Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from 1919 to Now

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This is a collection of more than 150 excerpts from books, journals, magazines and newspapers, creating an anthology of essays about jazz - the life and the music. Dividing the book into three sections - "Autobiography", "Reportage" and "Criticism", Robert Gottlieb also provides an overall introduction and a brief preface to each piece. There are first-person narratives by Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Billie Holliday, Charles Mingus, Charlie Parker, Jelly Roll Morton and Fats Waller. There is journalism about musicians ...

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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from 1919 to Now
1999, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679781110

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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage and Criticism from 1919 to Now
1997, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747533368

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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from 1919 to Now
1996, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679442516

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