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Product Description: Renowned jazz critic Whitney Balliett loves New York. A longtime columnist and critic for the New Yorker, he has written about the city's artistic side and night life for fifty years. In many ways his writings have helped define the culture of a metropolis where artistic activity is a major attraction...read more

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9781578068364 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 30, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Renowned jazz critic Whitney Balliett loves New York.

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Product Description: This is Whitney Balliett's long-awaited "big book." In it are all the jazz profiles he has written for The New Yorker during the past 24 years. These include his famous early portraits of Pee Wee Russell, Red Allen, Earl Hines, and Mary Lou Williams, done when these giants were in full flower; his recent reconstructions of the lives of such legends as Art Tatum, Coleman Hawkins, Jack Teagarden, Zoot Sims, and Dave Tough; His quick but indelible glimpses into the daily (or nocturnal) lives of Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus; and his vivid pictures of such on-the-scene masters as Red Norvo, Ornette Coleman, Buddy Rich, Elvin Jones, Art Farmer, Michael Moore, and Tommy Flanagan...read more

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9780080375267, titled "Opec at the Crossroads" | Pergamon Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $86.50 | also contains American Musicians II: Seventy-Two Portraits in Jazz, Opec at the Crossroads

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9781578068340 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 15, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This is Whitney Balliett's long-awaited "big book.

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An introduction to jazz and its major contributors profiles a wide range of artists, from Joe 'King' Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie

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9780080375267, titled "Opec at the Crossroads" | Pergamon Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $86.50 | also contains American Musicians II: Seventy-Two Portraits in Jazz, Opec at the Crossroads

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9780195121162 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 4, 1998), cover price $18.95 | also contains Linear Algebra With Applications | About this edition: An introduction to jazz and its major contributors profiles a wide range of artists, from Joe 'King' Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie

The jazz critic for 'The New Yorker' offers twenty-seven profiles of influential jazz singers, including Ray Charles, Joe Turner, Alberta Hunter, Mel Torme, Peggy Lee, Mable Mercer, and Bobby Short

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9780195046106 | Subsequent edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1988), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The jazz critic for 'The New Yorker' offers twenty-seven profiles of influential jazz singers, including Ray Charles, Joe Turner, Alberta Hunter, Mel Torme, Peggy Lee, Mable Mercer, and Bobby Short

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9781578068357 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 2006, cover price $25.00
9780195065732 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1990), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The jazz critic for 'The New Yorker' offers twenty-seven profiles of influential jazz singers, including Ray Charles, Joe Turner, Alberta Hunter, Mel Torme, Peggy Lee, Mable Mercer, and Bobby Short
9780080377247, titled "The First Freemasons: Scotland's Early Lodges & Their Members" | Aberdeen Univ Pr, August 1, 1989, cover price $26.00 | also contains The First Freemasons: Scotland''s Early Lodges & Their Members

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The well-respected New Yorker jazz writer shares his lifetime passion for this great American music form, including his observations of Duke Ellington, Mahalia Jackson, and Charles Mingus, among many others. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780312270087 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 1, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The well-respected New Yorker jazz writer shares his lifetime passion for this great American music form, including his observations of Duke Ellington, Mahalia Jackson, and Charles Mingus, among many others.
9780070356061, titled "Optimization Techniques With Fortran" | McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 1973, cover price $107.85 | also contains Optimization Techniques With Fortran

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Product Description: As jazz critic for "The New Yorker" magazine since 1957, & author of 15 books, Balliett has spent a lifetime listening to & writing about jazz. This monumental volume captures the full range of the jazz scene, from the first Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 to recent performances by a rising generation of musicians...read more

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9781862074651 | Granta Books, October 17, 2001, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: As jazz critic for "The New Yorker" magazine since 1957, & author of 15 books, Balliett has spent a lifetime listening to & writing about jazz.

