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Synopsis: Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington is recognized as one of the great composers and orchestra leaders of the twentieth century. To understand Ellington's genius, jazz scholars, collectors, and fans must rely on the phonograph record, the most accurate testimony of the strength of his work. Duke Ellington: A Listener's Guide provides jazz scholars, specialists, and novice and experienced listeners with a detailed, critical commentary on this jazz master's recordings from 1924 to 1974. The guide begins with a brief overview of the artist and explores the complexity and unending creativity of his music. The chapters follow in a chronological sequence covering identifiable stages in output and list essential Ellingtonia. Collectors will especially appreciate the guide to the French RCA Works of Duke Ellington Volumes 14-17. The appendixes include a bibliography, a comprehensive discography listing both LPs and CDs, and a list of Ellington musicians with the dates of their membership in the band.
About the Author: This book was the last work of Eddie Lambert one of the world's foremost Ellington experts, who died in 1987. Planned as his definitive contribution to Ellington studies, it now stands as a tribute to a fine scholar. Over a 30-year writing career, Eddie had written numerous articles for periodicals such as Jazz Monthly, Jazz and Blues, Coda, and Jazz Journal.
Title: Duke Ellington: A Listener's Guide (Studies ...
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: very good
Book Description Scarecrow Press, U.S.A., 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Clean bright text, tight binding, light staining to edges of text block, in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. Protective sleeve included. Bookseller Inventory # 1379B
Book Description Scarecrow Press, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020810831619
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