Sunday, December 15 2013
Teachout explains Duke Ellington's self-taught method of composing; as much a study in human temperament as it was a discerning assembly of instrumentation.
Thursday, December 17 2009
Teachout delivers an entertaining yet factually rigid biography of Louis Armstrong, putting the past controversies in perspective, and codifying his life into a fairly straight-forward whole.
Tuesday, January 21 2003
Mencken the newspaper columnist was stirring the pot of American culture.
Tuesday, November 24 2009
Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong - Terry Teachout – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt [$30.00]