Devil Take The Hindmost: The Otherworldly Music of Allan Holdsworth - Ed Chang (book)

from Jazz In Britain

Includes FREE download of Holdsworth/Warleigh/Mathewson/Spring - Warleigh Manor.

Devil Takes The Hindmost represents the first publication dedicated to the career of the British pioneering guitar virtuoso Allan Holdsworth. Jazz In Britain have brought author Ed Chang’s celebrated website ‘A Thread of Lunacy – Appreciation and Analysis of the Otherworldly Music of Allan Holdsworth’ to the printed page, expanded and updated from the original blog, and featuring rarely seen pictures of Allan from throughout his illustrious life The book charts the ups-and-downs of Holdsworth’s musical path, and leads the reader through every recording Allan is known to have made with extraordinary attention to detail.

The book also offers a detailed breakdown of his gear down the years, as well as the most
complete discography yet assembled. Spanning 412 information-packed pages, it is an absolutely essential item for fans of Allan, British jazz, and guitar lovers worldwide.

Includes unlimited streaming of Warleigh Manor: The Ron Mathewson Tapes Vol. 1 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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