Authors & Events
Aug 19, 2009
| ISBN 9780307487605
Aug 19, 2009 | ISBN 9780307487605
A collection of essays, biographical profiles, and critical analyses by one of the twentieth century’s leading jazz writers includes commentary on the work of jazz entertainers, including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, and Louis Armstrong, as well as assessment of the role of jazz in contemporary culture and its influence on modern music.
Dan Morgenstern was raised in Vienna and Copenhagen, and moved to the United States in 1947. A prominent jazz critic and historian, he has been the editor of several prestigious jazz publications, including Metronome, Jazz, and DownBeat. Morgenstern has won six Grammy… More about Dan Morgenstern
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