About Music Books Reviews:

Hello, my name is Kevin and my first love is music of all kinds. My second love is reading books about significant musicians and music scenes. In this blog I want to share with you my honest reviews of some of the great music books that I have read. Happy reading!
Posts tagged "Miles Davis"
Miles: The Autobiography

Miles: The Autobiography

Do you want to really understand one of the truly great jazz musicians of all time, or is he a hero for you and do you want to preserve that status? If the latter is true, don’t read this book. Miles is himself all through it and you will find here, expressed in his own...

Downbeat: The Great Jazz Interviews

Does anything really need to be said about this book other than the title? It’s the great jazz magazine DownBeat, and interviews of – well, everyone! Established in 1934 in Chicago, DownBeat came to be called the “Bible of Jazz.” This collection of interview is in honor of the magazine’s 75th anniversary (2009) and contains...
A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album

A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album

John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme was by many measures the second-greatest jazz album of all time (after Miles Davis Kind of Blue). Ashley Kahn, having already given us a close look at Kind of Blue, now does the same for A Love Supreme. The album was quickly put together, recorded in a single evening by...
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