Quintet of the Year

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Aurum, 2002 - Concerts - 302 pages
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Geoffrey Haydon offers an illuminating glimp se into the lives of five of the 20th century''s greatest jaz z musicians. He tells the story of their incredible concert on the 15th of May 1953 in Toronto that spawned the classic album, Quintet of the Year. '

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Geoffrey Haydon began his career writing and producing music programmes for BBC radio, then moved to television. Films include "The Three Faces of Jazz, "The Friendly Invasion, "Satchmo at Seventy, "A Conversation with Duke Ellington, and "Stan Tracey Original. His 1992 film about the composer John Tavener won the Indies Award for Best Music and Arts Programme. Author of "John Tavener: Glimpses of Paradise, he lives in the United Kingdom.

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