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Bye Bye Blackbird

by (author) Richard Stevenson

Ekstasis Editions
Initial publish date
Dec 2006
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2006
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Bye Bye Blackbird is a compelling and fresh approach to the story of Miles Davis, the man and the musician. Richard Stevenson writes like a true jazz fan, in poetic admiration for another artist, his imagination swelling with the music of jazz.

About the author

Richard Stevenson was born in 1952 in Victoria, British Columbia. A prolific writer, Richard has published twelve collections of poetry (including Why Were All the Werewolves Men? (Thistledown, 1994), and Nothing Definite Yeti (Ekstasis Editions, 1999)) and four poetry chapbooks. Richard won the 1994 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for From the Mouths of Angels (Ekstasis, 1993). He is also the co-founder of Naked Ear, a poetry-jazz performance ensemble.

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