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By Morroe Berger

This amazing two-volume paintings was once hailed as a milestone of jazz literature while it used to be initially released in 1982. interpreting either his musical and cultural value, the authors current the lifestyles and occupation of Benny Carter, the most vital and flexible figures in jazz. up to now 20 years, Carter, in his eighties and nineties, persevered to extend his musical realm. during this new version, Edward Berger has introduced the remarkable Carter saga into the recent millennium, including insider money owed of excursions, significant live shows, recordings, and different exact occasions. additionally, the hot paintings finds extra of the reticent Carter's complicated personality and perspectives, gleaned from enormous quantities of hours of interviews and conversations. The accompanying annotated discography, probably the most finished ever dedicated to the paintings of a unmarried musician, has been completely revised and up to date. Dozens of latest and formerly unpublished images were further.

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