Who's who of jazz. Storyville to Swing Street.
Foreword by Johnny Simmen.Philadelphia, New York, London: Chilton Book Company, 1972 Stock Code: 143021
First US edition, first printing. Chilton is probably best known for his work accompanying George Melly, but as a writer he was one of the few Europeans to win a Grammy - for his liner notes for Bunny Berigan (1983) - and the present work was considered by Phillip Larkin to be "one of the essential jazz books."
Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in metallic purple and green. With dust jacket.
92 black and white plates.
Jacket with a few chips and tears to head of spine. An excellent copy.
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