Download e-book for iPad: An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh (Studies in by Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

By Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

ISBN-10: 0810853507

ISBN-13: 9780810853508

An Unsung Cat explores the lifestyles and track of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. Safford Chamberlain follows the artist from his begin in adolescence bands just like the Hollywood Canteen children and The Teen-Agers via his experiences below Lennie Tristano, his terrific taking part in of the Fifties, his disappearance from public view within the Sixties, his re-emergence within the Nineteen Seventies, and his belated attractiveness within the Nineteen Eighties as one of many best tenor gamers of the post-World conflict II period. via interviews with the Marsh friends and family, Chamberlain bargains an within view of Marsh's inner most existence, together with his struggles with drug abuse. targeted research of exceptional performances enhances the non-public tale, whereas an broadly researched discography and images display the private and non-private face of this exact performer.

In addition to the ebook, Scarecrow is happy to supply a better half compact disc, published through Storyville documents. The tracks at the CD supply a consultant sampling of Marsh's top paintings, whereas supplying a old evaluation of his improvement, from the start music, "Apple Honey," that is a personal, low-fidelity tape from an NBC radio broadcast in 1945 of the Hoagy Carmichael exhibit, to the ultimate music, "Sweet and Lovely," captured months sooner than his demise in 1987.

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