A History of Jazz Clarinet Via Transcribed and Annotated Solos.
By Harry Medima and Bill Shepherd
Are you interested at all in Jazz Clarinet? Then, this is a MUST HAVE book for you! This is the "Who's Who" directory of the greatest players to ever pick up the instrument. If you find just one solo helpful, it will have been a great investment! Players include:
Buster Bailey, Sidney Bechet, Johnny Dobbs, Irving Fazola, Edmond Hall, Jimmy Noone, Omer Simeon, Barney Bigard, Benny Carter, Louis Cottrell Jr, Buddy Defranco, Jimmy Dosey, Pete Fountain, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Hamilton, Woody Herman, Joe Marsala, Matty Matlock, Eddie Miller, Johnny Mince, Danny Polo, Pee Wee Rusell, Artie Shaw, Anat Cohen, Eddie Daniels, Frank Glover, Peanuts Hucko, Ken Peplowski, Perry Robinson, Tony Scott, and Jimmy Giuffre.
Includes condenced career notes for each player and a concise analysis of each solo.