Synopses & Reviews
This critically and commercially acclaimed tribute to the most popular jazz album of all time is now available in paperback. With transcriptions of the unedited session tapes; in-depth interviews with musicians; freshly discovered Columbia Records files; never-before-seen photographs; and a foreword by the last surviving member of the band, drummer Jimmy Cobb, Kind of Blue is a vital piece of music historyand will be essential for fans and scholars for years to come.
Now in paperback: "A small treasure" (The New Yorker) and the best-selling account of the creation of a jazz classic.
About the Author
Ashley Kahn is an award-winning journalist and radio essayist, and is the author of The House That Trane Built, and A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltranes Signature Album. He lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.