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American Music. A Quarterly Journal Devoted to all Aspects of American Music and Music in America.
1 American Music. A Quarterly Journal Devoted to all Aspects of American Music and Music in America.
The Sonneck Society / University of Illinois Press 1985 Paperback Very Good 
Volume 3 number 4, Winter 1985. Contents includes: - A Preliminary Chronology of the Early Career of Ferd "Jelly Roll" Morton; The Musical Theater of Marc Blitzstein; Synchronized Sound and Movie-House Musicians, 1926-29; Jesse B. Aikin and the Christian Minstrel; Charles Martin Loeffler and George Gershwin: A Forgotten Friendship, Music in Kansas Grade Schools from 1870 to 1900: A Study of Organization and Growth; Milton Babbitt on Milton Babbitt. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood, Albany, A. J.
2 Albany, A. J. Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood
Bloomsbury Publishing 2003 1582343330 / 9781582343334 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
166pp, illustrations. Amy Jo Albany’s recollections of early life with her father, the great jazz pianist Joe Albany, from his drug abuse between high-profile gigs to the shadowy world of late 60s and 70s Hollywood and the outcasts, misfits and artists of the jazz world whom she came to love. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Monteverdi, Arnold, Denis
3 Arnold, Denis Monteverdi
Oxford University Press 2000 0198164653 / 9780198164654 Paperback Near Fine 
x, 245pp, plates, music examples, catalogue of works. ; Master Musician Series 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Monteverdi, Arnold, Denis
4 Arnold, Denis Monteverdi
J. M. Dent 1978 0460031554 / 9780460031554 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
ix, 212pp, plates, music examples, catalogue of works. Tiny repaired tear to dust jacket. ; Master Musician Series 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Treat It Gentle, Bechet, Sidney
5 Bechet, Sidney Treat It Gentle
Da Capo 2002 0306811081 / 9780306811081 Paperback New 
245pp, illustrations, discography. In this autobiography Bechet tells of his slave grandfather, the evolving jazz sounds, and stories of Josephine Baker and the Revue Negré. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
With Louis and the Duke. The Autobiography of a Jazz Clarinetist, Bigard, Barney (edited by Martyn, Barry)
6 Bigard, Barney (edited by Martyn, Barry) With Louis and the Duke. The Autobiography of a Jazz Clarinetist
New York Oxford University Press 1986 0195204948 / 9780195204940 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
x, 152pp, plates. Dust jacket price clipped. Barney Bigard was a major jazz clarinetist. He played with Duke Ellington for fourteen years, stopping only when the pace of international touring began to tire him. A few years later, in Los Angeles, he began a long association with Louis Armstrong's newly-formed small band, the All Stars. Bigard is able to analyze the different musical approaches Armstrong and Ellington took and includes photographs from his personal collection, many of them never before published. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Mozart, Blom Eric
7 Blom Eric Mozart
J. M. Dent 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
388pp, frontis, 8 plates, calendar, catalogue of works, music examples. ; Master Musician Series 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
The Lost Cellos of Lev Aronson, Brent, Francis
8 Brent, Francis The Lost Cellos of Lev Aronson
New York Atlas & Co 2009 1934633119 / 9781934633113 First Edition Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
224pp, plates. Lev Aronson was first cellist of the Latvian orchestra. The instruments that passed through his hands show what was lost and preserved during the Holocaust. This book recalls his life through the Russian revolution, pogroms and Cold War Berlin to the United States, and how he is forced to reshape his identity in order to survive. A portrait of being Jewish in Russia, the brutalities of the camps and the status of refugees in Berlin and America. A new copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
The Mcjazz Manuscripts: a Collection of the Writings of Sandy Brown, Brown, Sandy (edited by David Binns)
9 Brown, Sandy (edited by David Binns) The Mcjazz Manuscripts: a Collection of the Writings of Sandy Brown
Faber & Faber 1979 0571113192 / 9780571113194 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
168pp, plates, discography. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Verdi, Budden, Julian
10 Budden, Julian Verdi
J. M. Dent 1985 0460031651 / 9780460031653 Hardcover 
xi, 404pp, 8pp photographs, 99 music examples. Ex library book plate removed, internally very good in very good dust jacket; Master Musician Series 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Pages from a Musician's Life, Busch, Fritz
11 Busch, Fritz Pages from a Musician's Life
Hogarth Press 1953 Hardcover 
223 pp. Frontis, 7 plates. Memoirs of the distinguished conductor who played a major part in the founding of Glyndebourne Opera House Translated by Marjorie Strachey. Endpapers browned, repaired dust jacket slightly chipped at edges in removable protective cover. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz from the Beginning, Bushell, Garvin & Tucker, Mark
12 Bushell, Garvin & Tucker, Mark Jazz from the Beginning
Oxford Bayou Press 1988 1871478006 / 9781871478006 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xv, 198pp, plates, discography. In clear, removable protective cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Albert Schweitzer   Philosopher Theologian Musician Doctor: Some Biographical Notes, Campion, C.T.
13 Campion, C.T. Albert Schweitzer Philosopher Theologian Musician Doctor: Some Biographical Notes
A & C Black 1928 First Edition 
31pp, portrait frontis and 2 other illustrations. Original cream paper covered boards, paper label. A little browning to the boards else a very good copy. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman, Casson, Colin
14 Casson, Colin Blowing My Own Trumpet. Memoirs of a Yorkshire Bandsman
Tempus 2008 075244719X / 9780752447193 Paperback Fine 
96pp. Memories of childhood and early days in the Black Dyke Mills Band to trooping the colour with the Irish Guards and his debut with Geraldo, this collection of tales from Haworth musician Colin Casson takes the reader from Westminster Abbey to Northern Ireland, Europe, Australia and the Hollywood of the 1950s. A hugely successful career with British institutions such as the BBC Philharmonic and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (with whom he débuted Britten's War Requiem) followed. Illustrated with more than sixty photographs and filled with amusing anecdotes including how he came to record the theme tune for The Bridge Over The River Kwai 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Brother Ray. Ray Charles' Own Story, Charles, Ray & David Ritz
15 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
 
 
Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song, Chernin, Kim & Stendhal, Renate
16 Chernin, Kim & Stendhal, Renate Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song
The Women's Press 1998 0704346230 / 9780704346239 Paperback New 
236pp, illustrations, discography. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
Ride Red Ride: the Life of Henry 'red' Allen, Chilton, John
17 Chilton, John Ride Red Ride: the Life of Henry 'red' Allen
Continuum 2000 0826447449 / 9780826447449 Paperback New 
216pp, 8 plates. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Oh, Didn't He Ramble. The Life Story of Lee Collins, Collins, Mary & edited by Gillis, Frank J. & Miner, John W.
18 Collins, Mary & edited by Gillis, Frank J. & Miner, John W. Oh, Didn't He Ramble. The Life Story of Lee Collins
Oxford Bayou Press 1989 1871478103 / 9781871478105 Paperback Near Fine 
xv, 165pp, plates, discography. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
The World of Duke Ellington, Dance, Stanley
19 Dance, Stanley The World of Duke Ellington
MacMillan 1971 0333130197 / 9780333130193 Hardcover 
xvi, 301pp, photographs, chronology, discography. Slight chipping and two small tears to back of dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Bizet, Dean, Winton
20 Dean, Winton Bizet
Dent 1975 0460031635 / 9780460031639 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
306pp, plates, music examples, calendar, catalogue of works. Dust jacket price clipped, in removable protective cover. ; Master Musician Series 
Price: 7.00 GBP
 
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