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Of Stars and Strings
A Biography of Sonny Greenwichav Mark Miller339
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"I'm not a working musician," the legendary Canadian jazz guitarist Sonny Greenwich once declared. "When I decide to play, I play to awake people spiritually. That's the only reason."
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For that, and for his stirring, distinctively linear style, he was hailed in 1970 as "the Coltrane of guitar players." In truth, though, Greenwich made music entirely on his own transcendent terms in the course of an uncompromising 50-year career that took him from the smallest of clubs in Toronto and Montreal to the Village Vanguard and Carnegie Hall in New York and back.
Of Stars and Strings is an engaging study of a rare Canadian original, and a valuable contribution by Mark Miller to the history of jazz in Canada.
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In a career of more than 45 years as a writer and photographer in Toronto, Mark Miller has completed 12 books, including several surveys of jazz in Canada and individual biographical studies of Charlie Parker, Valaida Snow, Herbie Nichols, Lonnie Johnson, Claude Ranger and now Sonny Greenwich. He served from 1978 to 2005 as the jazz critic for The Globe and Mail and has also contributed to many other popular and scholarly publications. His interests as an author lie in musicians and narratives lost, forgotten or otherwise overlooked in jazz history.