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Product Description: "'After the Fireworks' is a major work and a turning point for Huxley, leading directly to Brave New World.” --Gary GiddinsIn After the Fireworks, three lost classic pieces of short fiction by Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, are collected for the first time, with an original foreword by National Book Critics Circle Award winner Gary Giddins...read more

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9780062423924 | Perennial, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "'After the Fireworks' is a major work and a turning point for Huxley, leading directly to Brave New World.

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All That Jazz―Total Access to the music and the players. This streamlined second edition exposes students to the expressive power of jazz and brings its greatest players to life. With an emphasis on engagement with the music, this new text gives students all the guidance and inspiration they need to fully understand jazz. Now with Total Access, Jazz offers students a package without match―streaming music of 77 classic masterpieces and little-known gems, robust Listening Guides, a media-rich ebook, outstanding video, and a gripping narrative―all at an unbeatable price.

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9780393274059 | 2 pck pap/ edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2015), cover price $188.90 | also contains Jazz
9780393937060 | 2 pap/psc edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2015), cover price $156.20 | also contains Jazz | About this edition: All That Jazz―Total Access to the music and the players.
9780393978803 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 6, 2009), cover price $110.80

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All That Jazz―Total Access to the music and the players. This streamlined second edition exposes students to the expressive power of jazz and brings its greatest players to life. With an emphasis on engagement with the music, this new text gives students all the guidance and inspiration they need to fully understand jazz. Now with Total Access, Jazz offers students a package without match―streaming music of 77 classic masterpieces and little-known gems, robust Listening Guides, a media-rich ebook, outstanding video, and a gripping narrative―all at an unbeatable price.

Paperback:

9780393274059 | 2 pck pap/ edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2015), cover price $188.90 | also contains Jazz
9780393937060 | 2 pap/psc edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 1, 2015), cover price $156.20 | also contains Jazz | About this edition: All That Jazz―Total Access to the music and the players.

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Product Description: An optional disc including all 77 recordings in MP3 format with an easy-to-navigate index to open. Interactive Listening Guides for each work is available.

Hardcover:

9780393937077 | 2 cdr edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 14, 2015), cover price $73.85 | About this edition: An optional disc including all 77 recordings in MP3 format with an easy-to-navigate index to open.

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Product Description: Within days of Charlie “Bird” Parker’s death at the age of thirty-four, a scrawled legend began appearing on walls around New York City: Bird Lives. Gone was one of the most outstanding jazz musicians of any era, the troubled genius who brought modernism to jazz and became a defining cultural force for musicians, writers, and artists of every stripe...read more

Hardcover:

9780306808500 | Da Capo Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $55.01
9780688059507, titled "Celebrating Bird the Triumph of Charlie Parker" | Beech Tree Books, November 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Profiles the influential musician from his early life in Kansas City to his death in 1955

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9780816690411 | Revised edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, October 1, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Within days of Charlie “Bird” Parker’s death at the age of thirty-four, a scrawled legend began appearing on walls around New York City: Bird Lives.
9780306808920 | Da Capo Pr, June 3, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A biographical portrait of the jazz alto saxophonist.
9780688059514 | Reprint edition (Beech Tree Books, December 1, 1987), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Profiles the influential musician from his early life in Kansas City to his death in 1955

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Product Description: Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid. He started out in the slums of LA with nothing, and he ended up on top of the game in the speakeasies and nightclubs of New York...read more
By Gary Giddins (other contributor)

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9781590175774 | Reprint edition (New York Review of Books, September 11, 2012), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him.

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Product Description: From his overwhelming passion for his music to his tumultuous battle with drugs, renowned jazz musician Art Pepper holds nothing back in his autobiography. In addition to reflecting upon his own life, Pepper provides explosive commentary on both the jazz world and the drug and criminal subcultures abounding in California in the 1960s and 1970s...read more
By Gary Giddins (introduced by), Art Pepper and Laurie Pepper

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9788496879577 | Italian edition edition (Global Rhythm Pr, April 1, 2012), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From his overwhelming passion for his music to his tumultuous battle with drugs, renowned jazz musician Art Pepper holds nothing back in his autobiography.

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Product Description: The 2 CD set of concise recordings features 41 pieces, carefully selected from the 78 tracks of the Full Edition, in a dynamic combination of essential masterworks and lesser-known gems.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780393118438 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 30, 2010, cover price $48.30 | About this edition: The 2 CD set of concise recordings features 41 pieces, carefully selected from the 78 tracks of the Full Edition, in a dynamic combination of essential masterworks and lesser-known gems.

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Product Description: A brilliantly insightful and witty examination of beloved and little-known films, directors, and stars by one of America’s most esteemed critics. In his illuminating new work, Gary Giddins explores the evolution of film, from the first moving pictures and peepshows to the digital era of DVDs and online video-streaming...read more

Paperback:

9780393337921 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A brilliantly insightful and witty examination of beloved and little-known films, directors, and stars by one of America’s most esteemed critics.

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Product Description: The author of Little Big Man and The Feud here explores the shifting and elusive line between fantasy and reality.

Paperback:

9780316886451 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, October 8, 2002), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Traces the rise of Bing Crosby from his early successes as a radio star to his initial foray into Hollywood.

Miscellaneous:

9780316091565, titled "Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams - the Early Years 1903 - 1940" | Back Bay Books, November 29, 2009, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The author of Little Big Man and The Feud here explores the shifting and elusive line between fantasy and reality.

