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Jazz

  • Jazz and Totalitarianismby Bruce Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    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...

  • Jazz Guitar Licksby Gareth Evans

    Intuition Publications 2016; US$ 3.99

    25 original jazz guitar licks from the Major scale and its modes in tablature and notation. more...

  • Ragtimeby Edward Berlin

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 4.99

    Ragtime, the jaunty, toe-tapping music that captivated American society from the 1890s through World War I, forms the roots of America?s popular musical expression. But the understanding of ragtime and its era has been clouded by a history of murky impressions, half-truths, and inventive fictions. Ragtime: A Musical and Cultural History cuts through... more...

  • Jazz and Postwar French Identityby Elizabeth Vihlen McGregor

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99

    In the decades following World War II, French jazz audiences engaged in a process that both challenged and reinforced ideas about their own nation and culture. By negotiating subjects such as youth culture, gender expectations, American consumer society, citizenship, racism, civil rights, and decolonization, the French jazz public expressed important... more...

  • Whisper Notby Benny Golson; Jim B Merod

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 39.50

    ? One of the greatest artists our country has is Benny Golson. He is not only a great musician, but an original and fabulous composer. He is inventive and creative and his work is loved the world over. Benny is a rare, creative genius. All I would like to say is THREE CHEERS for Benny Golson! ??Tony Bennett ? Composer supreme, tenor man supreme,... more...

  • Watching Jazzby Bj?rn Heile; Peter Elsdon; Jenny Doctor

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media, covering its role across a plethora of technologies from film and television to recent developments in online media, and featuring the music of such legends as Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Pat Metheny. more...

  • An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musiciansby Benjamin Franklin V

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    A comprehensive guide to the men and women who contributed to and defined the musical roots of South Carolina more...

  • How to Listen to Jazzby Ted Gioia

    Basic Books 2016; US$ 24.99

    An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz more...

  • Murray Talks Musicby Albert Murray; Paul Devlin; Gary Giddins; Greg Thomas

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    The year 2016 will mark the centennial of the birth of Albert Murray (1916?2013), who in thirteen books was by turns a lyrical novelist, a keen and iconoclastic social critic, and a formidable interpreter of jazz and blues. Not only did his prizewinning study Stomping the Blues (1976) influence musicians far and wide, it was also a foundational... more...

  • Handful of Keysby Alyn Shipton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...