Jazz John Szwed So What

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So What

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Miles Davis was one of the crucial influences in the development of modern jazz. He regularly changed styles, leaving his impact on a series of forms of jazz. This book tells the story of his childhood, his depressions and his relationship with heroin.

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John Szwed is Professor of Music, Anthropology, African-American Studies and American Studies at Yale University, and author of Space is the Place, a biography of the jazz musician Sun-Ra.

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"Entertainment Weekly"

Fascinating....Szwed offers a thoughtful retelling of Davis' life.



Eric Nisenson

"Down Beat"

No writer has portrayed the complexity of Davis the man and the connection between that complexity and the music he played as well as Szwed does.



"Entertainment Weekly"Fascinating....Szwed offers a thoughtful retelling of Davis' life.

Eric Nisenson"Down Beat"No writer has portrayed the complexity of Davis the man and the connection between that complexity and the music he played as well as Szwed does.

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