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By Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

ISBN-10: 0810853507

ISBN-13: 9780810853508

An Unsung Cat explores the lifestyles and tune of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. Safford Chamberlain follows the artist from his begin in early life bands just like the Hollywood Canteen young ones and The Teen-Agers via his experiences lower than Lennie Tristano, his marvelous taking part in of the Fifties, his disappearance from public view within the Nineteen Sixties, his re-emergence within the Nineteen Seventies, and his belated acceptance within the Eighties as one of many most interesting tenor gamers of the post-World battle II period. via interviews with the Marsh friends and family, Chamberlain bargains an within view of Marsh's inner most lifestyles, together with his struggles with drug abuse. specific research of remarkable performances enhances the non-public tale, whereas an broadly researched discography and images exhibit the private and non-private face of this specified performer.

In addition to the ebook, Scarecrow is happy to supply a spouse compact disc, published via Storyville files. The tracks at the CD offer a consultant sampling of Marsh's most sensible paintings, whereas delivering a ancient assessment of his improvement, from the start song, "Apple Honey," that is a personal, low-fidelity tape from an NBC radio broadcast in 1945 of the Hoagy Carmichael express, to the ultimate music, "Sweet and Lovely," captured months earlier than his demise in 1987.

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