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Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood, Albany, A. J.
1 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
 
 
Bessie - Empress of the Blues, Albertson, Chris
2 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
 
 
Class Act: the Jazz Life of Choreographer Cholly Atkins, Atkins, Cholly & Malone, Jacqui
3 Atkins, Cholly & Malone, Jacqui Class Act: the Jazz Life of Choreographer Cholly Atkins
Columbia University Press 2001 0231123647 / 9780231123648 Hardcover New in Fine dust jacket 
260pp, 36 plates. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz, Balliett, Whitney
4 Balliett, Whitney Barney, Bradley, and Max. Sixteen Portraits in Jazz
Oxford University Press 1989 0195061241 / 9780195061246 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket price clipped. This book, intended as a supplement to 'American Musicians', offers sixteen additional profiles--seven of which have never appeared in book form before. (The article on clarinettist Buddy De Franco has never been printed anywhere. Beginning with a profile of the jazz fan Jean Bach, who calls herself "the first jazz groupie" he continues with club owners Max Gordon (The Village Vanguard) , Barney Josephson (Cafe Society) , and Bradley Cunningham (Bradley's) , and finally introduces us to such virtuoso jazz musicians as Benny Goodman and Charlie "Bird" Parker. In between are pieces about pianists Claude Thornhill, Mel Powell, George Shearing; trumpet player Ruby Braff; and more. ; 223 pages 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Dinosaurs in the Morning: 41 Pieces on Jazz, Balliett, Whitney
5 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
 
 
Jelly Roll, Jabbo, and Fats. 19 Portraits in Jazz, Balliett, Whitney
6 Balliett, Whitney Jelly Roll, Jabbo, and Fats. 19 Portraits in Jazz
New York Oxford University Press 1983 0195032756 / 9780195032758 Hardcover Very Good 
x, 197pp. Very light wear to dust jacket, previous owner's name and address on endpaper. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
Treat It Gentle, Bechet, Sidney
7 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
 
 
The New Jazz Book, Berendt, Joachim
8 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
 
 
With Louis and the Duke. The Autobiography of a Jazz Clarinetist, Bigard, Barney (edited by Martyn, Barry)
9 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
 
 
Combo: USA: Eight Lives in Jazz, Blesh, Rudi
10 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
 
 
They all Played Ragtime:  the True Story of an American Music, Blesh, Rudi & Janis, Harriet
11 Blesh, Rudi & Janis, Harriet They all Played Ragtime: the True Story of an American Music
New York Knopf 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
xviii, 338pp, xviii, 16 plates, includes the complete score of Maple Leaf Rag. Lists of published ragtime pieces, phonograph records (both cylinder & disk) , and player piano rolls. Dust jacket slightly Chipped. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz in Britain, Boulton, David
12 Boulton, David Jazz in Britain
Jazz Book Club 1959 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
206pp, 8 plates 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Georgia On My Mind. The Nat Gonella Story, Brown, Ron. & Brown, Cyril
13 Brown, Ron. & Brown, Cyril Georgia On My Mind. The Nat Gonella Story
Portsmouth Milestone Publications 1985 0903852683 / 9780903852685 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
171pp, illustrations. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
The Mcjazz Manuscripts: a Collection of the Writings of Sandy Brown, Brown, Sandy (edited by David Binns)
14 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
 
 
The Hornes. The Story of Lena Horne and Her Family, Buckley, Gail Lumet
15 Buckley, Gail Lumet The Hornes. The Story of Lena Horne and Her Family
Weidenfeld & Nicholson 0297790846 / 9780297790846 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
xii, 262pp, illustrations. Lena Horne and several generations of her family described by her daughter. Dust jacket price clipped. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
I Used To Be an Animal, But I'm All Right Now, Burdon, Eric
16 Burdon, Eric I Used To Be an Animal, But I'm All Right Now
Faber and Faber 1986 0571134920 / 9780571134922 Paperback Very Good 
221pp. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
 
 
Jazz from the Beginning, Bushell, Garvin & Tucker, Mark
17 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
 
 
Next to a Letter From Home: Major Glenn Miller's Wartime Band, Butcher, Geoffrey
18 Butcher, Geoffrey Next to a Letter From Home: Major Glenn Miller's Wartime Band
Edinburgh Mainstream Publishing 1986 1851580255 / 9781851580255 Hardcover 
xvi, 360pp plus index, illustrations, comprehensive discography. Ex library front endpaper removed, usual stamps. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Sometimes I Wonder. The Story of Hoagy Carmichael, Carmichael, Hoagy  with Stephen Longstreet
19 Carmichael, Hoagy with Stephen Longstreet Sometimes I Wonder. The Story of Hoagy Carmichael
Alvin Redman 1966 Hardcover Very Good 
313pp, 8 plates. Dust jacket has few tiny repaired tears else very good. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
Miles Davis: a Critical Biography, Carr, Ian
20 Carr, Ian Miles Davis: a Critical Biography
Paladin Books 1988 0586084568 / 9780586084564 Paperback Very Good 
367pp, plates, discography. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
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New Arrivals
Eddie Condon's Scrapbook of Jazz, Condon, Eddie & O'Neal, Hank
Eddie Condon's Scrapbook of Jazz
Condon, Eddie & O'Neal, Hank
10.00 GBP


Just Jazz No. 4., Traill, Sinclair and the Hon. Gerald Lascelles
Just Jazz No. 4.
Traill, Sinclair and the Hon. Gerald Lascelles
8.00 GBP


Jazz - A to Z., Clayton, Peter &  Peter Gammond
Jazz - A to Z.
Clayton, Peter & Peter Gammond
5.00 GBP


Louis Armstrong. A Biography, Collier, James Lincoln
Louis Armstrong. A Biography
Collier, James Lincoln
6.00 GBP


A New History of Jazz, Shipton, Alyn
A New History of Jazz
Shipton, Alyn
12.00 GBP


Jazzbook 1947, McCarthy, Albert
Jazzbook 1947
McCarthy, Albert
8.00 GBP


 
 


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