14,000 CDs reviewed
2,000 New discs in this edition
More than 500 new artist listings
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings is now firmly established as the world's leading guide to recorded jazz. For this eighth edition Richard Cook and Brian Morton have once again reassessed and updated each entry. Whether you're looking for the best new CDs or finding out which are the essential jazz albums for downloading, this book is the perfect companion. It is a mine of information and a source of insightful, witty, trenchant criticism that is required reading for jazz aficionados and novices alike.
The leader in its field... if you own only one book on jazz, it really should be this one. ("International Record Review")