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  • Reading Jazzby Robert Gottlieb

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.50

    "Comprehensive and intelligently organized. . . .  Jazz aficionados . . . should be grateful to have so much good writing on the subject in one place."-- The New York Times Book Review "Alluring. . . . Capture[s] much of the breadth of the music, as well as the passionate debates it has stirred, more vividly than any other jazz anthology to date."--... more...

  • Krazy Kat, A Jazz Pantomime for Pianoby John Alden Carpenter; George Herriman; Howard Pollack

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    The first single-volume publication of the out-of-print original and revised versions of a unique out-of-print jazz pantomime. Based on Krazy Kat , George Herriman's hugely influential newspaper comic strip, the score features original illustrations by the cartoonist himself. more...

  • Jazzby Mark Tucker; Travis Jackson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.29

    An historical survey of jazz. This ebook is a static version of an article from Grove Music Online, a continuously updated online resource, offering comprehensive coverage of the world?s music written by leading scholars. For more information, visit more...

  • Jazz Diasporasby Rashida K. Braggs

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    At the close of the Second World War, waves of African American musicians migrated to Paris, eager to thrive in its reinvigorated jazz scene. Jazz Diasporas challenges the notion that Paris was a color-blind paradise for African Americans. On the contrary, musicians adopted a variety of strategies to cope with the cultural and social assumptions... more...

  • Jazz (Collins Need to Know?)by Bob Blumenthal

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 9.16

    The story of the development of jazz and the extraordinary jazz legends who changed the face of music. more...

  • 30-Second Jazzby Dave Gelly

    The Ivy Press 2016; US$ 13.43

    Jazz can be difficult for the novice, but 30-Second Jazz proves the ideal companion for the newcomer to the subject, taking readers from the African-American roots of jazz all the way to today?s global mix of musicians and styles. Along the way, it looks at the shape, style and instruments of jazz, at key personalities and recordings in the jazz canon... more...

  • Madame Jazzby Leslie Gourse

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Madame Jazz is a fascinating invitation to the inside world of women in jazz. Ranging primarily from the late 1970s to today's vanguard of performance jazz in New York City and on the West Coast, it chronicles a crucial time of transition as women make the leap from novelty acts regarded as second class citizens to sought-out professionals admired... more...

  • The Jazz Ageby Arnold Shaw

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    F. Scott Fitzgerald named it, Louis Armstrong launched it, Paul Whiteman and Fletcher Henderson orchestrated it, and now Arnold Shaw chronicles this fabulous era in The Jazz Age . Spicing his account with lively anecdotes and inside stories, he describes the astonishing outpouring of significant musical innovations that emerged during the "Roaring... more...

  • Jazz and Totalitarianismby Bruce Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Jazz and Totalitarianism examines jazz in a range of regimes that in significant ways may be described as totalitarian, historically covering the period from the Franco regime in Spain beginning in the 1930s to present day Iran and China. The book presents an overview of the two central terms and their development since their contemporaneous appearance... more...

  • Pat Patrickby Bill Banfield

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    Musicologist Bill Banfield weaves a treasure trove of primary source material?including interviews with Patrick's family, friends, and associates?into a tapestry of Patrick?s remarkable life as the musical right hand of some of America?s greatest Black musical artists. more...