Author:Frankenstein, Alfred V


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Syncopating Saxophones

By: Frankenstein, Alfred V.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, Robert O. Ballou: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition, Limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 15641

Condition: Very Good

This early work on modern music and jazz was printed in a Limited Edition of 600, 500 of which were for sale. This copy has some edge and corner wear along with expected aging. It lacks the dustjacket and is in VG condition. At the time Frankenstein was a 20 year old clarinetist with the Chicago Symphony. Preceding the first books written entirely on jazz, Frankenstein's anthology, this book was a "collection of random thoughts" by a "serious" musician. It has Jazz-related chapters interspersed with thoughts on Stravinsky and Brahms. Nevertheless, Frankenstein - destined to bec... View more info