November 17, 2017

Download An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh (Studies in by Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster PDF

By Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

An Unsung Cat explores the lifestyles and song of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. Safford Chamberlain follows the artist from his commence in adolescence bands just like the Hollywood Canteen young ones and The Teen-Agers via his stories lower than Lennie Tristano, his really good enjoying of the Fifties, his disappearance from public view within the Nineteen Sixties, his re-emergence within the Nineteen Seventies, and his belated reputation within the Nineteen Eighties as one of many most interesting tenor avid gamers of the post-World conflict II period. via interviews with the Marsh friends and family, Chamberlain bargains an inside of view of Marsh's inner most existence, together with his struggles with drug abuse. distinct research of remarkable performances enhances the non-public tale, whereas an widely researched discography and pictures show the private and non-private face of this distinctive performer.

In addition to the booklet, Scarecrow is happy to provide a better half compact disc, published via Storyville documents. The tracks at the CD offer a consultant sampling of Marsh's top paintings, whereas delivering a old review of his improvement, from the start song, "Apple Honey," that is a personal, low-fidelity tape from an NBC radio broadcast in 1945 of the Hoagy Carmichael express, to the ultimate music, "Sweet and Lovely," captured months ahead of his dying in 1987.

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