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BLACK MUSIC. Four Lives.

Spellman, A. B.

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ISBN 10: 0805202811 / ISBN 13: 9780805202816
Published by Schocken Books:, 1973
Condition: Very Good Soft cover

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First published in 1970, this book this the third printing from 1973, 241 pages. "This book tells what it means to be a black artist in American today. The author in four profiles based on many hours of tape-recorded interviews, takes us deep inside the jazz culture. The four musicans are Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman, Herbie Nichols and Jackie McLean." VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER, signed by A. B. Spellman. Alfred B. Spellman, is an African-American poet, music critic, music historian, arts administrator, and author. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 017755

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Title: BLACK MUSIC. Four Lives.

Publisher: Schocken Books:

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

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Pages clean & unmarked; binding is good. Covers show average shelf wear. Tanning to page edges from age. Fine reading/reference copy. '70 paperback. 241pp. Interviews with African-American jazz musicians circa 1970. Thanks for visiting Sunnydale Books.

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