Author Ted Gioia talks about the blues for the Blues in da Parish Festival cd. bluesindaparish.com
Text of Ted Gioia talks about the Blues
1. Nothing like playin the blues.
2. O "Mr. Gioia's is the first general- interest, wide- ranging and authoritative guide to the basic contemporary jazz canon. Wall Street Journal 3. OPossibly the best survey to date. Ann Douglas The New York Times 4. O No matter how much you may think you know about the blues, you will learn much more from this authoritative and insightful work. Dan Morgenstern, Director Institute of Jazz Studies