"Jazz Anecdotes" (2005) Book Review by Top Papers

"Jazz Anecdotes" (2005)
A review of Bill Crow's "Jazz Anecdotes".
# 135884 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (American) , Music Studies (Blues, Jazz)


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The paper relates that Bill Crow, the author of "Jazz Anecdotes", is a musician who plays the bass in jazz bands and has written many articles for jazz magazines over the years. The paper posits that this would seem to make him particularly qualified to compile this large book of entertaining and often very humorous stories told by dozens of well-known and not so well-known jazz musicians over a period of decades.

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"Bill Crow, the author of "Jazz Anecdotes", is a musician who plays the bass in jazz bands and has written many articles for jazz magazines over the years, which would seem to make him particularly qualified to compile this large book of entertaining and often very humorous stories told by dozens of well-known and not so well-known jazz musicians over a period of decades. Crow notes in his preface that although most of the stories are humorous, they are not the type of humor sometimes made at the expense of musicians by outsiders, which he says are not much appreciated by the musicians themselves. Instead, these stories involve what is often a..."

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