Paper $23.00 ISBN: 9780226268682 Published September 2001 Not for sale in the British Commonwealth except Canada

The Best of Jackson Payne

A Novel

Jack Fuller

The Best of Jackson Payne
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Jack Fuller

321 pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 2000
Paper $23.00 ISBN: 9780226268682 Published September 2001 Not for sale in the British Commonwealth except Canada
When Charles Quinlan, an academic obsessed with jazz, starts exploring the life and death of Jackson Payne, a fictional tenor-sax player, he can't imagine where his research will lead. Told in a series of dazzling riffs by everyone from Payne's lovers to his fellow musicians, The Best of Jackson Payne is a novel that swings unlike any other.
Contents
ONE Taps
TWO Stormin' at the Point
THREE The Shell Casting
FOUR Off the Bar
FIVE That's Why the Lady Is a Tramp
SIX My Funny Valentine
SEVEN The Standard Form of the
American Popular Song
EIGHT Stuck in a Groove
NINE The Kensington Sessions
TEN Celestial Faith
ELEVEN Sweet Thing
TWELVE Taps
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