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In the Moment: Jazz in the 1980s

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In the Moment traces the rise of such 1980s stars as Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Anthony Davis, David Murray, Bobby McFerrin, Stanley Jordan and Billy Bang, while assessing the continuing influence of such father figures as Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, George Russell, John Lewis and Roscoe Mitchell. In the process, Francis Davis discusses the low visibili ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Da Capo Press (first published October 23rd 1986)
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Peter Campbell
As ever, a deeply insightful volume from the pen of Francis Davis, one of a handful of jazz critics for whose work I have the deepest respect and to whom I owe a debt of gratitude for continuing to inform me through the quality of his writing.
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