This book collects the extended interviews from the film, "Just For the Record: Conversations with and about "Blue" Gene Tyranny" (2020), including interviews with "Blue" Gene Tyranny, Joan La Barbara, Peter Gordon, Kyle Gann, David Grubbs, Nicole V. Gagné, Philip Perkins, Pat Oleszko, Tommy McCutchon, Jeff Berman, and Bill Ruyle.
"Blue" Gene discusses his life in San Antonio, Ann Arbor, Oakland, and New York, including stories of recording "Out of the Blue," touring with Carla Bley, shocking frat boys, and something known as "cookie Sunday." Interviews also discuss a variety of topics like the nature of reissuing records, improvisation and composition, and the lived experience of creating in places of activity.
Second edition of 50, yellow or red cover. 175 pages, perfect bound.