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Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century

Read "Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century" reviewed by Joel Roberts

Gary Giddins Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century Oxford University Press ISBN: 0-19-515607-2 2004

Gary Giddins' “Weather Bird column in the Village Voice was required reading for New York jazz buffs for years. Equal parts critic, booster and history teacher, as well as a stylish writer, Giddins offered an indispensable one-stop guide to the city's jazz scene. His latest book, a follow-up to his acclaimed Visions of Jazz, ...

BOOK REVIEW

Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century

Read "Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century" reviewed by John Kelman

Gary Giddins Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century Oxford University Press ISBN: 0-19-515607-2 2004

There is an indescribable joy in finding writers who not only know how to cleverly turn a phrase, but who truly understand how to imbue their writing with personality, life and a personal perspective that makes a reader want to keep coming back for more. Jazz writer Gary Giddins is such writer. A long-time ...


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