Rhythm Man: Fifty Years in Jazz

Rhythm Man: Fifty Years in Jazz

by Steve Jordan
     
 

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This book is an insider's account of the creative world of jazz by the great rhythm guitarist Steve Jordan. Few musicians have worked with such a wide variety of famous jazz players as Jordan. He was guitarist with the bands of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Stan Kenton, and Boyd Raeburn, among others, and his crisp, unamplified guitar playing has supported many other… See more details below

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This book is an insider's account of the creative world of jazz by the great rhythm guitarist Steve Jordan. Few musicians have worked with such a wide variety of famous jazz players as Jordan. He was guitarist with the bands of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Stan Kenton, and Boyd Raeburn, among others, and his crisp, unamplified guitar playing has supported many other musicians, including Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, Roy Eldridge, Vic Dickenson, and many more.

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Rhythm guitar great Jordan shares his memories of the musicians and their world, from his roots in the swing era prior to WWII and the big band era after the war, and continuing into the 1980s. Includes a selected discography of Jordan's most important recordings, and 16 pages of b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780472082025
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
06/15/1993
Series:
The Michigan American Music Series
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.58(d)

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