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Let's get to the nitty gritty : the autobiography of Horace Silver

Author: Horace Silver; Philip Pastras
Publisher: Berkeley : Calif. ; London : University of California Press, impr. 2007.
Series: A Roth Family Foundation book on music in America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An autobiography of Horace Silver, composer, pianist, and band leader that takes us from his childhood in Norwalk, Connecticut, through his rise to fame as a musician in New York, to his comfortable  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Horace Silver; Horace Silver
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Silver; Philip Pastras
ISBN: 9780520253926 0520253922 0520243749 9780520243743
OCLC Number: 762277101
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
"Roth Family Foundation music in America imprint"--Prelims.
Discogr. p. 197-242. Bibliogr. p. 245-246. Index.
Description: 1 vol. (XVIII-264 p.-[12] p. de pl.) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Childhood --
Dreaming my dreams : teenage years --
Lady music and the messengers : early adult years --
The quintet --
Westward bound : middle years --
Off the merry-go-round : later years.
Series Title: A Roth Family Foundation book on music in America
Responsibility: Horace Silver ; edited, with afterword, by Phil Pastras ; foreword by Joe Zawinul.
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"Horace Silver stands as one of the last 'jazz giants' remaining from the incredible efflorescence of bebop-based music in the 1950s. For that reason alone his book would be an important Read more...

 
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