Kind of Blue

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Da Capo Press, 2001 - Music - 222 pages
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This critically and commercially acclaimed tribute to the most popular jazz album of all time is now available in paperback. With transcriptions of the unedited session tapes; in-depth interviews with musicians; freshly discovered Columbia Records files; never-before-seen photographs; and a foreword by the last surviving member of the band, drummer Jimmy Cobb, Kind of Blue is a vital piece of music history—and will be essential for fans and scholars for years to come.
 

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Review: Kind Of Blue: The Making Of The Miles Davis Masterpiece

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Solid and informative read about the creation of a classic jazz album. Lots of wonderful details to eat up if you are a fan of jazz. I can't really find a flaw with this book, other than that there is ... Read full review

Review: Kind Of Blue: The Making Of The Miles Davis Masterpiece

User Review  - Victoria Moore - Goodreads

I don't remember the first time I heard "Kind Of Blue", or how many times I've listened to it since, but I do know it's become my favorite jazz album. A funny thing happened the last time i listened ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Ashley Kahn is an award-winning journalist and radio essayist, and is the author of The House That ’Trane Built, and A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album. He lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

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