Book of the Week; Crossover

In his newly-completed autobiography composer Carman Moore recounts his crossover in life from small-town Ohio youth to friendships and meetings with such world figures as John Lennon, W. H. Auden, Louis Armstrong and Robert Redford. This great American bio is filled with Carman’s anecdotes and wisdom gained from his rich associations and is enhanced by many excellent photos. CROSSOVER also chronicles one man’s account of the culturally rich epoch of the ’60s and 70s in New York City. …..A great read; short and intriguing!

Carman Moore is a world-renowned Composer, Conductor, Author, and Music Critic. A dedicated educator, Moore has taught at the Yale University School of Music, Queens and Brooklyn Colleges, Carnegie-Mellon University, Manhattanville College, and New School University. His works have been performed by the New York Philharmonic and many other major symphony orchestras. Moore has served as music critic and columnist for the Village Voice and has contributed to The New York Times, The Saturday Review of Literature, Vogue, and Essence among others. He is the author of two books: Somebody’s Angel Child: The Story of Bessie Smith (Dell), and Rock-It (a music history and theory book for Alfred Music Publishers). He is presently creating a pop music album about Dante and Beatrice in Outer Space for the new SKYBAND. He has just completed CONCERTO FOR ORNETTE AND ORCHESTRA for jazz legend Ornette Coleman.

NOTE: Carman’s new autobiography CROSSOVER: AN AMERICAN BIO may be purchased at the JUILLIARD BOOKSTORE (W. 66th St. bet. B’way and Amsterdam) or via AMAZON and from GRACE PUBLISHING; Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307.

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