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The well-respected New Yorker jazz writer shares his lifetime passion for this great American music form, including his observations of Duke Ellington, Mahalia Jackson, and Charles Mingus, among many others. 10,000 first printing.

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9780312202880 | St Martins Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The jazz critic for the 'New Yorker' shares his thoughts on five decades of jazz and jazz musicians, including such major figures as Duke Ellington, Martha Raye, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Dizzy Gillespie.

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Product Description: On a summer morning in 1958 Esquire magazine assembled the greatest jazz luminaries of the day on a door stoop in Harlem to illustrate with living proof The Golden Age of Jazz. This portrait has since become the most famous, most recognized and most collected jazz picture ever...read more

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9780942627350 | Woodford Pub, November 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: On a summer morning in 1958 Esquire magazine assembled the greatest jazz luminaries of the day on a door stoop in Harlem to illustrate with living proof The Golden Age of Jazz.

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Expanded to include seventeen new essays, an introduction to jazz and its major contributors profiles a wide range of artists, from Joe 'King' Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. UP.

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9780195095388 | 2 sub edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1996), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Expanded to include seventeen new essays, an introduction to jazz and its major contributors profiles a wide range of artists, from Joe 'King' Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton to Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

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Evaluates the performances and contributions of jazz musicians and entrepreneurs

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9780195037579 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1991, cover price $22.95 | also contains Hans Ulrich Obrist:: A Post-Olympic Beijing Mini-Marathon | About this edition: Evaluates the performances and contributions of jazz musicians and entrepreneurs

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Product Description: American Musicians, Whitney Balliett's long-awaited "big book," contains a wealth of jazz profiles he has written for The New Yorker during the past twenty-seven years. He gives us, in this spectacular volume, his famous early portraits of Pee Wee Russell, Red Allen, Earl Hines, and Mary Lou Williams, written in their brilliant twilight years; his reconstructions of the lives of such legends as Sidney Bechet, Coleman Hawkins, Jack Teagarden, Zoot Sims, and Sidney Catlett; his brief but indelible glimpses into the daily (or nocturnal) lives of Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus; and his vivid depictions of such on-the-scene masters as Jim Hall, Ornette Coleman, Stéphane Grappelli, Elvin Jones, Art Farmer, the Modern Jazz Quartet, and Tommy Flanagan...read more

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9780195060881 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 14, 1990, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: American Musicians, Whitney Balliett's long-awaited "big book," contains a wealth of jazz profiles he has written for The New Yorker during the past twenty-seven years.

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Offers profiles of fans, jazz club owners, and jazz musicians, including Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Mel Powell, and George Shearing.

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9780195061246 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Offers profiles of fans, jazz club owners, and jazz musicians, including Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Mel Powell, and George Shearing.

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Offers glimpses into the lives of such performers as Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus, and constitutes a history of jazz in America

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9780195037586 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1986, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Offers glimpses into the lives of such performers as Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus, and constitutes a history of jazz in America

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Examines the careers, musical styles, and personalities of a variety of jazz musicians, including Sidney Bechet, Lester Young, and Erroll Garner

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9780195032758 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1983, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines the careers, musical styles, and personalities of a variety of jazz musicians, including Sidney Bechet, Lester Young, and Erroll Garner

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Product Description: Night Creature: A Journal of Jazz, 1975-1980

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9780195029086 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 1981, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Night Creature: A Journal of Jazz, 1975-1980

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The New Yorker's acclaimed criticism, reportage, and obituary in a journal-record of events, personalities, and sidelights of New York's scene in the early 1970's

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9780306800375 | Da Capo Pr, March 1, 1977, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The New Yorker's acclaimed criticism, reportage, and obituary in a journal-record of events, personalities, and sidelights of New York's scene in the early 1970's

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Product Description: These are selections from Balliett's jazz criticism and reporting published in The New Yorker from 1957 to 1962.

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9780313202834 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1962, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: These are selections from Balliett's jazz criticism and reporting published in The New Yorker from 1957 to 1962.

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