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Product Description: Jazz: Essential Listening provides all the materials students need to listen to, understand, and love jazz. Written by two master storytellers, this new brief text combines a dynamic listening experience with vivid narrative history, must-hear masterworks, and a superior eMedia package to reveal the excitement of America s quintessential music...read more

Paperback:

9780393192742, titled "Jazz -" | Pap/com edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 30, 2009), cover price $156.20 | About this edition: Jazz: Essential Listening provides all the materials students need to listen to, understand, and love jazz.

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CD/Spoken Word:

9780393933796 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 13, 2009, cover price $78.10

Hardcover:

9780195179514 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 1, 2006, cover price $99.00

Paperback:

9780195368505 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 29, 2008, cover price $27.95

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A companion volume to the landmark Visions of Jazz collects more than 140 writings celebrating jazz, with commentary on everything from modern jazz events and the current top musicians, to studies on the leading jazz figures of the past.

Hardcover:

9780195156072 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 7, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A companion volume to the landmark Visions of Jazz collects more than 140 writings celebrating jazz, with commentary on everything from modern jazz events and the current top musicians, to studies on the leading jazz figures of the past.

Paperback:

9780195304497, titled "Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 12, 2006, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: From 1934 to 1954, Bing Crosby utterly dominated American entertainment. The number one movie star for five years in a row, he had more hit records than anyone in history. The rise of Bing Crosby was the rise of the American popular culture itself...read more
By Gary Giddins and Edward Lewis (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786194636 | Mp3 edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2001), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: From 1934 to 1954, Bing Crosby utterly dominated American entertainment.

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By Gary Giddins and Edward Lewis (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786120840 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 1, 2001), cover price $99.95

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Traces the rise of Bing Crosby from his early successes as a radio star to his initial foray into Hollywood.

Hardcover:

9780786234233 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 2001), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Traces the rise of Bing Crosby from his early successes as a radio star to his initial foray into Hollywood.
9780316881883, titled "Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams : The Early Years 1903-1940" | Little Brown & Co, December 13, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Traces the rise of Bing Crosby from his early successes as a radio star to his initial foray into Hollywood.

Information gleaned from exclusive access to Armstrong's manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, personal effects, and photographs provides a portrait of the jazz master. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780306810138 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, January 17, 2001), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Information gleaned from exclusive access to Armstrong's manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, personal effects, and photographs provides a portrait of the jazz master.

Essays consider the work of Sarah Vaughan, Teddy Wilson, Tony Bennett, Roy Eldridge, Lester Young, Joe Turner, Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt, Woody Herman, Wynton Marsalis, and Frank Sinatra (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780195035582, titled "Rhythm-A-Ning: Jazz Tradition and Innovation in the '80s" | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 1985, cover price $24.95 | also contains Kid Paddle 8 Mi nombre es Paddle..Kid Paddle / Paddle..My name is Paddle | About this edition: Essays consider the work of Sarah Vaughan, Teddy Wilson, Tony Bennett, Roy Eldridge, Lester Young, Joe Turner, Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt, Woody Herman, Wynton Marsalis, and Frank Sinatra

Paperback:

9780306809873, titled "Rhythm-A-Ning: Jazz Tradition and Innovation in the '80s" | Da Capo Pr, October 18, 2000, cover price $16.95
9780195042146, titled "Rhythm-A-Ning: Jazz Tradition and Innovation in the '80's" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1986), cover price $9.95 | also contains Eci Mikoian | About this edition: Essays consider the work of Sarah Vaughan, Teddy Wilson, Tony Bennett, Roy Eldridge, Lester Young, Joe Turner, Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt, Woody Herman, Wynton Marsalis, and Frank Sinatra

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Essays consider the contributions of top jazz and pop singers, musicians, and composers, the problem of commercialization, and the history of jazz

Hardcover:

9780195028355 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1981, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Essays consider the contributions of top jazz and pop singers, musicians, and composers, the problem of commercialization, and the history of jazz

Paperback:

9780756766719 | Diane Pub Co, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.00
9780306809248 | Da Capo Pr, January 6, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Essays consider the contributions of top jazz and pop singers, musicians, and composers, the problem of commercialization, and the history of jazz
9780195032130 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 21, 1982), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Essays consider the contributions of top jazz and pop singers, musicians, and composers, the problem of commercialization, and the history of jazz

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Offers profiles of top jazz musicians and composers, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Coleman Hawkins, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, and Frank Sinatra (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780195076752 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 22, 1998, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Offers profiles of top jazz musicians and composers, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Coleman Hawkins, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, and Frank Sinatra

Paperback:

9780195132410 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 18, 2000, cover price $24.95

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Information gleaned from exclusive access to Armstrong's manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, personal effects, and photographs provides a portrait of the jazz master

Hardcover:

9780385244282 | Dolphin Books, November 1, 1988, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Information gleaned from exclusive access to Louis Armstrong's manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, and personal effects and photographs from the Armstrong estate provide an engrossing portrait of the jazz master

Paperback:

9780306808135 | Da Capo Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Information gleaned from exclusive access to Armstrong's manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, personal effects, and photographs provides a portrait of the jazz master
9780385244299 | Reissue edition (Anchor Books, August 1, 1992), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Information gleaned from exclusive access to Armstrong's manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, memorabilia, personal effects, and photographs provide a portrait of the jazz master

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