Books by Stanley Crouch

Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A story rich in musical history and poignant with dramatic irony."
A veteran cultural critic and jazz historian tells the simultaneous stories of the rise of jazz and the emergence of one of its brightest comets, Charlie Parker (1920-1955). Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 9, 1998

A self-impressed, capriciously hit-and-miss collection of New York Daily News columns and longer thought pieces by jazz guru and social/cultural critic Crouch (The All-American Skin Game, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 13, 1995

"As innovative as jazz, as complex as a fugue, little that Crouch writes can be ignored. (Author tour)"
A remarkable collection of essays from one of our greatest black intellectuals and one of the country's noblest public citizens. Read full book review >