Author Ted Gioia talks about the blues for the Blues in da Parish Festival cd. bluesindaparish.com
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