heroines, including Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Jimmie Lunceford, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Albert Ayler, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and a rich cache of writings on "America's greatest composer," the Duke himself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306806452
ISBN-10: 0306806452
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ralph J. Gleason

Jazz and rock critic, founding editor of Rolling Stone, producer, disc jockey, teacher, and vice-president of Fantasy Records, Ralph J. Gleason (1917-1975) was the author of Jam Sessions and The Jefferson Airplane and the San Francisco Sound.

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