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Artie Shaw: His Life and Music by John White

John Whites biography of Artie Shaw will amaze you with this jazz legend's life and times and music an indepth look at what Shaw did and created with his music. There is only one Artie Shaw when it comes to the clarinet and at this point in time no other performer has come close to approaching his techniques.

As a bandleader and performer Shaw overtook his rival Benny Goodman and it is estimated today that Shaw's career recording sales total more than 100 million copies. Handsome dashing and with a touch of wry humor Artie Shaw became a legend in the music world. He also wrote novels and other works.

What this book does is give a balanced study of the jazz great complete with commentaries and photographs. If you don"t have this book yet get a copy and settle back for a great reading adventure. If your Public Library does not own a copy have it order one for its reading patrons.

A fine full study of Shaw this biography is must reading for any person who loves jazz music and its performers. Well-written this topnotch biography is highly recommended.'At last, a full-scale biography of one of the worlds great jazz legends Artie Shaw! This is one that will light up your evening for reading!'

Additional Info

  • Book Title: Artie Shaw: His Life and Music
  • Author: John White
  • Publisher: Continuum
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Book Type:: Biography
  • ISBN: 826469159
  • Rating: Five Stars
  • Number of Pages: 223
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