"A fascinating and genuinely accessible guide....Educating, enjoyable, and delightfully unscary."—Classical Music
"Remarkable. . . . Carried along by prose that is as sleek and slinky as its subject."—Christine Stansell, University of Chicago
A penetrating and entertaining exploration of New York’s music scene from Cubop through folk, punk, and hip-hop.
The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum.
The story of jazz for the general reader as it has never been told before, from the inside out: a comprehensive, eloquent, scrupulously researched page-turner.