Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way--A Biography ePub download
by Peter J. Levinson
- ISBN: 0306811111
- ISBN13: 978-0306811111
- ePub: 1144 kb | FB2: 1260 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Music
- Publisher: Da Capo Press; 1st Da Capo Press Ed edition (October 17, 2005)
- Pages: 384
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 833
- Format: mobi rtf lit lrf
Tommy Dorsey molded his bands toward perfection, and he also helped in a cantankerous way to mold his musicians, often firing them for no reason, and then hiring them back the next day. Tommy demanded excellence and got it. While reading, I listened to the CD's by both of the brothers.
Tommy Dorsey molded his bands toward perfection, and he also helped in a cantankerous way to mold his musicians, often firing them for no reason, and then hiring them back the next day. While reading, I listened to the CD's by both of the brothers and the magic of their playing made reading this biography even more enjoyable. Put on some Dorsey big band music and enjoy the sentimental sounds of great music history. 2 people found this helpful.
Swing has never gone out of style. His next book was Tommy Dorsey: Livin’ in a Great Big Way (2005), which told how Sinatra patterned himself after Dorsey, the trombonist and bandleader, in everything from his way of breathing while singing to his wardrobe to his dashing self-assuredness. A fourth book, Puttin’ on the Ritz: Fred Astaire and the Fine Art of Panache - a Biography, was published in March, 2009. Books by Peter J. Levinson
Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way, A Biography. Peter Levinson quotes Tommy Dorsey as saying, "Nobody leaves this band.
Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way, A Biography.
by Peter J. Levinson.
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The first biography on Dorsey in more than thirty years, Tommy Dorsey is a dazzling portrait of the Big Band's brightest star- his tumultuous life, his turbulent times, and the unforgettable music that made him a legend. Format Paperback 384 pages.
Peter J. Levinson, the author of Trumpet Blues: The Life of Harry James and September in the Rain: The Life of Nelson Riddle, is a jazz publicist who lives in Malibu, California. He is at work on a book about the artistry of Fred Astaire. com bookstore provides you with a catalog of 200 books associated with the jazz standards. With the purchase of Kobo VIP Membership, you're getting 10% off and 2x Kobo Super Points on eligible items. Your Shopping Cart is empty. There are currently no items in your Shopping Cart.