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Jackson Street After Hours: The Roots Of Jazz In Seattle

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In jazz, as in so many arts, journeymen (and journeywomen) gravitate toward Manhattan, the proving ground and graveyard of the music world. But most of them get their start in local scenes, which tend to remain undocumented along with the players who populate them. In Jackson Street After Hours, Paul de Barros takes a meticulous, affectionate look at one such scene that th ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published October 1993 by Sasquatch Books
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Dec 05, 2010 rated it liked it
A mixed bag, mainly of interest to jazz history buffs and Seattleites. The worst thing about this book is its non-standard size -- it's just too floppy!

It gets a bit tedious at times, since one of the reasons for this book's existence is to document -- and give credit where credit is due -- every jazz musician who ever played a lick in the early Seattle jazz scene. So it's page after page of this 'n' that guy's progress from one band to another, one gig to another, moving to L.A. and back, to N
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