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Experience the inspiration and joy of creation and performance in Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life, an intimate portrait of a unique artist and his audience. Set in the studio, on the stage, and in great cities and small towns across the country, this book captures life on the road for Marsalis and his musicians, evoking its ritual and renewal, energy and spirituality. Describing the art of improvisation, the book's two voices mirror the interplay at the heart of jazz. "On the road and on the bandstand," Marsalis writes, "something great may happen at any moment, something that might even change your life." Alternately luminous and boisterous, often poignant, and always passionate, Marsalis and Vigeland's extraordinary dialogue is a must for fans, musicians, and anyone curious about America's only indigenous art form.

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Set in the studio, on the stage, and in great cities and small towns across the country, this book captures life on the road for Marsalis and his musicians, evoking the ritual and renewal, energy and spirituality. 6 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306810336
Author:
Marsalis, Wynton
Author:
Vigeland, Carl
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Brass
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
Family/Interpersonal Memoir
Subject:
General Music
Edition Description:
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Series Volume:
no. 01-03-015
Publication Date:
20010606
Binding:
HC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.51x5.84x.96 in. .94 lbs.

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