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House That Trane Built The Story of Impulse Records

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ISBN-10: 0393330710

ISBN-13: 9780393330717

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ashley Kahn

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"A jazz-lover's delight."Ray Olson,Booklist Noted jazz author Ashley Kahn brings to life the behind-the-scenes story of Impulse Records, one of the most significant record labels in the history of popular music. "Kahn mingles engaging stories of corporate politics with insider accounts of music-making and anecdotal takes on particular albums. His history of Impulse is also the story of the genesis of an American art form and the evolution of the record industry through the tumultuous 1960sand will compel readers to seek out this label's masterful albums," saysPublishers WeeklyKirkus Reviewscalls the book "a swinging read," adding "Kahn covers all the aesthetic, business, social, and…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Ashley Kahn is journalist and editor. He lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Introduction
The Man Behind the Signature: Creed Taylor (1954-1961)
Genius + Soul = Jazz / Impulse A(S)-3
Out of the Cool / Impulse A(S)-4
The Blues and the Abstract Truth / Impulse A(S)-5
Africa/Brass / Impulse A(S)-6
The Re-education of Bob Thiele (1961-1962)
Live at the Village Vanguard / Impulse A(S)-10
Further Definitions / Impulse A(S)-12
The Ellington Saxophone Encounters
Cabin in the Sky / Impulse A(S)-22
The Artistry of Freddie Hubbard / Impulse A(S)-27
Inception / Impulse A(S)-18
Intuition and Impulse (1963-1964)
Impulse A(S)-40
The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady / Impulse A(S)-35
Four for Trane / Impulse A(S)-71
A Love Supreme / Impulse A(S)-77
The New Thing and Impulse (1965-1967)
Ascension / Impulse A(S)-95
Ask Me Now! / Impulse A(S)-96
Once Upon a Time / Impulse AS-9108
Alfie / Impulse AS-9111
Odds & Trends-Part I / Various Artists / Various Titles
Between Jazz and a Hard Place (1965-1967)
The October Suite: Steve Kuhn Plays the Compositions of Gary McFarland / Impulse AS-9136
Odds & Trends-Part II / Various Artists / Various Titles
Impulse After Trane (1967-1969)
Cosmic Music / Impulse AS-9148
Music Is the Healing Force of the Universe / Impulse AS-9191
Heavy Sounds / Impulse AS-9160
Liberation Music Orchestra / Impulse AS-9183
Karma / Impulse AS-9181
Impulse Out West (1969-1975)
Antelope Freeway / Impulse AS-9207
The Awakening / Impulse AS-9194
Universal Consciousness / Impulse AS-9210
Sun Ra: The Saturn Recordings
Attica Blues / Impulse AS-9222
Chapter One: Latin America / Impulse ASD-9248
Fort Yawuh / Impulse ASD-9240
Crystals / Impulse ASD-9286
Interstellar Space / Impulse AS-9277
The Lives of a Label; The Tenor of a Time (1975-Present)
Hard Work / Impulse ASD-9314
Epilogue
Translinear Light / Impulse B-0002191-02
Acknowledgments
Discus Personae
Source Notes
Impulse Records Discography, 1961-1977
Bibliography
Index