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    Dorothy Baker ☆ 0 summary summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Dorothy Baker PDF NEW [Young Man with a Horn] Rick was a marked man; a lifelong sucker for syncopationIf you're not a fan of jazz you will probably like this a lot less than if you were Horn follows precocious white boy Rick Martin through his shitty childhood in lower class LA in the 1910s and his rise as an astonishing trumpeter during the Roaring Twenties Interestingly the

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    PDF NEW [Young Man with a Horn] Dorothy Baker's first novel follows the short life of Rick Martin a virtuoso jazz musician at a time when jazz was not taken seriously Rick Martin is white but most of his friend and fellow musicians are black Martin intuiti

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    PDF NEW [Young Man with a Horn] Underrated arguably the first Jazz novel in America ever Subtle tough minded racially wise and stylistically concise to the point of terse which is kind of the problem for me I'd have appreciated it if Baker had cu

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    PDF NEW [Young Man with a Horn] Anyone who knows anything about jazz knows that most of the musicians lived extremely hard lives often died very young and dealt with heavy substance abuseThis semi biographical novel lays it all out in under 200 pages I would have appreciated a bit insight into the music itself but as a personal story it works well

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  • Paperback
  • 192
  • Young Man with a Horn
  • Dorothy Baker
  • English
  • 07 August 2018
  • 9781590175774

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Young Man with a Horn free read Ê 100 Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him He could pick up a tune so uickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid He started out in the slums of LA with nothing and he ende. Rick was a marked man a lifelong sucker for syncopationIf you re not a fan of jazz you will probably like this a lot less than if you were Horn follows precocious white boy Rick Martin through his shitty childhood in lower class LA in the 1910s and his rise as an astonishing trumpeter during the Roaring Twenties Interestingly the book is as much a dense psychological study of the artist s travails as it is a story of a poor white kid mixing it big in jazz troupes that were largely African American That actually doesn t matter at all since the color of his skin doesn t mean shit to his teachers and peers he just simply respect him for his talent and friendship So it s much about the music the people Martin meets and the troubled medical student he eventually falls in love with It s a fine and dandy book with some nice narrative hooks by Baker and a language all its own

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Young Man with a Horn free read Ê 100 And it pulses with the music that defined an era Baker took her inspiration from the artistry though not the life of legendary horn player Bix Beiderbecke and the novel went on to be adapted into a successful movie starring Kirk Douglas Lauren Bacall and Doris Day. Anyone who knows anything about jazz knows that most of the musicians lived extremely hard lives often died very young and dealt with heavy substance abuseThis semi biographical novel lays it all out in under 200 pages I would have appreciated a bit insight into the music itself but as a personal story it works well

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Young Man with a Horn free read Ê 100 D up on top of the game in the speakeasies and nightclubs of New York But while talent and drive are all you need to make it in music they aren’t enough to make it through a life  Dorothy Baker’s Young Man with a Horn is widely regarded as the first jazz novel. Underrated arguably the first Jazz novel in America ever Subtle tough minded racially wise and stylistically concise to the point of terse which is kind of the problem for me I d have appreciated it if Baker had cut loose to describe Rick Martin and the band s cutting loose I appreciate the power of understatement but if you re writing about early 30 s jazz why not go all out Make it sing on the page Oh write that thing Here s a couplea clips from the tragic brilliant Bix Beiderbecke the inspiration though NOT the basis for Baker s protagonist So if you re going to write about the guy who made this glorious music none other than Satchmo himself said re Bix those pretty notes just went right through me you may as well swing in a mid tempo kinda way even if it s only on the page