Treat It Gentle: An Autobiography by Sidney Bechet Paperback Book


Rent Treat It Gentle: An Autobiography

Author: Sidney Bechet

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Published: Mar 2002

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Composers & Musicians - Jazz

Retail Price: $16.99

Pages: 280


A legend on both the clarinet and the soprano saxophone, one of the most brilliant exponents of New Orleans jazz, Sidney Bechet (1897–1959) played with such fellow jazz legends as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Jelly Roll Morton. Here is his vivid story written in his own words. Expressive, frank, and hilarious, this classic in jazz literature re-creates a man, a music, and an era.

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