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Bass Line; The Stories And Photographs Of Milt Hinton - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Hinton, Milt & David Berger

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ISBN 10: 0877225184 / ISBN 13: 9780877225188
Published by Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A just about fine first edition in a little edge worn dust jacket with a couple of smaller tears. Signed by Milt "Judge" Hinton and dedicated to fellow jazz musician Arthur "Bud" Klauser. As evidenced with a small library stamp, from the Allison Library Bishop Gadsden, Charleston SC, the retirement home of Bud Klauser, where he passed away in 2011. Being a critical element of Jazz history, the book was brought to the 26th Annual Gibson Jazz Party September 1988 where more than 60 of the world's finest jazz musicians performed. This book contains snippets of the program and news article about the event charmingly affixed to the book and more than 50 signatures of the finest of the world's jazz players in the 1980s. The various signatures, sketches and dedications are predominantly on the first few pages with additional ones added near players' photographs across this book. A most fascinating and truly one a kind presentation; Milton John "Milt" Hinton, June 23, 1910 December 19, 2000, the "dean of bass players," has experienced the jazz world firsthand for more than five decades. This first person account of his life chronicles his early years in Vicksburg, Mississippi, growing up in Chicago's Southside, The New York City music scene through his successed in the 1980s First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 26745

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Title: Bass Line; The Stories And Photographs Of ...

Publisher: Temple University Press, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The author looks back on his career as a jazz musician and shares his photographs and impressions of the major jazz performers with whom he worked

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Experience the jazz world from the lens of Hinton's camera

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