The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings

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Penguin, 2006 - Music - 1534 pages
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14,000 CDs reviewed
2,000 New discs in this edition
More than 500 new artist listings
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is now firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz. For this eighth edition Richard Cook and Brian Morton have once again reassessed and updated each entry. Whether you're looking for the best new CDs or finding out which are the essential jazz albums for downloading, this book is the perfect companion. It is a mine of information and a source of insightful, witty, trenchant criticism that is required reading for jazz aficionados and novices alike.

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Cook and Morton have authored this biennial guide to currently available jazz CDs from the first edition, and they continue to provide the pithy, insightful reviews their readers have come to expect ... Read full review

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Penguin has a long history of producing music reference paperbacks, many of which are updated annually. This guide maintains the format of the 1992 original, incorporating thousands of new albums ... Read full review

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Richard Cook, former editor of the Wire, now edits Jazz Review and contributes to many other publications.

Brian Morton is a freelance writer and longtime broadcaster for BBC Radio.

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