Blue Note Records: The Biography

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Justin, Charles & Co., 2004 - Music - 288 pages
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Blue Note Records is the first full history of the most noted label in jazz. Cook lingers with record-collector zeal in analyzing everything from Sidney Bechet's 78s to Norah Jones' recent chart-topper. Insightful scenes abound.

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If one record label is synonymous with jazz of the 1950s and 1960s, it's Blue Note, whose back catalog includes no less than Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. Cook ... Read full review

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Richard Cook is the former editor of the "Wire" and is currently the editor of the leading UK jazz magazine, "Jazz Review," He is the coauthor of "The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings,

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