Three Chords for Beauty's Sake

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Three Chords for Beauty's Sake

The Life of Artie Shaw

By Tom Nolan

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393062014, 430pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2010

Tom Nolan, who interviewed Shaw between 1990 and his death in 2004 and spoke with one hundred of his colleagues and contemporaries, captures Shaw and his era with candor and sympathy, bringing the master to vivid life and restoring him to his rightful place in jazz history.

About the Author
Tom Nolan, the author of the critically acclaimed and Edgar Award-nominated Ross Macdonald: A Biography, is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal's Leisure & Arts page. He lives in Los Angeles, California.