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Waiting for Dizzy: 14 Jazz Portraits
By Gene Lees and Terry Teachout (foreword by)
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Publisher Cooper Square Pub
Publication date April 1, 2000
Pages 251
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780815410379
ISBN-10 0815410379
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.68 lbs.
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Lyricist, essayist, and music historian, Lees draws on his encyclopedic knowledge and a lifetime experience to present an entertaining and informative account of jazz and its artists, both celebrated and neglected. There is fresh insight into the lives and work of an eclectic group of jazz artistes from Bix Beiderbecke to Dizzy Gillespie, from swing to bebop, from 1920s to 1990s. Lees provides vivid portraits that of seminal arranger Bill Challis, trombonist Spiegle Wilcox, alto saxophonist Bud Shank, and the gifted and tragic guitarist Emily Remler, one of jazz's few female musicians.

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9780815410379 | details & prices | 251 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $17.95
About: Lyricist, essayist, and music historian, Lees draws on his encyclopedic knowledge and a lifetime experience to present an entertaining and informative account of jazz and its artists, both celebrated and neglected.

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