Artie Shaw, King of the Clarinet
His Life and Times
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ISBN10: 0393340104 ISBN13: 9780393340105 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: May 16 2011 Pages: 430 Weight: 0.82lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Tom Nolan, who interviewed Shaw between 1990 and his death in 2004 and spoke with one hundred of his colleagues and contemporaries, captures Shaw and his era with candor and sympathy, bringing the master to vivid life and restoring him to his rightful place in jazz history. Originally published in hardcover under the title Three Chords for Beauty's Sake.