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Ascension: John Coltrane and His Quest

Eric Nisenson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 298 pages
It is the summer of 1976 and Salvo Ursari, a man of retirement age, is walking on a taut wire strung between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center, almost fourteen ...
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Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

Eric Nisenson - Music - 2000 - 216 pages
Now in paperback: The first-ever biography of one of the legends of modern jazz, written with his full cooperation
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Blue: The Murder of Jazz

Eric Nisenson - Music - 1999 - 262 pages
Explores the modern era of jazz and presents the factors that are hurting this special art form in relation to its original style of the past. Reprint.
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Miles Davis

Ron Frankl - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 126 pages
A biography of the noted jazz trumpeter who got his start with Charlie Parker's quintet and gained fame performing at the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1955.
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So What: The Life of Miles Davis

John Szwed - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 496 pages
Based on interviews with family and friends that have only now seen the light of day, this illuminating account of the jazz great's life reveals the influence of Miles Davis's ...
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Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History

Ron Carter, Clark Terry, Lenny White, Greg Tate, Ashley Kahn, Robin D. G. Kelley - Music - 2012 - 224 pages
Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the world’s most popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. Davis is one of the most innovative ...
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Miles Davis

Brian Morton - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 170 pages
A compelling few hours' reading for anyone with an interest in 20th-century music.' Kenneth Clarke, The Daily Mail Miles Davis (1926-91) was one of the great jazz musicians ...
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