Verve: Sound Of America Book
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The entire story of jazz – from its earliest days in New Orleans to the 1970s and beyond – told through archival material from Verve the genre’s most important label. Verve signed practically every major jazz artist of the 1950s and 1960s and is home to some of the greatest music ever recorded. Charlie Parker Count Basie Billie Holiday Dizzy Gillespie Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald all released records through Verve. This superb new volume presents some of the rarest records and unseen ephemera from the label that helped define the world of jazz.
Authors: Richard Havers Herbie Hancock
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Dimensions: 27.70 x 21.60 cm