Let's Get to the Nitty Gritty: The Autobiography of Horace Silver

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Horace Silver is one of the last giants remaining from the incredible flowering and creative extension of bebop music that became known as 'hard bop' in the 1950s. This freewheeling autobiography of the great composer, pianist, and band leader takes us from his childhood in Norwalk, Connecticut, through his rise to fame as a musician in New York, to his comfortable life 'after the road' in California. During that time, Silver composed an impressive repertoire of tunes that have become standards and recorded a number of ...

Let's Get to the Nitty Gritty: The Autobiography of Horace Silver 2007, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520253926

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Let's Get to the Nitty Gritty: The Autobiography of Horace Silver 2006, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520243743

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