Are just a series of short articles you can read in almost any AND DON T TO and on t have to too much about what order and Under Grand Hotel, Volume 02 don t have to worry too much about what you left off at What he has to say is interesting and written intelligently Itidn t meet my expectations because I was hoping for a story Ellington knew so many people in the jazz community over a long career and talks about many of them The book has its omissions so I was glad to read another biography as wellThis was a used library copy in very good condition I was pleased Received this book within a good time This is an old library hardback copy I love hardback and old library books It is used but not worn the pages are old but in excellent condition I would refer this vendor. Overs have come and gone but only my mistress stays he says He composed not only songs that all the world has sung but also suites sacred works music for stage and screen and symphonies This rich book the embodiment of the life and works of the Duke is replete with appendices listing singers arrangers lyricists and the symphony orchestras with whom the Duke played There is a book to own and cherish by all who love Jazz and the contributions made to it by the Duke.
Free ownload Music Is My Mistress (Da Capo Paperback)Arrived on time some pages ungluedthe editon thnk is not very strongbut i glued them brilliant He must have had a powerful team working the records them brilliant He must have had a powerful team working the records I could not o this unaided with my own biography Well written A ghold mine of info I am a Professor of Jazz at a Community College and I highly recommend this treasure of a book about America s best composer This book was a gift for a Im Squirrely! (The Nut Family, die hard jazz enthusiast He is halfway thru the book already and lovelovesloves it The condition of the book was just asescribed and the price was perfect Denise Wilson Pictures stories back stories musical notations it s all here in the Duke s voice Still the coolest superbly talented charismaticman ever. Music is my mistress and she plays second fiddle to no one This is the story of Duke Ellingtonthe story of Jazz itself Told in his own way in his own words a symphony written by the King of Jazz His story spans and efines a half century of modern musicThis man who created over 1500 compositions was as much at home in Harlems Cotton Club in the 20s as he was at a White House "birthday celebration in his honor in the 60s For Duke knew everyone and savored them " celebration in his honor in the 60s For Duke knew everyone and savored them Duke tells us about his life music and friends in
one of theof the best autobiographies I have ever read As a gentleman that he was he talks about most of performers of the age pointing out their ualities Besides being the great artist he is known for he was also an entrepreneur and a true leader of men A great candidate for a TED talk A great biography by a master musician who was a great representative of the USA though out the worldgreat book Duke Ellington wrote own master musician who was a great representative of the USA though out the worldgreat book Duke Ellington wrote How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America down few paragraphs about 100 or so people he met along the way For example you might get a whole pageescribing Johnny Hodge s personality and one interesting story about him Think of the book as something you read in the john There. Passionate about his music and the people who made music he counted as his friends hundreds of the musicians who changed the face of music throughout the world Bechet Basie Armstrong Lena Horne Ella Fitzgerald Sinatra to name a few of them Here are 100 photographs to give us an intimate view of Dukes worldhis family his friends his associatesWhat emerges most strongly in his commitment to music the mistress for whom he saves the fullest intensity of his passion ,#Best Autobiographies I Have #autobiographies I have read As a gentleman that he was he talks about most of