In this large-format, striking volume, Andrew Zuckerman combines words and pictures to evoke the power of music. With stunning photographic portraits and telling interviews with 50 musicians—including Fiona Apple, David Crosby, Philip Glass, Herbie Hancock, Ozzie Osbourne, Kid Rock, Iggy Pop, and Itzhak Perlman—Zuckerman examines the meanings and mysteries of creating, performing, and listening.

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