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Treat it gentle : an autobiography

Author: Sidney Bechet; Rudi Blesh
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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A legend on both the clarinet and the soprano saxophone, one of the most brilliant exponents of New Orleans jazz, Sidney Bechet (1897-1959) played with such fellow jazz legends as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Jelly Roll Morton. Here is his vivid story written in his own words. Expressive, frank, and hilarious, this classic in jazz literature re-creates a man, a music, and an era.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bechet, Sidney, 1897-1959.
Treat it gentle.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2002
(OCoLC)639601816
Named Person: Sidney Bechet; Sidney Bechet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Bechet; Rudi Blesh
ISBN: 0306811081 9780306811081
OCLC Number: 49631540
Notes: "A catalogue of the recordings of Sidney Béchet, compiled by David Myline" (p. 221-240).
Includes index.
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Sidney Bechet ; with a new preface by Rudi Blesh.

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