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Product Description: This year marks the golden anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the flagship band of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. Formed in 1966 and flourishing until 2010, the Art Ensemble distinguished itself by its unique performance practices—members played hundreds of instruments on stage, recited poetry, performed theatrical sketches, and wore face paint, masks, lab coats, and traditional African and Asian dress...read more

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9780226375960 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 21, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This year marks the golden anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the flagship band of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.

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Product Description: The New York loft jazz scene of the 1970s was a pivotal period for uncompromising, artist-produced work. Faced with a flagging jazz economy, a group of young avant-garde improvisers chose to eschew the commercial sphere and develop alternative venues in the abandoned factories and warehouses of Lower Manhattan...read more

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9780520285408 | Univ of California Pr, December 12, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The New York loft jazz scene of the 1970s was a pivotal period for uncompromising, artist-produced work.

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9780520285415 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, December 12, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The New York loft jazz scene of the 1970s was a pivotal period for uncompromising, artist-produced work.

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Product Description: A great reference work for jazz-lovers, this book offers a detailed exploration of its origins, great figures, and stylistic variations, all without sacrificing rigorous analysis of musical structures, technique, and variations. This is an indispensable book for both the newly curious and established professionals looking to broaden their knowledge...read more

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9788415256878 | Robinbook, December 1, 2016, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: A great reference work for jazz-lovers, this book offers a detailed exploration of its origins, great figures, and stylistic variations, all without sacrificing rigorous analysis of musical structures, technique, and variations.

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Product Description: A vivid, intimate, and largely unseen photographic chronicle of one week in the life of jazz icon Billie Holiday In 1957, New York photojournalist Jerry Dantzic spent time with the iconic singer Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub Sugar Hill...read more
By Zadie Smith (introduced by)

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9780500544655 | Thames & Hudson, November 15, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A vivid, intimate, and largely unseen photographic chronicle of one week in the life of jazz icon Billie Holiday In 1957, New York photojournalist Jerry Dantzic spent time with the iconic singer Billie Holiday during a week-long run of performances at the Newark, New Jersey, nightclub Sugar Hill.

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Product Description: A monumental publication, Jazz is the definitive look at nearly thirty years of jazz musicUnique access as the history of jazz unfoldedFrom the smoky backstage dressing rooms of New York and Chicago's pioneering jazz clubs to the acclaimed Jazz festivals that flourished to enthrall legions of fans, Ted Williams' camera captured the intimacy and the wizardry of Jazz's greats as they perfected their art over more than three decades from the 1940s-1970s...read more

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9781851498277 | Antique Collectors Club Ltd, October 31, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: A monumental publication, Jazz is the definitive look at nearly thirty years of jazz musicUnique access as the history of jazz unfoldedFrom the smoky backstage dressing rooms of New York and Chicago's pioneering jazz clubs to the acclaimed Jazz festivals that flourished to enthrall legions of fans, Ted Williams' camera captured the intimacy and the wizardry of Jazz's greats as they perfected their art over more than three decades from the 1940s-1970s.

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Product Description: Sun Ra said he came from Saturn. Known on earth for his inventive music and extravagant stage shows, he pioneered free-form improvisation in an ensemble setting with the devoted band he called the “Arkestra.” Sun Ra took jazz from the inner city to outer space, infusing traditional swing with far-out harmonies, rhythms, and sounds...read more

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9780292726369 | Univ of Texas Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Sun Ra said he came from Saturn.

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Product Description: In histories of music, producers tend to fall by the wayside--generally unknown and seldom acknowledged. But without them and their contributions to the art form, we'd have little on record of some of the most important music ever created...read more

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9781469630588 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In histories of music, producers tend to fall by the wayside--generally unknown and seldom acknowledged.

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Product Description: Saxophonist, multi-wind player, arranger, composer, music director, theater works producer, educator, and visionary, Pat Patrick performed with Duke Ellington’s and Quincy Jones’ orchestras, Thelonious Monk, Mongo Santamaria, Nat King Cole, James Moody, Eric Dolphy, Marvin Gaye, Patti Labelle, and Billy Taylor...read more

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9781442229730 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 16, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Saxophonist, multi-wind player, arranger, composer, music director, theater works producer, educator, and visionary, Pat Patrick performed with Duke Ellington’s and Quincy Jones’ orchestras, Thelonious Monk, Mongo Santamaria, Nat King Cole, James Moody, Eric Dolphy, Marvin Gaye, Patti Labelle, and Billy Taylor.

