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Coltrane : the story of a sound

Author: Ben Ratliff
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A study of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane and his musical development looks for the sources of power in Coltrane's music and examines his important influence and legacy in shaping the course of modern jazz music.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biographie
Biography
Named Person: John Coltrane; John Coltrane; John Coltrane; John Coltrane
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Ratliff
ISBN: 9780374126063 0374126062
OCLC Number: 82172840
Description: xxi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1 --
1. Who's Willie Mays? --
2. Not much happens --
3. Prestige --
4. Theory-mad --
5. Vanguard --
6. Two concepts going --
7. Best good --
pt. 2 --
8. The style of --
9. Spiritual --
10. You must die --
11. Dark days --
12. Syllabus --
Notes --
Sources and acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Ben Ratliff.
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A study of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane and his musical development looks for the sources of power in Coltrane's music and examines his important influence and legacy in shaping the course of modern jazz music.

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