New PDF release: An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh (Studies in

By Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

An Unsung Cat explores the lifestyles and tune of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. Safford Chamberlain follows the artist from his begin in adolescence bands just like the Hollywood Canteen teenagers and The Teen-Agers via his reports less than Lennie Tristano, his amazing enjoying of the Nineteen Fifties, his disappearance from public view within the Sixties, his re-emergence within the Seventies, and his belated popularity within the Nineteen Eighties as one of many most interesting tenor gamers of the post-World conflict II period. via interviews with the Marsh friends and family, Chamberlain bargains an within view of Marsh's inner most lifestyles, together with his struggles with drug abuse. particular research of exceptional performances enhances the non-public tale, whereas an largely researched discography and images exhibit the private and non-private face of this particular performer.

In addition to the booklet, Scarecrow is happy to provide a significant other compact disc, published by way of Storyville documents. The tracks at the CD supply a consultant sampling of Marsh's most sensible paintings, whereas offering a ancient review of his improvement, from the start music, "Apple Honey," that is a personal, low-fidelity tape from an NBC radio broadcast in 1945 of the Hoagy Carmichael express, to the ultimate tune, "Sweet and Lovely," captured months sooner than his loss of life in 1987.

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