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Product Description: Despite his importance and influence, jazz musician, educator, and community leader Horace Tapscott remains relatively unknown to most Americans. In Songs of the Unsung Tapscott shares his life story, recalling his childhood in Houston, moving with his family to Los Angeles in 1943, learning music, and his early professional career...read more
By Steven L. Isoardi (editor)

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9780822362715 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, October 14, 2016), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Despite his importance and influence, jazz musician, educator, and community leader Horace Tapscott remains relatively unknown to most Americans.

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Product Description: Behind the iconic jazz orchestras, vocalists, and stage productions of the Swing Era lay the talents of popular music's unsung heroes: the arrangers. John Wriggle takes you behind the scenes of New York City's vibrant entertainment industry of the 1930s and 1940s to uncover the lives and work of jazz arrangers, both black and white, who left an indelible mark on American music and culture...read more

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9780252040405 | Univ of Illinois Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Behind the iconic jazz orchestras, vocalists, and stage productions of the Swing Era lay the talents of popular music's unsung heroes: the arrangers.

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9780252082269 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, August 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Behind the iconic jazz orchestras, vocalists, and stage productions of the Swing Era lay the talents of popular music's unsung heroes: the arrangers.

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Product Description: Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between nondiegetic film music (background music that comes from off-screen and is not audible to the film’s characters, to further the dramatic development of plot, character, or other themes) and diegetic music (source music produced on-screen and/or that is audible to the film’s characters, adding to the realism of the mise-en-scène without contributing much to other dramatic meanings)...read more

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9781138203006 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 15, 2016), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular.

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Product Description: The Christopher Small Reader is the fourth and final book in Christopher Small’s legacy as a composer, pianist, teacher, friend, provocateur, and influential outsider in classical music studies. It is at once a compendium of, a complement to, and an important addition to Small’s prior books: Musicking; Music, Society, Education; and Music of the Common Tongue...read more
By Robert Walser (editor)

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9780819576392 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, July 12, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The Christopher Small Reader is the fourth and final book in Christopher Small’s legacy as a composer, pianist, teacher, friend, provocateur, and influential outsider in classical music studies.

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9780819576408 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, July 12, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A rich representation of the transformative work of an influential scholar of music studies

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Product Description: Judy Dyble is a legend. The original female singer for Fairport Convention she left the band after their first album aged only 19, thinking her world had ended. The other members felt that her style of singing wasn’t powerful enough (Judy does have a very ethereal voice)...read more

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9780993212031 | Scb Distributors, July 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Judy Dyble is a legend.

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Product Description: Written by award-winning jazz historian Ted Gioia, this comprehensive guide offers an illuminating look at more than 250 seminal jazz compositions. In this comprehensive and unique survey, here are the songs that sit at the heart of the jazz repertoire, ranging from "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Autumn in New York" to "God Bless the Child," "How High the Moon," and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love...read more
By Bob Souer (narrator)

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9781522669937 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Written by award-winning jazz historian Ted Gioia, this comprehensive guide offers an illuminating look at more than 250 seminal jazz compositions.

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Product Description: Django Reinhardt was arguably the greatest guitarist who ever lived, an important influence on Les Paul, Charlie Christian, B.B. King, Jerry Garcia, Chet Atkins, and many others. Yet there is no major biography of Reinhardt. Now, in Django, Michael Dregni offers a definitive portrait of this great guitarist...read more
By Christian Rummel (narrator)

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9781522669746 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Django Reinhardt was arguably the greatest guitarist who ever lived, an important influence on Les Paul, Charlie Christian, B.

