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Riding on a Blue Note: Jazz and American Pop
     

Riding on a Blue Note: Jazz and American Pop

by Gary Giddins
 

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RIDING ON A BLUE NOTE is an important collection by a major new voice in music criticism. Writing for the Village Voice since 1973, Gary Giddins has attracted a following that includes not only jazz enthusiasts but also pop music fans of every stripe. This volume brings together Giddins's best writings on the great names in jazz as well as on pop figures rarely

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RIDING ON A BLUE NOTE is an important collection by a major new voice in music criticism. Writing for the Village Voice since 1973, Gary Giddins has attracted a following that includes not only jazz enthusiasts but also pop music fans of every stripe. This volume brings together Giddins's best writings on the great names in jazz as well as on pop figures rarely treated seriously.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195032130
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/21/1982
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Giddins is a long-time columnist for the Village Voice and a preeminent jazz critic who received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award, and the Bell Atlantic Award for Visions of Jazz: The First Century in 1998. His other books include Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years, 1903-1940, which won the Ralph J.

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