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Author Liebman, Dave.

Title What it is : the life of a jazz artist / Dave Liebman in conversation with Lewis Porter.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 363 p.).
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Series Studies in jazz ; 66
Studies in jazz ; no. 66.
Note Includes discography and index.
Contents Foreword / by Richie Beirach -- Preface / by Lewis Porter -- Timeline -- The delicacy of youth : beginnings -- The call : I find music, it finds me -- Breakaway : finding myself -- Arrival : becoming an artist -- The energy of the chance : going for it -- Guided dream : playing with the masters -- It's different out there : on the job with the Prince of Darkness -- Beyond the line : my own world -- Passages : the ups and downs -- Turn it around : solidifying art and life -- While we're on the subject : on others -- Tomorrow's expectations : the legacy -- Appendix I: Selected discography -- Appendix II: Selected educational materials -- Appendix III: Two compositions by Dave Liebman.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Dave Liebman is one of the leading forces in contemporary jazz. Prominently known for performing with Miles Davis and Elvin Jones, he has exerted considerable influence as a saxophonist, bandleader, composer, author, and educator. In What It Is: The Life of a Jazz Artist, friend, pianist, and noted jazz scholar Lewis Porter conducts a series of in-depth interviews with Liebman, who discusses his professional, personal, and musical relationships with notable musicians, as well as such personal matters as contracting polio.
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Subject Liebman, Dave -- Interviews.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Interviews.
Saxophonists -- United States -- Interviews.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Added Author Porter, Lewis, 1951-
Other Form: Print version: What it is Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012. 9780810882034 (hardcover : alk. paper) (DLC) 2011043588
ISBN 9780810882546 ebook
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