September 5, 2013
TT: Must you? You must!
The Daily Beast just posted a list called "Our Mega Fall 2013 Books Preview: 21 Must Reads." Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington made the cut:
The cultural critic and historian Terry Teachout is a meaty thinker, and as he tackles the life of the man who brought jazz into Carnegie Hall, he makes the case that one cannot understand modern America without contending with the sophisticated and complex legacy of Duke Ellington. It's hard to argue with that.
Read the whole list here.
Posted September 5, 2013 10:16 AM