Born on September 17, 1938, Perry Robinson became a living legend with his performances on jazz clarinet, and his autobiography PERRY ROBINSON: THE TRAVELER covers his remarkable career which spans over 40 years. Co-authored with Florence Wetzel, this book is a delight to read. It contains many photographs in its 413 pages.
Included are Michael Fitzgeralds selected discography and an index. Each chapter heading contains a title. There are topics such as "The School of Jazz in Lenox Massachusetts" "Spain" "Archie Shepp" "Annette Peacock" "Buddy DeFranco" "Magic" "Numerology" "Ray Haining" "Psychic Period" "Darius Brubeck" "Alan Watts" "Allen Ginsberg (Bob Dylan too)" "The Traveler and Kundalini" "Thoughts on the Sixties" "Baba Ganesh" "Ginger Baker" "Robert Palmer" "The Spirits" "Sonny Rollins" among many many others. Each entry is an intriguing and revealing reading.
If you are looking for a well-written and entertaining book concerning the world of jazz music PERRY ROBINSON: THE TRAVELER is one exciting reading experience. A memorable reading adventure this book holds your attention and is a genuine true page-turner. Excellent.'For those of you who enjoy great jazz clarinet performances, this autobiography of Perry Robinson will be a remarkable reading adventure and an in-depth look at a jazz clarinet player with musical integrity who did it his way! This is a reading feast, full of information and remembrances.