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!'