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


240 pages
Oxford University Press


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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