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By Safford Chamberlain,Gary Foster

An Unsung Cat explores the existence and track of jazz saxophonist, Warne Marsh. Safford Chamberlain follows the artist from his commence in formative years bands just like the Hollywood Canteen young ones and The Teen-Agers via his reports below Lennie Tristano, his really good enjoying of the Nineteen Fifties, his disappearance from public view within the Sixties, his re-emergence within the Nineteen Seventies, and his belated attractiveness within the Nineteen Eighties as one of many most interesting tenor avid gamers of the post-World conflict II period. via interviews with the Marsh friends and family, Chamberlain bargains an inside of view of Marsh's inner most lifestyles, together with his struggles with drug abuse. specified research of remarkable performances enhances the private tale, whereas an generally researched discography and pictures show the private and non-private face of this distinctive performer.

In addition to the publication, Scarecrow is happy to provide a significant other compact disc, published through Storyville files. The tracks at the CD supply a consultant sampling of Marsh's top paintings, whereas delivering a historic evaluate of his improvement, from the start tune, "Apple Honey," that's a personal, low-fidelity tape from an NBC radio broadcast in 1945 of the Hoagy Carmichael exhibit, to the ultimate tune, "Sweet and Lovely," captured months earlier than his demise in 1987.

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