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Mark Miller’s Herbie Nichols: A Review

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By

Herbie Nichols: A Jazzist’s Life
By Mark Miller
Mercury Press, Toronto, 2009; 224 pp.; $19.95 paperback

The jazz world is filled with musicians who have not received the recognition they deserve. But after reading Herbie Nichols: A Jazzist’s Life by veteran journalist Mark Miller, the obscurity surrounding this pianist seems particularly tragic.

Nichols had his heart set on being a … [read more]