The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD

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Penguin Books, 2002 - Music - 1730 pages
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'The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD' is now firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz, a mine of fascinating information and a source of insightful - often wittily trenchant - criticism. For this expanded sixth edition, Richard Cook and Brian Morton have reassessed each artist's entry and updated the text to incorporate thousands of additional CDs. The result is an endlessly browsable companion that will prove required reading for aficionados and jazz novices alike - Artist biographies ; Full line-ups given; Recording information provided along with details of labels and catalogue numbers; Authoritative critical ratings offered throughout ; Full index of artists.

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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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About the author (2002)

Richard Cook has contributed to NME, the Wire, and the Sunday Times(London).

Brian Morton is the author of a number of books, as well as a regular broadcaster and host of BBC Radio 3's Impressions.

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