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Gene Krupa
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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B B King Reader
B B King Reader B B King Reader
KOSTELANETZ, R - Hal Leonard Corporation

B.B. King is a national treasure. For more than five decades, he has been the consummate blues performer. His unique guitar playing, powerful vocals, and repertoire of songs have taken him from tiny Itta Bena,... view details
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The Rough Guide to Jazz
The Rough Guide to Jazz The Rough Guide to Jazz (3rd Edition)
Ian Carr, Digby Fairweather & Brian Priestley - Alfred Music Publishing

The third edition of The Rough Guide to Jazz has over 2,100 critical biographies, ranging from greats like Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis to rising stars like Stacey Kent and Jamie Cullum. As well as... view details
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Road to Robert Johnson
Road to Robert Johnson Road to Robert Johnson
KOMARA, E - Hal Leonard Corporation

This highly anticipated book traces the development of the legendary Robert Johnson's music in light of the people and songs that directly and indirectly influenced him. It includes much information about life... view details
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Dave Brubeck Live in '64 and '66
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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Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: Live at MCG
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: Live at MCG Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra: Live at MCG
Various Contibutors - Alfred Music Publishing

The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Live, lead by Artistic and Musical Director Dr. David Baker, set out to explore, present, promote, and perpetuate the historical legacy of jazz. The

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The Npr Curious Listeners Guide to Jazz
The Npr Curious Listeners Guide to Jazz The Npr Curious Listeners Guide to Jazz
Loren Schoenberg - Alfred Music Publishing

A concise history of jazz featuring the most noteworthy composers and musicians and the most influential recordings of all time.  Included is a complete guide to terminology and lingo.  Paperback, 285 p. ... view details
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Blues Bibliography
Blues Bibliography Blues Bibliography
FORD, R - Routledge & Kegan

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One Shoe Blues
One Shoe Blues One Shoe Blues
BOYNTON / KING - Workman Publishing

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Downbeat - the Great Jazz Interviews
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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I Feel So Good
I Feel So Good I Feel So Good (The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy)
Bob Riesman - University of Chicago Press

I Feel So Good traces Big Bill's career from his rise as a nationally prominent blues star, including his historic 1938 appearance at Carnegie Hall, to his influential role in the post-World War II... view details
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Antonio Carlos Jobim
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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David Baker: A Legacy in Music
David Baker: A Legacy in Music David Baker: A Legacy in Music
Monika Herzig - Indiana University Press

A living jazz legend, musician and composer David Baker has made a distinctive mark on the world of music in his nearly 60-year career...as trombonist and cellist, composer, and educator. In this richly... view details
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What It Is
What It Is What It Is (The Life of a Jazz Artist)
Dave Liebman & Lewis Porter - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

In What It Is: The Life of a Jazz Artist, friend, pianist, and noted jazz scholar Lewis Porter conducts a series of in-depth interviews with David Liebman, who discusses his professional, personal,

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History of Jazz
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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4-8Gr. 4-Gr. 8
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Miles Davis - The Complete Illustrated History
Miles Davis - The Complete Illustrated History Miles Davis - The Complete Illustrated History
Various Authors - Hal Leonard Corporation

Here's the complete illustrated history of Miles Davis, the popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. At the forefront of bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz and jazz/rock fusion,... view details
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Walk Tall
Walk Tall Walk Tall (The Music and Life of Julian "Cannonball" Adderley)
Cary Ginell - Hal Leonard Corporation

Cannonball Adderly introduced his 1967 recording of Walk Tall, by saying, "There are times when things don't lay the way they're supposed to lay. But regardless, you're supposed to hold your head up high

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The Great Jazz Guitarists
The Great Jazz Guitarists The Great Jazz Guitarists (The Ultimate Guide)
Scott Yanow - Hal Leonard Corporation

The prolific Scott Yanow has outdone himself with this book, the most comprehensive guide to jazz guitarists ever published. From Django Reinhardt and Charlie Christian to Pat Metheny, John McLaughlin and even... view details
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The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor
The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor
Dr. Billy Taylor & Teresa L. Reed - Indiana University Press

Legendary jazz ambassador Dr. Billy Taylor's autobiography spans more than six decades, from the heyday of jazz on 52nd Street in 1940s New York City to CBS Sunday Morning.  Taylor fought not only for the... view details
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Mr. Trumpet
Mr. Trumpet Mr. Trumpet (The Trials, Tribulations, and Triumph of Bunny Berigan)
Michael P. Zirpolo - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Too often writings about the Swing Era skip over the interrelationship between the music business and the music that the giants of jazz created. In Mr. Trumpet: The Trials, Tribulations, and Triumph of Bunny... view details
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Experiencing Jazz
Experiencing Jazz Experiencing Jazz (A Listener's Companion)
Michael Stephans - Scarecrow Press, Inc.

In Experiencing Jazz: A Listener's Companion, writer, teacher, and prominent jazz drummer Michael Stephans offers a much-needed survey in the art of listening to and enjoying this dynamic, ever-changing art... view details
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Dizzy Gillespie: The Man Who Changed My Life
Dizzy Gillespie: The Man Who Changed My Life Dizzy Gillespie: The Man Who Changed My Life (From the Memoirs of Arturo Sandoval)
Robert Simon & Marianela Sandoval - GIA Publications

2013 marked the 20th anniversary of the passing of Dizzy Gillespie, a master entertainer and one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. This book celebrates the relationship and influence Gillespie had... view details
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Jazz Styles 11th Edition
Jazz Styles 11th Edition Jazz Styles 11th Edition
Mark C. Gridley - Pearson Education

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Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
Lead Belly - Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

With his 12-string Stella guitar, Lead Belly sang out a cornucopia of songs that included his classics The Midnight Special, Irene, The Bourgeois Blues and many more, which in turn have been

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Hardcover Book with 5 CDs - Boxed Set
$89.98