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Bessie - Empress of the Blues, Albertson, Chris
1 Albertson, Chris Bessie - Empress of the Blues
Abacus 1975 0349100543 / 9780349100548 Paperback Very Good 
224pp, 16 plates, selected discography. Biography of Bessie Smith, greatest of all blues singers. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Dinosaurs in the Morning: 41 Pieces on Jazz, Balliett, Whitney
2 Balliett, Whitney Dinosaurs in the Morning: 41 Pieces on Jazz
J. M. Dent 1964 2nd printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
224pp. Dust jacket chipped with few small tears. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The New Jazz Book, Berendt, Joachim
3 Berendt, Joachim The New Jazz Book
Jazz Book Club 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
314pp, discography. Dust jacket edge worn and chipped. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Combo: USA: Eight Lives in Jazz, Blesh, Rudi
4 Blesh, Rudi Combo: USA: Eight Lives in Jazz
Chilton Book Company 1971 0801952506 / 9780801952500 First Edition Hardcover 
240pp, 8 plates, discography. Ex library, remains of book plate, usual stamps in slightly chipped dust jacket. Louis Armstrong (Satchmo) , Sidney Bechet, Jack Teagarden, Lester Young, Eubie Blake, Gene Krupa, Charlie Christian & Billie Holiday, eight great names from the world of jazz. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Jazz in Britain, Boulton, David
5 Boulton, David Jazz in Britain
Jazz Book Club 1959 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
206pp, 8 plates. Slightly dust stained in removable protective cover. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Jazz Word, Cerulli, Dom; Korall, Burt & Nasatir, Mort
6 Cerulli, Dom; Korall, Burt & Nasatir, Mort The Jazz Word
Jazz Book Club 1963 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
192pp. A little foxing along top edge of pages. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Brother Ray. Ray Charles' Own Story, Charles, Ray & David Ritz
7 Charles, Ray & David Ritz Brother Ray. Ray Charles' Own Story
Da Capo Press 2004 0306814315 / 9780306814310 Third Edition Paperback Fine 
x, 364pp, illustrations, discography. Ray Charles (1930-2004) tells the story of his musical development, his heroin addiction and his tangled romantic life. He overcame poverty, blindness, the loss of his parents, and the pervasive racism of the era and by combining the influences of gospel, jazz, blues, and country music, he invented, almost single-handedly, what became known as soul. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
Who's Who of Jazz: Storyville to Swing Street, Chilton, John
8 Chilton, John Who's Who of Jazz: Storyville to Swing Street
Bloomsbury 1970 0950129003 / 9780950129006 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
447pp, b/w illustrations. Previous owners book plate on front paste-down. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Who's Who of Jazz: Storyville to Swing Street, Chilton, John
9 Chilton, John Who's Who of Jazz: Storyville to Swing Street
MacMillan 1989 0333483758 / 9780333483756 Paperback Very Good+ 
375pp, 16 plates. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Blue Rhythms. Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues, Deffaa, Chip
10 Deffaa, Chip Blue Rhythms. Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues
Da Capo Press 2000 0306809192 / 9780306809194 Paperback New 
302pp. This book presents profiles of six outstanding performers, dealing not only with their music, but also with their struggles against racism and financial exploitation. Artists are: Ruth Brown, LaVern Baker, Little Jimmy Scott, Charles Brown, Floyd Dixon and Jimmy Witherspoon. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Singing the Blues, Endsley, Melvin
11 Endsley, Melvin Singing the Blues
Frank Music Company 1954 Paperback Very Good 
Slight crease and very small tear to top edge. ; Sheet Music 
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Book of Jazz: A Guide to the Entire Field, Feather, Leonard
12 Feather, Leonard The Book of Jazz: A Guide to the Entire Field
New York Horizon Press 1957 Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
viii, 280pp. Page edges a little dust stained, dust jacket price clipped, chipped with some loss. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Jazz, Francis, Andre
13 Francis, Andre Jazz
Evergreen Books 1960 Paperback Very Good 
189pp, many illustrations, discography 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Jam Session. An Anthology of Jazz, Gleason, Ralph
14 Gleason, Ralph Jam Session. An Anthology of Jazz
Jazz Book Club 1961 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
253pp, 8 plates. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
The Heart of Jazz, Grossman, William L. & Farrell, Jack
15 Grossman, William L. & Farrell, Jack The Heart of Jazz
New York University Press 1956 Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Lamartine Le Goullon 
315pp, 20 plates. Corners slightly bumped, slightly chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Jazz Masters of the 20s, Hadlock, Richard
16 Hadlock, Richard Jazz Masters of the 20s
Da Capo Press 1988 0306803283 / 9780306803284 Paperback Near Fine 
266pp, 12pp b/w illustrations. An unabridged republication of the 1972 edition with a new introduction by the author. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
Father of the Blues. An Autobiography, Handy, W. C.
17 Handy, W. C. Father of the Blues. An Autobiography
Da Capo Press 1991 0306804212 / 9780306804212 Paperback Very Good 
xiv, 317pp, illustrations, music examples, list of compositions, arrangements and books. Handy's remarkable story reveals not only the career of the man who brought the blues to the world's attention, but the whole scope of American music, from the days of the old popular songs of the South, through ragtime to the great era of jazz. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
St. Louis Blues March, Handy, W. C.
18 Handy, W. C. St. Louis Blues March
Francis, Day & Hunter 1948 Paperback Very Good 
7pp. For piano. Adapted by Steve Stevens from Jerry Gray Arrangement. ; Sheet Music 
Price: 5.00 GBP
19 Hobson, Wilder American Jazz Music
Dent 1940 2nd printing Good in Good dust jacket 
Frontis, 230pp, 5 plates. Chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Essays on Jazz, James, Burnett,
20 James, Burnett, Essays on Jazz
Jazz Book Club 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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