Parma, Italy: Delta Publishing, 1996. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Insightful essays about the great jazz players. Includes many rare b&w photos throughout. Book is clean, solid binding, no marks within. Glossy pictorial cover. . Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket Issued. 9 x 12.
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