Search Results: "Wynton Marsalis"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2012

"Loud and clear, the creators show how tuning into everyday sounds can inspire music. Clap, clap, CLAP! (Picture Book. 3-7)"
Marsalis and Rogers, who collaborated on the scintillating Jazz ABZ (2005), reunite for this sonic celebration for the younger crowd. Read full book review >

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POETRY
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Yeahhhh. (Poetry. YA)"
At last: a jazz book that thrillingly, exhilaratingly, palpitatingly gets it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Marsalis is a lot more appealing when he gets off his soapbox and concentrates on extolling (with considerable eloquence) the music he loves."
Marsalis writes as elegantly as he plays the trumpet, so fans will doubtless enjoy his atmospheric musings on playing jazz across America, nicely complemented by photographer/filmmaker Stewart's glamorously black-and-white photos. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BRANFORD MARSALIS by Bob Bernotas
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"End notes; index; source list; chronology and discography (through early 1994); 12 full-page b&w photos (not seen). (Biography. 12-15)"
A dry but serviceable look at the career of the oldest Marsalis brother, currently enjoying an enviable gig as musical director of the Tonight show. Read full book review >

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THIRTEEN by Richard K. Morgan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2007

"Phillip K. Dick did it better. And much more succinctly."
Future thriller noir from the Scotland-resident author of various paperbacks (Market Forces, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >