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The Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in the 1001 Best Albums

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Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in 1001 Best Albums is an indispensable guide to the recordings that every fan should know. Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is firmly established as the world's leading guide to the music. In this book, Brian Morton has picked out 1001 essential recordings from their acclaimed guide, adding new information, revising and reassessing each entry, and showing how these key pieces tell the history of the music - and with it the history of the twentieth century. These are the essential albums that that all true jazz fans should own, or - at the very least - have listened to, from Kind of Blue to lesser-known classics and more surprising choices. Full of fascinating updated biographical information, new quotes and interviews and, of course, highly opinionated and wittily trenchant critical reviews, the result is an endlessly browsable companion that will prove required reading for aficionados and jazz novices alike.

Internally clean and bright. Minor shelf wear to cover.

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Author(s):
Cook, Richard and Morton, Brian
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
014104831X
ISBN-13:
9780141048314
Number of pages:
730
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
The Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in the 1001 Best Albums

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Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in 1001 Best Albums is an indispensable guide to the recordings that every fan should know. Richard Cook and Brian Morton's Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is firmly established as the world's leading guide to the music. In this book, Brian Morton has picked out 1001 essential recordings from their acclaimed guide, adding new information, revising and reassessing each entry, and showing how these key pieces tell the history of the music - and with it the history of the twentieth century. These are the essential albums that that all true jazz fans should own, or - at the very least - have listened to, from Kind of Blue to lesser-known classics and more surprising choices. Full of fascinating updated biographical information, new quotes and interviews and, of course, highly opinionated and wittily trenchant critical reviews, the result is an endlessly browsable companion that will prove required reading for aficionados and jazz novices alike.

Internally clean and bright. Minor shelf wear to cover.

Author(s):
Cook, Richard and Morton, Brian
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
014104831X
ISBN-13:
9780141048314
Number of pages:
730
Publisher:
Penguin
Title:
The Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in the 1001 Best Albums

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