Artie Shaw: A Musical Biography and Discography (Studies in by Shaw Artie,Artie Shaw

By Shaw Artie,Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw, the realm recognized clarinet-playing bandleader who turned renowned throughout the Swing period, used to be immersed within the track enterprise as a performer for 30 years, from the summer time of 1924, whilst he started to research saxophone, until eventually the summer time of 1954, whilst he stopped acting. this era of task is the focal point of this musical biography and discography, an in depth account of Shaw's musical profession and recorded output.

The e-book starts with a precis of Shaw's occupation within the contexts of jazz historical past and social surroundings, then strikes into extra element. The chronologically prepared sections, mirroring each one section of his profession, comprise modern stories and interview rates to create an insightful narrative. The discography lists all recognized recordings and is break away the textual content to facilitate effortless reference. contains appendixes and index.

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