Three Chords for Beauty's Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw (Hardcover)

The Life of Artie Shaw

By Tom Nolan

W. W. Norton & Company, 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.