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The Making of Kind of Blue: Miles Davis and His Masterpiece

Eric Nisenson - Music - 2000 - 236 pages
A chronicle and analysis of the recording of "Kind of Blue," the influential jazz masterpiece of Miles Davis, draws from interviews and recordings to trace the birth of the ...
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Blue: The Murder of Jazz

Eric Nisenson - Music - 1999 - 262 pages
Explores the modern era of jazz and presents the factors that are hurting this special art form in relation to its original style of the past. Reprint.
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Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

Eric Nisenson - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 216 pages
Now in paperback: The first-ever biography of one of the legends of modern jazz, written with his full cooperation
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Ascension: John Coltrane and His Quest

Eric Nisenson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 298 pages
It is the summer of 1976 and Salvo Ursari, a man of retirement age, is walking on a taut wire strung between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center, almost fourteen ...
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Miles Davis

Ron Frankl - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 126 pages
A biography of the noted jazz trumpeter who got his start with Charlie Parker's quintet and gained fame performing at the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1955.
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Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History

Ron Carter, Clark Terry, Lenny White, Greg Tate, Ashley Kahn, Robin D. G. Kelley - Music - 2012 - 224 pages
Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the world’s most popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. Davis is one of the most innovative ...
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A Miles Davis reader

Bill Kirchner - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 273 pages
Interviews, essays, and other documents offer information about the life, work, and contributions of the innovative jazz trumpeter whose career stretched from the 1940s to the ...
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Miles Davis and American Culture

Gerald Lyn Early - Music - 2001 - 228 pages
Miles Davis and American Culture examines Davis in cultural context. In this new collection of a dozen essays, William Kenney explores the St. Louis jazz scene of Davis's youth ...
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