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In his Beat-like jaunt throughout the Parisian and ecu jazz scene, Mike Zwerin isn't not like Jack Kerouac, Mezz Mezzrow, or Hunter S. Thompson—writers to whom, for various purposes, he owes a few allegiance. What makes him distinctive is his devotion to the stricken musicians he idolizes, and a fondness for song that's blessedly contagious.

Many jazz enthusiasts will recognize Mike Zwerin for his witty, irreverent, and undeniably hip song reports and articles within the International usher in Tribune that have entertained us for many years. established in Paris, or, really, caught there, as Zwerin loves to say, he has been a tune critic for the Trib since 1979. Zwerin additionally had a exclusive profession as a trombonist. whilst he was once simply eighteen years outdated, he used to be invited through Miles Davis to play along Gerry Mulligan, John Lewis, and Max Roach within the band that was once immortalized as The delivery of the Cool.

The Parisian Jazz Chronicles offers an interesting own account of the jazz scene in Paris within the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties. Zwerin writes lovingly yet unsparingly approximately figures he knew and interviewed— resembling Dexter Gordon, Freddy Heineken, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Chet Baker, Wayne Shorter, and Melvin Van Peebles. in contrast historical past, Zwerin tells approximately his personal life—split allegiances to journalism and track, and to the US and France, his solitary conflict for sobriety, a failing marriage, and fatherhood.

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