All Music Guide to Jazz

All Music Guide to Jazz

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Covers more than eighteen thousand recordings and more than 1, 700 musicians from across the jazz spectrum and includes a history of the different types of jazz, the evolution of jazz instruments, and essays on styles.... symbolic language used to express the nature of the Universe, aquot; and it goes much deeper as his extensive liner notes attest. ... Dynasty, and the Count Basic band when it was under Thad Jonesa#39; leadership (1985-1986), but fame managed to elude him. ... The typically impressive Blue Note lineup (which includes Leo Wright on alto and flute, tenor saxophonist Joe ... trumpeter John Anderson, pianist Gerald Wiggins, guitarist Jimmy Hall and bassist Curtis Councea€” if one substitutesanbsp;...

Title:All Music Guide to Jazz
Author:Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Publisher:Backbeat Books - 2002


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