Very Good+ Dust Jacket Included. Book Handsome oversized volume. Prose-poems exploring the world of jazz, written by the famous editor of Metronome magazine Tracey Sugarman drawings. very good+, good+ dj w/ chips, gray cloth spine w/ purple boards 95 pgs.
Sugarman, Tracy. Very good. Black & white illustrations by Tracy Sugarman. 95pp. 4to, cloth-backed boards; faded. (New York): Simon & Schuster, 1961. Inscribed by the author "To Harry (Belafonte), Who has so much of the feeling of jazz and understands so well! George."
Tracy Sugarman. Very Good. Inscription on the front free endpaper reads 'To Lynn-with warmest and best wishes! Tracy Sugarman' Clean, no markings. Dust jacket shows signs of wear, chipping to the edges and spine, tears, pieces missing. Dust jacket is in a protective cover. 95 pages.
Dust Jacket Included. Illustrated by Tracy Sugarman. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1961. First edition. Interesting and very human portrait of the jazz life and experience as told through fictional composite characters of living jazz musicians that the author has known. A writer and record producer, and author of the landmark book "The Big Bands" (1967), Simon was also a drummer who played a large part in the formation of Glenn Miller's Orchestra and later served as editor-in-chief of Metronome magazine. Jacket lightly rubbed and edgeworn, with a one-inch tear to top of front panel and two short tears with associated faint creasing to top of rear panel; otherwise very good.
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