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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11  ·  rating details  ·  47 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Following the highly acclaimed Wisdom, Andrew Zuckerman now turns his unique photographic perspective to music. This new book includes fifty eminent musicians—artists, composers, producers, and performers from rock, rap, dance, soul, R&B, classical, country, reggae, pop, jazz, world, and more—who have made an impact on their genre, contributed to the larger conversatio ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by Harry N. Abrams (first published October 1st 2010)
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More often than not, a big book on music excels at one of two things – photography or text – but almost never both at once. “Music” by photographer Andrew Zuckerman (Abrams) is the exception. The latest in the series of big, topic-related Zuckerman volumes (his last was entitled “Wisdom”), “Music” combines the thoughts and images of fifty top music-makers from all ends of the spectrum.

Classic rockers (including David Crosby and cover boy Ozzy Osborne) to new wavers (Joe Jackson and Chrissie Hynd
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Ryan Edwards
A nice coffee table book that will impress the average joe. Nice layout, great big photos, very sharp design, but some of the musicians chosen let it down. It hinges on the interviews with and musings of the different musicians, and while there are a few really great inclusions, some of them are just boring "I love music, mannnn" kind of people. Henry Rollins of course has a lot of interesting anecdotes, Ornette Coleman brings the intellect, and Dave Brubeck provides some insight into performanc ...more
Angie
A beautiful combination of portrait photography and music - a 'should read' for anyone who enjoys either. A 'must read' for anyone who enjoys both. Candid and refreshing, an impressive gathering of musicians from all genres, walks of life, and levels of success. There hasn't been a single person that has walked into my living room that didn't pick this up and thumb through it, asking a million questions.
JR
My family got this for me for Christmas because they know I am a big Joe Jackson fan. The photos and interviews are candid and told me lots of new things about many artists that I'm interested in.
John Dierckx
Beautiful book with some amazing insights. The photography is stunning.
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Nov 21, 2010 Carmyn marked it as to-read
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Jeff
Zuckerman's latest. Photographic candy. A great coffee table addition. $60 in CDN... $25 at Barnes&Noble in USA ~!
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