Author and jazz authority Tom Piazza presents 50 of the finest and most distinctive notes from the beginning of the genre, in the 1940s, through the present. A mosiac history of jazz as seen through the occasions of its signal recordings and the sensibilities of some of its foremost observers, this book is one of the most lively collection sof jazz writing ever assembled.

Setting the Tempo 1996, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385480000

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