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Bucky Pizzarelli: A Life in Music

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For more than half a century, John "Bucky" Pizzarelli has been a part of the fraternity of musicians who have kept mainstream and traditional jazz alive. The lists of big bands and vocalists with whom Bucky has performed and recorded reads like a veritable Who's Who of Jazz. This 208 page book offers a brief history of the jazz guitar, a generous dose of biographical ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published January 15th 2008 by Mel Bay Publications (first published April 1st 1998)
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Nov 17, 2012 Mark rated it it was ok
Shelves: music, new-york
This book is the epitome of bad writing. I'm somewhat shocked that an editor let this slip through to print in this condition.

Terence Ripmaster is a history professor in New Jersey, and was at one point the president of the New Jersey Jazz Association...so there's no arguing that the man doesn't know his stuff. However, knowing a lot, and being able to get that knowledge down on paper in an engaging manner, are two separate talents. This book has absolutely no flow at all. It's just quote after
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