Jazz Heritage

Jazz Heritage

by Martin Williams
     
 

Jazz Heritage brings together twenty years' of reviews, musicians' profiles, and critical essays by the renowned critic Martin Williams. This companion volume to the prize-winning The Jazz Tradition includes profiles of great performers at work in studios and clubs, "liner notes" for many classic recordings, and Williams's acclaimed critical essays on the

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Overview

Jazz Heritage brings together twenty years' of reviews, musicians' profiles, and critical essays by the renowned critic Martin Williams. This companion volume to the prize-winning The Jazz Tradition includes profiles of great performers at work in studios and clubs, "liner notes" for many classic recordings, and Williams's acclaimed critical essays on the artistry of Charlie Parker, Cecil Taylor, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald, and others. Consistently eye-opening and original, these pieces are essential reading for jazz musicians, students, scholars, and fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195050714
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/14/1987
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author:
Martin Williams is the author of TV: The Casual Art and Where's the Melody? His articles have appeared in such publications as The Village Voice, Saturday Review, and The New York Times.

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