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BeschreibungOne of the world's great tenor saxophonists, Sonny Rollins has always been committed to the fundamental truths of jazz, especially swing. He has managed to be consistently experimental and forward-looking, and he has recorded at least a dozen essential albums. Here, Richard Palmer charts Rollins's career in full.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Newk's Time: 1949-59 / 2. What's New? 1961-67 / 3. Horn Culture: The 1970s and Beyond / 4. Conclusions: Rollins as Saxophone Colossus / Three Rollins' Solos: St Thomas, I Know That You Know, Three Little Words (Transcriptions and commentary by Ken Rattenbury) / Discography
PortraitRichard Palmer is a jazz journalist and author of several books including Deceptions: The Work of Philip Larkin (2003). He is editor of A Jazz Odyssey by Oscar Peterson (Continuum, 2002)
Pressestimmen'A well-researched analysis written in a persuasive and yet conversational style... A comprehensive, scholarly and thoroughly absorbing exploration of Rollins's life and music, cogently argued throughout. - Jazz Journal International; 'Pinpoints the general nature and particular details of Rollins's earlier triumphs and identifies the variable qualities of his later work... a stimulating read. - Jazzwise; 'An indispensable appraisal of the work of the saxophone master.' - Jazz UK
Untertitel: Rev. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC US
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten