Louis Armstrong - An American Genius, by James Lincoln Collier
A Galaxy Book, Oxford University Press, New York
Trade Paperback, 383 pages.
Very Good condition, lightly used, no tears or writing.
"Destined to become one of the enduring jazz reference works."--The Philadelphia Inquirer
"The definitive account of Armstrong's life. Collier is a tough, unblinkered critic."--The Washington Post
"By far the most thoughtful and articulate study to date of a much misunderstood titan of jazz."--The Nation
"A masterful critical biography--sophisticated in its contexts, shrewd yet sympathetic, rich in its supporting cast...and splendidly conscientious in the delicate balance between character and culture."--Kirkus Reviews