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The house that Trane built : the story of Impulse Records

Author: Ashley Kahn
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Through the exciting and rapid changes of the 1960s and 1970s, Impulse Records was the sound of jazz tradition and the shape of jazz to come - edgy, soulful, and elegantly packaged. In The House That Trane Built, author Ashley Kahn recounts in layman-friendly terms the full story of this unusual and fascinating company, tracing its nearly two-decade arc of artistic triumphs and unlikely marketing coups. Leaning on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: John Coltrane; John Coltrane; John Coltrane; John Coltrane; John Coltrane; John Coltrane
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Kahn
ISBN: 0393058794 9780393058796
OCLC Number: 62732684
Description: viii, 338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The man behind the signature : Creed Taylor (1954-1961) --
The re-education of Bob Thiele (1961-1962) --
Intuition and Impulse (1963-1964) --
The new thing and Impulse (1965-1967) --
Between jazz and a hard place (1965-1967) --
Impulse after Trane (1967-1969) --
Impulse out west (1969-1975) --
The lives of a label ; the tenor of the time (1975-present).
Responsibility: Ashley Kahn.
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"Through the exciting and rapid changes of the 1960s and 1970s, Impulse Records was the sound of jazz tradition and the shape of jazz to come - edgy, soulful, and elegantly packaged. In The House That Trane Built, author Ashley Kahn recounts in layman-friendly terms the full story of this unusual and fascinating company, tracing its nearly two-decade arc of artistic triumphs and unlikely marketing coups. Leaning on extensive archival research and interviews with well over fifty musicians, industry executives, and producers. The House That Trane Built features over one hundred illustrations, as well as thirty-six album profiles detailing the inside stories of some of the most enduring jazz recordings of all time."--BOOK JACKET.

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