Item #238301 Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation. Eric Nisenson.

Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

St Martins Pr, March 2000. First Edition. Cloth. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #238301
ISBN: 0312253303

Sonny Rollins is one of jazz's great innovators, arguably the most influential tenor saxophonist, along with John Coltrane, in the history of modern jazz. He began his musical career at the age of eleven, and within five short years he was playing with the legendary Thelonious Monk. In the late forties, before his twenty-first birthday, Rollins was in full swing, recording with jazz luminaries such as Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Miles Davis, and he was hailed as the best jazz tenor man alive in the mid-fifties. Still active today, Rollins and his compelling sound reach a whole new generation of listeners with his eagerly anticipated live appearances. Now renowned jazz writer Eric Nisenson provides a long-overdue look at one of jazz's brightest, and most enduring, stars.

First/first U.S. in dustjacket. Black paper covered boards with blue lettering, Clean, sound. No markings.

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