336 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 225 halftones, notes, index
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-3058-8
Published: October 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-3059-5
Published: August 2016
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Packed with fascinating stories and fresh perspectives on over 200 albums and artists, including legends such as Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis, as well as contemporary artists such as Diana Krall and Norah Jones, Pressed for All Time tells the unknown stories of the men and women who helped to shape the quintessential American sound.
About the Author
Michael Jarrett is professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, York.
For more information about Michael Jarrett, visit the Author Page.
"Essential reading for every jazz aficionado."--DownBeat
"Successfully details the untold narrative of jazz production from the perspective of those with an astounding array of technical skills and artistic background[s], who coaxed iconic recordings out of the giants of jazz. Jazz fans and record buffs will relish poring over these accounts of how their favorite records were made."--Library Journal
"Will prove illuminating for everyone who loves jazz."--Booklist
"Filled with fresh stories and insights about the process of recording jazz, filling in an important gap in jazz history. . . . highly recommended."--Scott Yanow, Los Angeles Jazz Scene
“Serves as a brilliant ‘making of’ guide to some of the greatest jazz albums.”--Sounds of Surprise
“A valuable contribution to our greater appreciation of the [jazz] artists.”--Jazz Society of Pensacola