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The Infinity Sessions: Poems - Hummer, Terry
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In The Infinity Sessions, T. R. Hummer achieves a radical act of translation, creating poems that project the narrative of twentieth-century America implicit in the syncopated rhythms of jazz and blues. Hummer boldly stands up as a poet and rides with some of the obscure greats with whom he feels a deep kinship -- Jimmie Lunceford, Adrian Rollini, Big Maybelle Smith, and Sun Ra -- in a dazzling poetic cycle as melodic, surprising, and improvisational as the finest of jazz music.Showing readers that the musician's character ...

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The Infinity Sessions: Poems 2005, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807130667

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