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Image for Sassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan

Sassy: The Life of Sarah Vaughan

By: Gourse, Leslie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 11643

ISBN: 1851584137

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


288pp, plates. Traces her life from her childhood in Newark, New Jersey, to the top of the jazz music world in America. It also describes how her obsession with her music led to four marriages ending in divorce. View more info

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Swingtime in Tottenham

By: Green, Benny

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lemon Tree Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11596

ISBN: 0904291111

Condition: Near Fine


107pp. The Memoirs of the Jazz Musician Benny Green, 1940s -1970s. Illustrated by Ross View more info

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Such Sweet Thunder. Benny Green on Jazz.

By: Green, Benny (Ed Green, Dominic)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11459

ISBN: 0743208358

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


ix, 514pp. A heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Collection of reviews, sleevenotes, obituaries and previously unpublished works written by the late Benny Green. There are discussions on great songwriters and leading jazz singers, the role of jazz in music, and leading jazz musicians. View more info

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Jazz Styles. History & Analysis.

By: Gridley, Mark C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11805

ISBN: 0135092175


xviii, 445pp, illustrations. No cassette. View more info

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Jazz Styles. History & Analysis. Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and Discography

By: Gridley, Mark C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1988

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11550

ISBN: 0135092256

Condition: Near Fine


v, 140pp. View more info

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The Heart of Jazz

By: Grossman, William L. & Farrell, Jack

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York University Press: 1956

Seller ID: 5387

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


315pp, 20 plates. Corners slightly bumped, slightly chipped dust jacket. View more info

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Jazz Masters of the 20s

By: Hadlock, Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1988

Seller ID: 11443

ISBN: 0306803283

Condition: Near Fine


266pp, 12pp b/w illustrations. An unabridged republication of the 1972 edition with a new introduction by the author. View more info

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Hamp - An Autobiography

By: Hampton,Lionel & Haskins,James

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Amistad Press: 1993

Seller ID: 12714

ISBN: 1567430198

Condition: New


286pp, 16 plates, discography. View more info

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Father of the Blues. An Autobiography

By: Handy, W. C.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1991

Seller ID: 11442

ISBN: 0306804212

Condition: 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. View more info

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Jazz Is

By: Hentoff, Nat

Price: £5.00

Publisher: W. H. Allen: 1978

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 11785

ISBN: 049102312X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


288pp, illustrations. Slight browning of dust jacket. View more info

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American Jazz Music

By: Hobson, Wilder

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent: 1940

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 4709

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Frontis, 230pp, 5 plates. Chipped dust jacket. View more info

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Count Basie and His Orchestra. Its Music and its Musicians.

By: Horricks, Raymond

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jazz Book Club: 1958

Edition: 2nd Edition - revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 4722


320pp, discography. Corners bumped else very good in chipped & torn dust jacket. View more info

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These Jazzmen of Our Time

By: Horricks, Raymond

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jazz Book Club: 1960

Seller ID: 4913

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


236pp, 12 plates. foxing to top edge. View more info

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Born under the Sign of Jazz. Public Faces / Private Moments

By: Hultin, Randi

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sanctuary Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 11553

ISBN: 1860742521

Condition: Very Good+


400pp, many illustrations, cd of rare recordings. Hultin, a Scandinavian jazz jounalist, since 1953 has entertained jazz musicians at her home. This is a chronicle of her visitors and the CD covers recordings made there. Jazz giants including Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Zoot Sims, Coleman Hawkins, Hampton Hawes, Eubie Blake, Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Bud Powell, Dexter Gordon, Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz and Chet Baker, to name a few. View more info

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Billie Holiday

By: James, Burnett

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Spellmount: 1984

Seller ID: 7093

ISBN: 0946771057

Condition: Fine


95pp, illustrations, discography. View more info

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Essays on Jazz

By: James, Burnett,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jazz Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 4908

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


205pp View more info

Jazz Records. 6 Volumes

By: Jepsen, J.G.

Price: £200.00

Seller ID: 8241

Condition: Very Good+


No publisher or date stated. Covers the years 1942 to 1969 'for those artists who began their recording career between 1940 and 1942 the records from this period have also been included' Red cloth, gilt titles on spine. A very heavy set, 5kg, Please contact us for postage cost. View more info

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Duke: A Portrait of Duke Ellington

By: Jewell, Derek

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Elm Tree Books: 1977

Seller ID: 4521

ISBN: 0241895790

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


192pp, 16 plates, select discography. Previous owners book plate. View more info

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The Popular Voice: A Musical Record of the 60's and 70's

By: Jewell, Derek

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11699

ISBN: 0233971599

Condition: Very Good


256pp, plates. View more info

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Talking Jazz

By: Jones, Max

Price: £7.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1987

Seller ID: 11697

ISBN: 0333434315

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


ix, 293pp, plates. Previous owner's inscription on endpaper, price clipped, spine faded. View more info