BASS LINE. The Stories and Photographs of Milt Hinton

Philadelphia: Temple University Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Oblong 4to. This copy inscribed on the front endpaper by Milt Hinton, 1910-2000, with musical notes, then signed by Hinton with a small drawing of a musical instrument, dated '91. Hinton, the 'dean of bass players',has experienced the jazz world firsthand for more than five decades. A member of Cab Calloway's orchestra for sixteen years, he has played with most of the jazz greats of this century including Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellionton, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, and Dizzy Gillespie. 328pp with discography and index. Illustrated from photographs. David G. Berger, Associate Professor of Sociology at Temple University, has been Milt Hinton's friend for thirty years and the two have collaborated for over a decade on this project. A near fine copy bound in red cloth in a near fine, clean dust jacket. Item #13942
ISBN: 0877225184

Price: $450.00

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