The Penguin Guide to Jazz on Compact Disc

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Penguin Books, 1998 - Music - 1745 pages
What was the line-up at John Coltrane's Village Vanguard sessions? What is John Zorn's most important contribution to contemporary jazz? When was Jelly Roll Morton recorded for the Library of Congress? Where can you find a complete set of Ella Fitzgerald's many songbook recordings? Leading critics Richard Cook and Brian Morton answer these and a myriad other questions in The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD -- the most comprehensive critical guide to jazz recordings available. Updated with revised artists' entries and thousands of additional CDs, the fourth edition includes:
-- listings for over 10,000 discs
-- musical and biographical details
-- full line-ups
-- accurate label and number details
-- authoritative critical ratings

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About the author (1998)

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

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