Item Details

Crooked River City: The Musical Life of Nashville's William Pursell

Terry Wait Klefstad
Format
Book
Published
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
Language
English
Series
American Made Music Series
ISBN
9781496818638, 1496818636, 9781496818645, 1496818644
Summary
"A pianist, arranger, and composer, William Pursell is a mainstay of the Nashville music scene. He has played jazz in Nashville's Printer's Alley with Chet Atkins and Harold Bradley, recorded with Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline, performed with the Nashville Symphony, and composed and arranged popular and classical music. Pursell's career, winding like a crooked river between classical and popular genres, encompasses a striking diversity of musical experiences."--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • A California childhood
  • Two fathers
  • High flight
  • A student again, and then, not
  • Nashville sessions
  • Our winter love
  • Nashville and beyond
  • Heritage
  • Dr. Pursell.
Description
xx, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-219), discography (pages 195-203), and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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