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New PDF release: Flying High: A Jazz Life and Beyond

By Peter King

ISBN-10: 095509089X

ISBN-13: 9780955090899

With a Foreword through Benny Golson, Peter King’s e-book ranks one of the nice jazz autobiographies. one of many world's top alto saxophonists, he tells his tale with searing honesty, revealing the obsessions and motivations that experience pushed him and the dilemmas of surviving as a best artistic musician in a regularly inhospitable international. With unsparing self-analysis he describes the traumas that observed his really good occupation for a few years. across the world known as a jazz superstar, Peter King has played and recorded with a galaxy of musical legends, lots of them his shut acquaintances. between these vividly recalled during this e-book are Bud Powell, Milt Jackson, Ray Charles, Anita O’Day, Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Hampton Hawes, Al Haig, Philly Joe Jones, Zoot Sims, Jimmy Witherspoon, Dakota Staton, crimson Rodney, Jon Hendricks, Tony Bennett and Marlene Dietrich. yet whereas the tale right here centres on Peter King's existence in jazz it indicates different vital facets of him too: his goals and achievements in classical composing, his pursuits outdoor track (he is a number one determine and author within the aero-modelling international) and, principally, the precious own relationships that experience sustained him via a turbulent existence. Flying excessive tells of a thrilling excessive altitude trip, within the jazz global and beyond.

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