World on a string : a musical memoir

by Pizzarelli, John.

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks ML419.P593 A3 2013
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Music - Open Stacks
 
Call Number  ML419.P593 A3 2013
 
 
Penn Hills Library Non-Fiction 787.87 PIZ
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  787.87 PIZ
 
 
Summary
Behind the scenes in the life of a musician--an exuberant, entertaining memoir from jazz guitarist, singer, and raconteur John Pizzarelli

John Pizzarelli, the son of jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli, is a connoisseur of American song who grew up among the legends of jazz. From teenage explorations of rock music to life on the road with his father, he worked his way from gigs in tiny clubs to opening for Frank Sinatra during his final international tour. Now Pizzarelli performs in festivals and top venues across the United States and the world, and he shares his unique journey in this revealing, charming, and heartwarming memoir.

Includes firsthand stories of famous jazz greats and popular music icons including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Benny Goodman, Joe Pass, James Taylor, and Paul McCartney Reveals what it was like to grow up among great musicians and storytellers and shares the day-to-day experiences of a touring musician's life Includes thirty-five terrific photographs that take you inside John Pizzarelli's life and music Part of the Wiley-Lincoln Center alliance

Absorbing, upbeat, funny, and down to earth, World on a String is an irresistible celebration of music and life that will appeal to John Pizzarelli's large and growing following.

Additional Information
Subjects Pizzarelli, John.
Guitarists -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher Hoboken, New Jersey :2013
Contributors Cosgriff, Joseph.
Language English
Notes "Lincoln Center."
Description xxii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes discography (pages 263-266) and index.
ISBN 9781118062975 (cloth)
1118062973 (cloth)
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