The definitive biography of one of jazz's most successful pianists
A Life in Time is that rare beast: an uncompromisingly analytical study that absorbs and entertains, illuminating both its subject and his social context.
Contains fascinating new material... Brubeck left a magnificent jazz legacy that is well served by Clark's impressive book.
An enlightening read
An engaging new biography... Clark makes an eloquent case
Illuminating as it is lyrical
This is a very fine book ... Clark enables the reader to understand Brubeck the pianist. Myths are demolished. It is the kind of writing that will drive the reader back to the records enabling the reader to hear the music as if for the first time.