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Historical jazz books, recordings and DVDs (42)
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American Big Bands American Big Bands
Dr. William F. Lee - Hal Leonard Corporation

Count Basie, the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington - these and more were the American idols of the golden era of the big bands. This is the ultimate guide to American big bands, with over 650 entries spanning... view details
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Antonio Carlos Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim (An Illuminated Man)
Helena Jobim - Hal Leonard Corporation

Charlie Byrd, Herbie Mann, and others brought in bags full of discs from a trip to Brazil in 1961. Stan Getz listened to them and recorded Desafinado, which stayed for 70 weeks on the Billboard... view details
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Art Blakey Live in '65 Art Blakey Live in '65
Art Blakey - Hal Leonard Corporation

This DVD boasts an exceptional one-hour concert by Art Blakey from Paris in 1965. The performance showcases one of the few undocumented Blakey bands, the "New Jazzmen," featuring the incomparable Freddie... view details
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Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Live in '58 Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Live in '58
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Hal Leonard Corporation

This historic concert features what many consider to be one of the finest line-ups in the history of jazz: Art Blakey (Drums), Bobby Timmons (Piano), Jymie Merritt (Bass), Benny Golson (Sax), and the legendary... view details
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Barry Harris: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD Barry Harris: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD
Barry Harris - Hal Leonard Corporation

This DVD was recorded and filmed November 14, 2004 at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. It includes performances, interviews and a transcription of "Barry Plays". Songs performed include:... view details
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Beautiful Noise Beautiful Noise
JEFF HEALEY AND THE JAZZ WIZARDS - Hal Leonard Corporation

Originally recorded for the Canadian TV show A Beautiful Noise (Toronto, January 2006), this program includes additional interview and musical footage. Healey, playing trumpet and guitar, leads his excellent... view details
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Bill Evans Live in '64 and '75 Bill Evans Live in '64 and '75
Bill Evans - Hal Leonard Corporation

Five separate performances from one of the most revered pianists in music history, Bill Evans, are the centerpiece of this DVD. Covering an 11-year span and highlighting Evans' ever deepening artistry, he... view details
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The Blues The Blues (Seven-Part Set)
Martin Scorsese - Baker & Taylor-Video

The celebrated PBS series "The Blues" captures the essence of this unique musical form and delves into its global cultural influence, from its roots in Africa to its inspirational role in today's music. Each... view details
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Jazz Ensemble DVD Includes 7 DVDs
$139.98
Jazz Ensemble VHS Video Includes 7
$119.98
 
The Blues
$27.95
 
The Blues Jazz Ensemble CD Set of 5 CDs
$69.98
The Blues The Blues (Companion Book)
Martin Scorsese - Harper Collins Pub Inc

This companion book to the seven-part PBS series The Blues will be indispensable to those teachers planning a comprehensive unit or series of units on this essential musical form. ... view details
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Buddy Rich Live in '78 Buddy Rich Live in '78
Buddy Rich - Hal Leonard Corporation

Historically important, this DVD highlights the relentless power and unparalleled artistry of the man who was known as "The World's Greatest Drummer." This 75-minute concert, taped in Holland in 1978,... view details
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Cannonball Adderley Live in '63 Cannonball Adderley Live in '63
Cannonball Adderley - Hal Leonard Corporation

Cannonball Adderly was one of the most highly respected alto saxophonists in the history of jazz who could play anything in superb fashion. His sextet is captured at the top of their game on this DVD of two... view details
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Clark Terry: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD Clark Terry: NYU Jazz Master Class DVD
Clark Terry - Hal Leonard Corporation

Acclaimed jazz educator and artist Clark Terry presents over four hours of informative comments, interviews and answers to student questions on this two-disc set. It was filmed and recorded on November 14,... view details
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Classic Drum Solos No. 2-DVD Classic Drum Solos No. 2-DVD
HUDSON MUSIC - Hal Leonard Corporation

The second installment in this exciting and acclaimed series. Volume Two features fifteen thunderous drum solos from legends like Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, Shelly... view details
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Drum Set DVD 
$9.99
Coleman Hawkins Live in '62 & '64 Coleman Hawkins Live in '62 & '64
Coleman Hawkins - Hal Leonard Corporation

Two incredible performances from 1962 and 1964! Both concerts feature stellar European and American side musicians including Harry "Sweets" Edison on trumpet and drummer "Papa" Jo Jones... both jazz legends in... view details
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Dave Brubeck Live in '64 and '66 Dave Brubeck Live in '64 and '66
Dave Brubeck - Hal Leonard Corporation

This DVD boasts two beautifully filmed concerts from one of the most beloved quartets in jazz history. Captured at the pinnacle of their power and popularity, Paul Desmond, Joe Morello, Eugene Wright and Dave... view details
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Dexter Gordon Live in '63 and '64 Dexter Gordon Live in '63 and '64
Dexter Gordon - Hal Leonard Corporation

One of the most influential saxophonists in jazz history (both John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins claim him as an influence), Dexter Gordon is captured in sharp form and style in this tour de force. This DVD... view details
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Downbeat - the Great Jazz Interviews Downbeat - the Great Jazz Interviews (A 75th Anniversary Anthology)
Frank Alkyer & Ed Enright - Hal Leonard Corporation

In honor of its 75th anniversary, DownBeat's editors have compiled the best interviews, insights and photos from the world's top jazz magazine in this 352-page anthology. Features include early legends... view details
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Gene Krupa Gene Krupa (The Pictorial Life of a Jazz Legend)
Bruce Klauber - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Over 200 photographs, spanning six decades of jazz history, tell the story of drummer and jazz legend Gene Krupa!  Many of today's leading drummers share their insight about Gene, including: Peter Erskine, Ed... view details
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Gotta Be Jazz Gotta Be Jazz
John Jacobson & John Higgins - Hal Leonard Corporation

Experience the history and development of America's music from New Orleans up the Mississippi to Saint Louis, to Chicago and around the world. Find out why original jazzers had interesting names like

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Teacher's Edition 
4-8Gr. 4-Gr. 8
$17.99
Singer's Edition 20-Pack 
$29.99
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 Score, 20 Singers, P/A CD
$79.99
Groovin' High Groovin' High (The Life of Dizzy Gillespie)
Alyn Shipton - Oxford University Press

Shipton, Alyn. Published by Oxford University Press, New York, NY. Copyright 1999. The first full biography of Dizzy Gillespie, shows one of the most significant innovators in jazz history. ... view details
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Here and Now! Here and Now! (The Autobiography of Pat Martino)
Pat Martino & Bill Milkowski - Hal Leonard Corporation

More than just the remarkable story of one of the most original and profoundly influential guitarists in jazz history, this extraordinarily revealing autobiography is also a survival manual, of sorts, in... view details
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History of Jazz History of Jazz
Brad Keller & Bonnie Rossa - Themes & Variations

This collection includes 15 lessons on the major points of jazz history and some of the greatest jazz legends. Additionally, it includes digital resources with Power Point and Quick Time movies. Students can... view details
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Book & CD-ROM Reproducible
4-8Gr. 4-Gr. 8
$30.00
History of Jazz History of Jazz
Ted Gioia - Oxford University Press

A panoramic history of jazz, from slave dances in Congo Square to post-modern jazz at the Knitting Factory.  Provides commentary on the music as wellas on the social context in which it grew. ... view details
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Jazz - Then and Now Jazz - Then and Now
Dr. David Lee Fish - Hal Leonard Corporation

Starting with the origins of jazz, this book traces the genre's history as it evolved from ragtime in the clubs of New Orleans. Each of the book's 15 chapters covers an era in jazz history focusing on the... view details
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