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An unsung cat : the life and music of Warne Marsh

Author: Safford Chamberlain
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press ; [Place of publication not identified] : Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, 2005.
Series: Studies in jazz, no. 37.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I>An Unsung Cat explores the life and music of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. The book also offers an extensively researched discography and photographs that reveal the public and private face of this unique performer. A significant addition to the literature of jazz studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chamberlain, Safford, 1926-
Unsung cat.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press ; [S.l.] : Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, 2005
Named Person: Warne Marsh; Warne Marsh
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Safford Chamberlain
ISBN: 1461656427 9781461656425 1283617811 9781283617819
OCLC Number: 823867426
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Foreword / Gary Foster --
Foreword / Lewis Porter --
Private Marsh --
Tristano, guru extraordinaire --
Analysis of Warne Marsh's solo on "Marshmallow" ("Cherokee"), recorded June 28, 1949, Lee Konitz Quintet, New Jazz 807/Prestige 7004 / by Safford Chamberlain --
Hello Prez, goodbye Lennie --
Analysis of Warne Marsh's solo on "Broadway" recorded Dec. 21, 1956, Free Wheeling, Vanguard VRS 8515 / by Safford Chamberlain --
Analysis of Warne Marsh's solo on "I remember you," recorded Dec. 19, 1959, Warne Marsh : release record, send tape, Wave (E) LP-6 / by Rob Lockart --
Analysis of Warne Marsh solo on "Of love and things" ("Body and soul") recorded with the Kenny Drew Trio, April 21, 1980, Ornithology (Venus (J) TKCZ 79037) / by Safford Chamberlain --
Analysis of Warne Marsh's solo on "Black Jack" ("Blue Lou," aka "Casino"), recorded Oct. 24, 1956, A modern jazz gallery, Kapp KXL5001 / by Ted Brown --
"Body and soul" solo w/Joe Albany --
Analysis of Warne Marsh solo on "Body and soul," double-time section, recorded Fall 1957, Joe Albany : the right combination, Riverside RLP 12270 / by Ron Hoopes --
Analysis of Warne Marsh solo on "It could happen to you," recorded April 18-19, 1980, The Mitchell-Marsh Big Two : Hot House, Storyville LP-4092 / by Gary Foster --
List of persons interviewed --
Warne Marsh's recorded legacy.
Series Title: Studies in jazz, no. 37.
Responsibility: Safford Chamberlain.

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