But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz by Geoff Dyer

But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz

Geoff Dyer

240 pages first pub 1991 (editions)

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In eight poetically charged vignettes, Geoff Dyer skillfully evokes the music and the men who shaped modern jazz. Drawing on photos, anecdotes, and, most important, the way he hears the music, Dyer imaginatively reconstructs scenes from the embatt...

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