Talking Jazz is rife with all of the stuff that makes for humanity, selectively touching, in particular, those who happen to be jazz musicians - Mr. Sidran has gone far below the surface of emotions to the very core of our feelings. - Benny GolsonTalking jazz: an oral history from the men and women who  made the music happen The ultimate gift  for the ultimate jazz fan. NEW from musician/author/journalist Ben Sidran24 CDS, 60 REVEALING CONVERSATIONS FEATURING TRUMPET Miles, Davis Dizzy, Gillespie Don, Cherry Red, Rodney Freddie, Hubbard Wynton, Marsalis SAXOPHONE Phil, Woods Sonny, Rollins Jackie, McLean Johnny, Griffin Frank, Morgan Charlie, Rouse David, Murray Arthur, Blythe Steve, Lacy Branford, Marsalis Michael, Brecker Grover, Washington Paquito, Rivera Pepper, Adams Archie, Shepp PIANO Herbie, Hancock  Keith, Jarrett McCoy, Tyner Charles, Brown Jay, McShann Dr., John Horace, Silver Les, McCann Joe, Sample Don, Pullen Barry, Harris Michel, Petrucciani DRUMS Art, Blakey Max, Roach Mel, Lewis Tony, Williams Paul, Motian Steve, Gadd BASS Richard, Davis Marcus, Miller VOICE Jon, Hendricks Betty,  Carter Bobby, McFerrin Ken, Nordine Dave, Frishberg Donald, Fagen Mose, Allison GUITAR George, Benson John, Scofield Steve, Khan Larry, Coryell, & Emily, Remler Kevin, Eubanks ARRANGERS Gil, Evans Carla, Bley Clare, Fischer THE, BIZ Max, Gordon Rudy, Van, Gelder THE, AUTHOR Ben, SidranSidran doesn't just ask questions - he interacts with guests much in the same way he would if he were accompanying them on a jazz gig - his poise, intelligence, and ease of delivery puts the most guarded musicians at ease - a godsend to the jazz musicians. - Eugene HolleyRetail price: $299 + S/H For a limited time only - Special pre-release price: $249 + S/HPLUS! A very limited edition of TALKING JAZZ, the coffee table art book with 40 selected conversations and dozens of photographs. Retail price: $59 + S/H Special pre-release price: $39 + S/H Ben's knowledge about the music and interest in the music is really inspiring to us as musicians. - Max Roach©2006 Unlimited Media Ltd.