RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 45558822 LA English T1 Living with music : Ralph Ellison's jazz writings A1 Ellison, Ralph., O'Meally, Robert G.,, PB Modern Library PP New York YR 2001 SN 0679640347 9780679640349 AB "Before Ralph Ellison became one of America's greatest writers, he was a musician and a student of jazz. The author of Invisible Man wrote widely and brilliantly on his favorite music for more than fifty years, immersing himself in the lives and works of America's musicians, some of whom were his close friends. Ellison is, in fact, perhaps the most important jazz analyst we have. In Living with Music, celebrated jazz authority Robert G. O'Meally has collected the very best of Ellison's writings on this subject - each selection vibrant, insightful, and bursting with Ellison's love of the music - in this unique and original anthology."--BOOK JACKET.