THE PLEASURES OF JAZZ: Leading Performers on Their Lives, Their Music, Their Contemporaries.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Horizon Press, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes an overview of 20 years of jazz music and interviews or articles on 45 jazz musicians ranging from big bandsmen to combo leaders to vocalists, from the old masters to innovators. Included are Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Cleo Laine, John Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, Oliver Nelson, Sarah Vaughan, Eubie Blake, Earl Hines, Donald Byrd, Barney Bigard, Herbie Hancock, Charles Lloyd, Yusef Lateef, Marian McPartland, Lena Horne, Quincy Jones and more. Introduction by Benny Carter, illustrated with 27 photographs. 200 pp. ISBN: 0-818012145.
Condition: Near fine in a good dust jacket (chip to top edge of dj, creasing to front flap, edges)