Synopses & Reviews
Joe Barth has offered us what is arguably the most thoroughly researched book on jazz guitar ever published. Barths methodical approach to interviewing jazz guitar icons is highly impressive and his ability to maintain the easy rapport with each artist is masterful. The roster of musicians gathered in this volume reflects Barths rare insight regarding how the jazz artist, instrument, and industry are inextricably linked. Undoubtedly, this book is a great addition to jazz guitar canon and is easily a must-have for every aspiring jazz musician who is serious about out great American art form.