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By Nat Hentoff,Lewis Porter

ISBN-10: 0520261135

ISBN-13: 9780520261136

ISBN-10: 0520269810

ISBN-13: 9780520269811

Nat Hentoff, well known jazz critic, civil liberties activist, and fearless contrarian—"I’m a Jewish atheist civil-libertarian pro-lifer"—has lived via a lot of jazz’s heritage and has recognized lots of jazz’s most crucial figures, frequently as buddy and confidant. Hentoff has been a tireless suggest for the overlooked components of jazz historical past, together with forgotten sidemen and -women. This quantity contains his top fresh work—short essays, lengthy interviews, and private reminiscences. From Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong to Ornette Coleman and Quincy Jones, Hentoff brings the jazz greats to lifestyles and strains their artwork to gospel, blues, and plenty of different kinds of yank tune. At the Jazz Band Ball additionally contains Hentoff’s willing, cosmopolitan observations on quite a lot of concerns. The publication exhibits how jazz and schooling are a necessary partnership, how loose expression is the essence of liberty, and the way social justice concerns like health and wellbeing care and powerful civil rights and liberties hold the entire arts—and all individuals of society—strong.

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