A celebration of Appalachian artistic traditions from Nashville to Raleigh, with an accompanying CD of music.
"No voice teacher, no coach, no accompanist, no singer, and for that matter, no music-lover should be without this publication . . . from a man whose knowledge of this repertoire is so complete and profound as to make his treatment of it definitive and without equal." —Notes
An eye-opening view of the unprecedented global spread of El Sistema—intensive music education that disrupts the cycles of poverty.
"The best book ever produced about Louis Armstrong by anyone other than the man himself."—Terry Teachout, Commentary
The definitive account of Louis Armstrong—his life and legacy—during the most creative period of his career.