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Arranging the score

£14.99

Product description

This text presents a collection by one of the world's greatest jazz writers. An introduction and the following 13 essays draw together Gene Lees' observations on the craft of the arranger. Covering the field from big bands to films and studio backing singers, Lees brings his characteristic blend of personal and inside knowledge, keen reportage and trenchant criticism to bear on major figures in the development of large band writing.;His portrait of Miles Davis's arranger, Gil Evans, is one of the few essays written on this great composer, and the majority of the others have not been the subjects of indepth portraits. Other arrangers covered in the work include Les Brown, Bill Challis, Robert Farnon, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mandel, Billy May, Gerry Mulligan, Mel Powell and Kenny Wheeler.

Item details

Added value:
good copy, some weathering on pages, dust jacket fair
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0304704881
ISBN-13:
9780304704880
Publisher:
Cassell

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This text presents a collection by one of the world's greatest jazz writers. An introduction and the following 13 essays draw together Gene Lees' observations on the craft of the arranger. Covering the field from big bands to films and studio backing singers, Lees brings his characteristic blend of personal and inside knowledge, keen reportage and trenchant criticism to bear on major figures in the development of large band writing.;His portrait of Miles Davis's arranger, Gil Evans, is one of the few essays written on this great composer, and the majority of the others have not been the subjects of indepth portraits. Other arrangers covered in the work include Les Brown, Bill Challis, Robert Farnon, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mandel, Billy May, Gerry Mulligan, Mel Powell and Kenny Wheeler.

Added value:
good copy, some weathering on pages, dust jacket fair
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0304704881
ISBN-13:
9780304704880
Publisher:
Cassell

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