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Sono with Visits from the Seventh fHe must have had a powerful team working the records because I could not do this unaided with my own biography Well written A ghold mine of info Une autobiographie d un des acteurs majeurs du jazz montre vident un int r t imm diat pour tout amateur de musiue et de lecture De plus la carri re exceptionnelle de Duke Ellington s est tal e sur plus de 50 ans et a connue de nombreuses personnalit s succ s et tribulations De uoiaire un livre passionnant en somme Malheureusement Ellington reste extr mement Remarkable Creatures formel tout le long et ne d cris rien de mani re nuanc e ou d un regard honn te pr rant adopter une attitude tout le monde il est beau tout le monde il est gentil ui semble peu sinc re Toute la premi re partie est constitu e de courts paragraphes pour d crire ses musiciens ui ont toujours la m me structure Je l ai rencontr dans ces circonstances Sa sp cialit tait celle ci Il est uniue et antastiue ue Dieu le b nisse Pas vraiment int ressant en somme et ce n est pas ainsi ue l on obtiens l image d un homme ou d une poueHeureusement Ellington s attarde ensuite longuement sur les tourn es internationales de son groupe une partie ui se r v le plus int ressante m me si une nouvelle ois l criture n est pas assez habit e On v le plus int ressante m me si une nouvelle Heroes Adrift (Hero, fois l criture n est pas assez habit e On prend conscience uel point le Duke avait une stature mondiale et repr sentait la musiue am ricaine l o il se rendait tout en serottant au chocs des cultures et des mentalit sCe Music Is My Mistress reste au inal bien trop anecdotiue et ne laisse pas d image orte de son auteur comme le Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old font l autobiographie sans concessions de Miles Davis ou celleortement ictionnelle de Charles Mingus Pour en savoir plus sur l un des plus importants compositeurs du 20 me si cle on pr rera se procurer l excellente "Biographie Duke A Life "Duke A Life Duke Ellington crite par Teachout Etat du livre impeccable La note aible concerne le contenu ui est un ramassis d autosatisfaction et de brosse reluire De plus assez mal crit ou mal traduit A great biography by a master musician who was a Music is my mistress and she plays second iddle to no one This is the story of Duke Ellingtonthe story of Jazz itself Told in his own way in his own words a symphony written by the King of Jazz His story spans and defines a half century of modern musicThis man who created over compositions was as much at home in Harlems Cotton Club in the s as he was at a White House birthday celebration in his honor in the s For Duke knew everyone and savored them all Pass. ,

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Tories arrived on time some pages ungluedthe editon thnk is not very strongbut i glued them Enfin une version ran aise du recueil consid rable des souvenirs de Duke Ellington attendu depuis 1973 Oeuvre d un des trois ou uatre g niesdu jazz cet ouvrage a t boud par la phalange Puckster's First Hockey Sweater fran aise de la critiue et de l dition ui ne pouvait supporter u un Noir de l envergure du Dukesoit restid le aux ondamentaux du jazz pendant plus de 50 ans sans "Rien C Der Aux "c der aux de la musiue acad miue europ enne soit disant moderneMusic is my mistress est une claue aux racistes pour ui un moderneMusic is my mistress est une claue aux racistes pour ui un Noir ne peut ue se conformer aux pr jug s des bien pensantsExcellente traduction d un texte ui r v le chaue ligne la noblesse de l auteur Les mmoires du grand Duke en diffrentes ormes tapes de ses tournes journal dans diffrents endroits dtail de son concert sacr etcue du bonheur de lire ce grand Monsieur u tait Duke Ellington A consomm sans modration I m a great an of autobiography Granted often it is sanitized and self serving but there s nothing like hearing a person tell their own life especially if the life is as important as this one Without a doubt life especially if the life is as important as this one Without a doubt Ellington was the century s greatest American composer and bandleader the only ones who even come close to him Aaron Copland George Gershwin Cole Porter had neither his longevity nor his variety And none of them also maintained a working band through six decades I own almost every recording ever released by Duke Ellington his music has become indelibly printed on my brain This book may not be the most accurate account of his life if you can handle a little armchair psychology the Collier biography is the best choice or that but this is like sitting in a room hearing Duke talk and play brilliant Un peu tonnante la ddicace de la page de garde mais l ouvrage est en excellent tat et correspond ce ui en tait attendu Le Duke nous le Noir fait tout le monde il est beau il est gentil mais les anecdotes et les commentaires sont agrables lire m me si elles sont embellie. Rs have come and gone but only my mistress stays he says He composed not only songs that all the world has sung but also suites sacred works musicor stage and screen and symphonies This rich book the embodiment of the life and works of the Duke is replete with appendices listing singers arrangers lyricists and the symphony orchestras with whom the Duke played There is a book to own and cherish by all who love Jazz and the contributions made to it by the Du. Reat representative of the USA though out the worldgreat book Wow what "a book The best part about this book is that Duke wrote "book The best part about this book is that Duke wrote You get it straight rom him I Recommend This Book To Anyone Into The this book to anyone into the accounts of his younger days were what most appealed to me He pays so much respect to the people he was surrounded by both his amily and the community of musicians Sometimes the many names dropped can be a bit #much but that was just his style always letting people know who #but that was just his style always letting people know who him who mentored him who taught him who he admired There s scarcely a mean spirited word in the whole bookThere is a lot of variety to the way he tells his stories Sometimes its through the name dropping profiles sometimes its through interviews reprinted Gaffer for this book sometimes its through out and out philosophical dissertations about music and life sometimes it s in the midst of his endless travelling of the globe with his bandFor the musician lookingor tips and advice there s plenty of Duke wisdom provided throughout His overall love Circumstantial Evidence for music and musicians is just SOOO apparent Myavorite piece of advice is that he said he learned music exclusively through oral instruction Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers from people in the scene who would share techniues and secrets seemingly asreely as idle conversation how different the musical climate is these daysThe last third or so of the book get a bit tedious or this reader There just wasn t a lot of variety to his accounts of globetrotting and meeting all the important people in all the countries What kept me going through these sections were the occasional gems of advice or insight but there s of that in the irst half of the book Thank god A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping for the end of the book aunny interview where the interviewer is REALLY condescending to Duke but Duke gets through is with all the grace wit intelligence and humor that makes him such a compelling person composer and most of all a genius and musical mysticThank the Duke Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends) for this book and allowing us to get a glimpse of his life and all his amazing Ionate about his music and the people who made music he counted as hisriends hundreds of the musicians who changed the Summer Meditations face of music throughout the world Bechet Basie Armstrong Lena Horne Ella Fitzgerald Sinatra to name aew of them Here are photographs to give us an intimate view of Dukes worldhis amily his riends his associatesWhat emerges most strongly in his commitment to music the mistress or whom he saves the ullest intensity of his passion Love. Music Is My Mistress

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