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Clawing at the Limits of Cool - a book by Washington, Salim

Clawing at the Limits of Cool

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and the Greatest Jazz Collaboration Ever

Clawing at the Limits of Cool( )
Author: Washington, Salim
Griffin, Farah Jasmine
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Thomas Dunne Books
Book Format:Ebook
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When the renowned trumpeter and bandleader Miles Davis chose the members of his quintet in 1955, he passed over well-known, respected saxophonists such as Sonny Rollins to pick out the young, still untested John Coltrane. What might have seemed like a minor decision at the time would instead set the course not just for each of their careers but for jazz itself.

Clawing at the Limits of Cool is the first book to focus on Davis and Coltrane's musical interaction and its...
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