The Jazz Life — Dinosaurs in the Morning: Whitney Balliett

A Book about Jazz and Jazz Musicians

Dinosaurs in the Morning cover

Back in 1962, when Whitney Balliett’s book, Dinosaurs in the Morning, was first published in the US, Jazz was serious stuff: an important part of life, and not just the musical side of life, but life, in fact it had become — with the arrival of machine-gun fast Bebop in the late 1940s — an art form, which took most of the older…

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Steve Newman Writer

Steve Newman Writer

Playwright, Historian, and Freelance Writer…