An Unsung Cat: The Life and Music of Warne Marsh (Studies in by Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

By Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

An Unsung Cat explores the existence and tune of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. Safford Chamberlain follows the artist from his commence in adolescence bands just like the Hollywood Canteen childrens and The Teen-Agers via his reports lower than Lennie Tristano, his wonderful enjoying of the Fifties, his disappearance from public view within the Nineteen Sixties, his re-emergence within the Seventies, and his belated reputation within the Eighties as one of many most interesting tenor gamers of the post-World struggle II period. via interviews with the Marsh friends and family, Chamberlain bargains an within view of Marsh's inner most existence, together with his struggles with drug abuse. precise research of exceptional performances enhances the non-public tale, whereas an generally researched discography and pictures demonstrate the private and non-private face of this specific performer.

In addition to the publication, Scarecrow is happy to provide a spouse compact disc, published through Storyville files. The tracks at the CD offer a consultant sampling of Marsh's top paintings, whereas offering a ancient evaluate of his improvement, from the start song, "Apple Honey," that is a personal, low-fidelity tape from an NBC radio broadcast in 1945 of the Hoagy Carmichael convey, to the ultimate tune, "Sweet and Lovely," captured months earlier than his dying in 1987.

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