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Too Marvelous for Words - The Life & Genius of Art Tatum

$25.00

Hardback
240 pages
Oxford University Press

Illustrated.

The first full length biography of Art Tatum. Before this book, liitle was known about the great Piano vituoso. Lester conducted almost a hundred interviews for this book, with surviving family members, childhood friends, schoolteachers, and the famous jazz musicians who played with or knew him.
Lester creates a memorable portrait of this unique musician and of the vibrant jazz world of the 1930s and 1940s.


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