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Moving to higher ground

how jazz can change your life

by Wynton Marsalis

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz -- Analysis, appreciation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWynton Marsalis with Geoffrey C. Ward.
    ContributionsWard, Geoffrey C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3506 .M34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19703463M
    ISBN 109781400060788
    LC Control Number2008016560

      In this beautiful book, Pulitzer Prize&#;winning musician and composer Wynton Marsalis draws upon lessons he&#;s learned from a lifetime in jazz&#;lessons that can help us all move to higher ground. With wit and candor he demystifies the music that is the birthright of Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Jazz as an art–and as a way to move people and nations to higher ground–is at the core of this unique, illuminating, and inspiring book, a master class on jazz and life by a brilliant American artist. Advance praise for Moving to Higher Ground “An absolute joy to read. Intimate, knowledgeable, supremely worthy of 4/5.

    Get this from a library! Moving to higher ground: how jazz can change your life. [Wynton Marsalis; Geoffrey C Ward] -- Pulitzer Prize-winning musician Wynton Marsalis, discusses the different styles of jazz music and musicians, as well as its influence on music and society.   Moving To Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life Wynton Marsalis with Geoffrey C. Ward pages ISBN: Random House Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis' passionate and inspirational Moving To Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life is not only an ode to jazz, but a call to creativity in all its forms. It's a meditation.

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Intimate, knowledgeable, supremely worthy of its subject.4/5. Jazz as an art–and as a way to move people and nations to higher ground–is at the core of this unique, illuminating, and inspiring book, a master class on jazz and life by a brilliant American artist.

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