Books by Eric Nisenson

Released: Nov. 11, 2000

"Disappointing and exasperating: a magazine article with acres of hot air blown into it."
Jazz biographer Nisenson (Blue, 1997) traces the history of a pivotal jazz recording. Read full book review >
BLUE by Eric Nisenson
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"This book certainly isn't it."
Nisenson (Ascension: John Coltrane and His Quest, 1993, etc.) adds another voice to the increasingly shrill debate on the future of jazz and the role of Wynton Marsalis and his friends in that future. Read full book review >
ASCENSION by Eric Nisenson
Released: Dec. 3, 1993

"Coltrane'' than any other musician—but, unfortunately, he, too, generates more hot air than light."
An adulatory account of the musical achievements of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane. Read full book review >