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Product Description: (Fake Book). The Real Books are the most popular jazz books of all time. This sixth volume features 400 more songs presented in Real Book notation, with no duplication from previous volumes! Includes: As Time Goes By * Baker Street * Begin the Beguine * Blue Rondo a La Turk * But Not for Me * Cute * Embraceable You * Emily * Fools Rush in (Where Angels Fear to Tread) * Goldfinger * Good Bait * Happy Talk * I Only Have Eyes for You * I'm Walkin' * Jumpin' at the Woodside * Just One of Those Things * Just You, Just Me * Kidney Stew Blues * Laura * Lester Leaps In * Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) * Love for Sale * Luck Be a Lady * The Man I Love * Man in the Mirror * Moonlight Serenade * New York, New York * Nice Work If You Can Get It * Nobody but You (Gershwin) * Oblivion * One for Daddy-O * 'S Wonderful * Shiny Stockings * Somethin' Else * Summer Wind * Tea for Two * They Can't Take That Away from Me * Volare * You and the Night and the Music * You Stepped Out of a Dream * and more...read more

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9781458440655 | Hal Leonard Corp, June 15, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: (Fake Book).
9781423488484 | Spiral-bound edition (Hal Leonard Corp, July 1, 2013), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: (Fake Book).
9781423425427 | Spiral-bound edition (Hal Leonard Corp, December 22, 2010), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: (Fake Book).

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Product Description: Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic―acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect of the music, past and present...read more
By Bob Souer (narrator)

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9781522666905 | 2 mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, June 14, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic―acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world.

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Product Description: “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...read more

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9781439913338 | Temple Univ Pr, June 10, 2016, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: “One of the greatest artists our country has is Benny Golson.

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Product Description: Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media. Where earlier studies have focused almost entirely on the role and portrayal of jazz in Hollywood film, the present book engages with a plethora of technologies and media from early film and soundies through television to recent developments in digital technologies and online media...read more
By Jenny Doctor (editor)

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9780199347650 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 28, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media.

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9780199347667 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 28, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Watching Jazz: Encounters with Jazz Performance on Screen is the first systematic study of jazz on screen media.

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Product Description: (Guitar Play-Along). The Guitar Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the audio to hear how the guitar should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks...read more
By Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)

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9781603784061 | Pap/com edition (Hal Leonard Corp, June 1, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: (Guitar Play-Along).
9781423485469, titled "J.S. Bach: Jazz Play-along Volume 120" | Pap/com edition (Hal Leonard Corp, August 1, 2010), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: (Jazz Play Along).

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Product Description: In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V documents the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the nineteenth century to the present. The musicians range from the renowned (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the notable (Freddie Green, Josh White), to the largely forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the obscure (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace “Spoons” Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson)...read more

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9781611176216, titled "An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz & Blues Musicians" | Univ of South Carolina Pr, May 17, 2016, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V documents the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the nineteenth century to the present.

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Product Description: The new phenomenon of jazz music took the world by storm in the 1920s and 1930s. This book provides a timely analysis of the relationship between jazz and recording and broadcast technologies in the early twentieth century. Jazz histories have traditionally privileged qualities such as authenticity, naturalness and spontaneity, but to do so overlooks jazz's status as a modernist, mechanised art form that evolved alongside the moving image and visual cultures...read more

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9781784533441 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 30, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The new phenomenon of jazz music took the world by storm in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Product Description: An extraordinary collection of revealing, personal interviews with fourteen jazz music legends During his nearly forty years as a music journalist, Ralph J. Gleason recorded many in-depth interviews with some of the greatest jazz musicians of all time...read more
By Ted Gioia (foreword by)

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9780300214529 | Yale Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An extraordinary collection of revealing, personal interviews with fourteen jazz music legends During his nearly forty years as a music journalist, Ralph J.

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Product Description: Jazz is the great American art form, its very essence is predicated on freedom and creativity. Its sound unequivocally calls forth narratives of past struggles and future dreams. Yet jazz can be as inscrutable as it is mesmerizing, especially to outsiders who don't know what to make of improvisation or unexpected shifts in melody or tempo...read more

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9780465060894 | Basic Books, May 31, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Jazz is the great American art form, its very essence is predicated on freedom and creativity.

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Product Description: How do we speak about jazz? In this provocative study based on the author's deep immersion in the New York City jazz scene, Tom Greenland turns from the usual emphasis on artists and their music to focus on non-performing participants, describing them as active performers in their own right who witness and thus collaborate in a happening made one-of-a-kind by improvisation, mood, and moment...read more

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9780252040115 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: How do we speak about jazz?

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9780252081606 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: How do we speak about jazz?

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