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David Baker, A Legacy in Music: A Review

Feb 26th, 2012 | By

David Baker, A Legacy in Music

By Monika Herzig, with contributions by Nathan Davis, JB Dyas, John Edward Hasse, Willard Jenkins, Lissa May, Brent Wallarab, and David Ward-Steinman. Foreword by Quincy Jones

Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2011; 448 pps; $29.95 hardcover

While the word does not appear in any of its more than 400 pages, this attractive volume … [read more]

Historic Photos of New Orleans Jazz

Jun 4th, 2010 | By

Historic Photos of New Orleans Jazz
By Thomas L. Morgan
Turner Publishing, Nashville, TN, 2009;
206 pp., $39.95 hardcover

This attractive volume contains more than 200 images, many of which are quite rare, illustrating the history of jazz in New Orleans from the earliest times through the end of the 20th century. The vast majority (85-90 percent) of the photographs are … [read more]