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    La Clôture et autres poèmes.

    Préface de Bill Evans.
    First edition. Superb biographical essay on the legendary pianist Bud Powell by his friend and Paris protector. Paudras's relationship with the troubled Powell, as portrayed in this book, became the basis for Bernard Tavernier's film Round midnight. The book forms a pair with his archival essay on Charlie Parker,To Bird with love. This copy inscribed by Paudras on the half-title to historian, record-producer, and pre-eminent collector of jazz photography, Frank Driggs; "Pays off old scores! To Frank Driggs with my gratitude for his great help and contribution in this tribut [sic] to Bud, Friendship always. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1986

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 73135

    Signed: Yes

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