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By Ben Sidran

Sidran's splendidly crafted memoir revisits the various diverse features of his lifestyles and profession: As a performer, he has recorded with jazz icons (Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Hendricks) and rock legends (Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Steve Miller); as a composer, he has scored movies (Hoop Dreams); and as a pupil he has written books and articles at the heritage of jazz and black tune in the US. With a charismatic and proficient voice, Sidran illuminates scenes from his early life in Chicago and provides an inside of view of the recording undefined, additionally revealing an information of the background of Jewish contributions to jazz.

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