Jez Nelson presents the story one of the most formidable jazz vocalists of our age based around a rare and extensive interview with Abbey Lincoln.

Now in her eighth decade, Abbey reflects on a jazz life fully lived; a life that took her from supper club chanteuse to post-bop days with Mingus, Monk and Roach; fame and fortune as a Hollywood actress; and struggle and infamy as a political activist.

Contributors include Steve Coleman, Cedar Walton, Orrin Keepnews, Nat Hentoff and Jean-Philippe Allard.


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