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Selections from the Gutter: Jazz Portraits from the Jazz Record (Signed)

Hodes, Art; and Chadwick Hansen

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ISBN 10: 0520029992 / ISBN 13: 9780520029996
Published by University Of California Press, Berkeley, 1977
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. SIGNED and warmly inscribed by Art Hodes on front free endpage. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in gift-giving condition, crisp and clean, with a whisper of wear to jacket. Photo illustrations. 8vo. 233 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 79166

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Title: Selections from the Gutter: Jazz Portraits ...

Publisher: University Of California Press, Berkeley

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition

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From the Jacket Flap: "Art Hodes/Music Man: so reads the business card handed out by the tall pianist. And 'music man' he has been ever since he learned to play 'two-fisted' piano as a kid on Chicago's South Side. One of the great band pianists, Art Hodes has known and played with all the top names in jazz. In the mid 'forties, after a successful stint on a radio (WNYC, New York's municipal radio station), he began a magazine called 'The Jazz Record.' Hodes persuaded many of his friends to come to his office and dictate autobiographical articles. The result is an important body of oral history, the best of which, gathered in the present volume, forms an impressive composite portrait of the mid-century jazz musician...."

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