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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
3.85
More like 2.5 stars, somewhere between "ok" and "good." This is a wildly uneven book; when it's good it's very good, and when it's bad it's awful (to...more
Feb 26, 2011
Feb 05, 2011
 
Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong
4.12
Terrific biography of Armstrong; does a great job telling not only the story of his life but also the story of jazz and of 20th-century American popul...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 08, 2012
 
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington
3.95
I had high hopes for Duke based on Teachout's previous jazz biography, Pops (a life of Louis Armstrong). Pops was one of the best books I've read in r...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
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