This work chronicles a famous and influential jazz label, Blue Note Records, from its beginnings to the present day. It covers the label's development, its rise and fall, and its rebirth under the EMI umbrella. There is also an analysis of all the major records released throughout the years.
Miles Davis On and Off Record. Britain's greatest writer about jazz does for Miles Davis what Ian MacDonald did for the Beatles in his critical and commercially acclaimed 'Revolution in the Head'. It is a must have for Miles' multitude of fans.
A guide to recorded jazz, which offers information and criticism. It reviews 14,000 CDs and includes over 400 artist listings.
Now firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz, this is an endlessly browsable companion for aficionados and jazz novices alike. For this completely revised eighth edition, Richard Cook and Brian Morton have reassessed each artist's entry and updated the text to incorporate thousands of additional CDs.