This annotated discography and biographical source book also comes with a cassette tape of selected broadcast performances (1936-1945) of this famous jazz violin virtuoso. Weighing in at almost 350 pages, the discography also includes numerous black-and-white photographs. DESERT SANDS is part of a special "limited edition" package which includes a supplement titled UP JUMPED THE DEVIL, editied by Anthony Barnett. UP JUMPED THE DEVIL offers almost 100 pages of interviews with musicians who played and travelled with Smith, many pages of corrections and additions to DESERT SANDS, and more photographs. Currently SPD sells Desert Sands, Up Jumped the Devil and the cassette as a single item, at the single price of $75.00. Unfortunately we cannot break up this limited edition set at this time.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Allardyce Book, Lewes, 1995. Limpback. Book Condition: Good. 1st UK Edition. Grey cover & white cover. Covers somewhat stained (see photo) else internally clean & unmarked. An annotated discography & biographical source book of the American Jazz/Swing/Bebop violinist Hezekiah Leroy Gordon (Stuff) Smith 1909-1967. 350 pages in the main volume, 95 pages in the 1998 Supplement "Up Jumped the Devil." Over 100 illustrations, music scores etc. Note this set does NOT include the audio cassette issued with first publication of Desert Sands, but bulletins & addenda are included. Size: 29cm (11.5"). Bookseller Inventory # 002980