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Verve : The Sound of America - Richard Havers


The Sound of America


Published: 4th August 2014
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Hot on the heels of one of the most talked-about jazz books in years comes the musically-enhanced, strictly limited Collector's Edition. Slipcased with vinyl reissues of ten legendary recordings on Verve, this is an exceptional opportunity to own a unique slice of jazz history.All recordings remastered at Abbey Road StudiosPressed onto 180g heavyweight vinyl for optimum sound qualityAll album sleeves printed with stunning original artworkPackaged in a dual-compartment cloth-bound display caseStrictly limited to 500 copies worldwideSigned by the authorIncludes the following vinyl pressings:Charlie Parker, Charlie Parker With Strings (1950)Count Basie and His Orchestra, April in Paris (1955)Billie Holiday, Lady Sings the Blues (1956)Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, Ella And Louis (1956)Stan Getz, Big Band Bossa Nova (1962)Quincy Jones and His Orchestra, Big Band Bossa Nova (1962)Bill Evans, Conversations With Myself (1963)The Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train (1963)Jimmy Smith, The Cat (1964)George Benson, Giblet Gravy (1968)

Gives an in-depth overview and has interesting photographs throughout. "

ISBN: 9780500517475
ISBN-10: 0500517479
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 4th August 2014
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 21.6  x 11.9
Weight (kg): 6.74
Edition Number: 1