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Image for Blue Rhythms. Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues

Blue Rhythms. Six Lives in Rhythm and Blues

By: Deffaa, Chip

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10299

ISBN: 0306809192

Condition: 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. View more info

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Notes from a Jazz Life

By: Fairweather, Digby

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Northway Publications: 2002

Seller ID: 11738

ISBN: 0953704017

Condition: Very Good


183pp, illustrations. View more info

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The Book of Jazz: A Guide to the Entire Field

By: Feather, Leonard

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1957

Seller ID: 5415

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


viii, 280pp. Page edges a little dust stained, dust jacket price clipped, chipped with some loss. View more info

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Swing Out. Great Negro Dance Bands

By: Fernett, Gene

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Michigan, Usa, Pendell: 1970

Seller ID: 11770

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


176pp, illustrations. Very slight wear to dust jacket. View more info

Jazz. A People's Music

By: Finkelstein, Sidney

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Citadel Press: 1948

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 12266

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


ix, 278pp, illustrations by Jules Halfant. View more info

Image for Hollywood, Mayfair, and all That Jazz: the Roy Fox Story

Hollywood, Mayfair, and all That Jazz: the Roy Fox Story

By: Fox, Roy

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leslie Frewin: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11661

ISBN: 0856321710

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


248pp, plates. View more info

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Jazz

By: Francis, Andre

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Evergreen Books: 1960

Seller ID: 8413

Condition: Very Good


189pp, many illustrations, discography View more info

Image for Duke Ellington. Bandleader and Composer

Duke Ellington. Bandleader and Composer

By: Frankl, Ron

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Chelsea House: 1988

Seller ID: 10468

ISBN: 079100208X

Condition: Fine


110pp, illustrations. ; Black Americans of Achievement View more info

Image for Henry Levine and the Recording Trumpeters

Henry Levine and the Recording Trumpeters

By: Freeman, J W

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Sileby, leics, J W Freeman: 1985

Seller ID: 11361

ISBN: 0951072005

Condition: Very Good+


37pp, illustrations. In removable clear protective cover. View more info

Image for Duke Ellington: His Life and Music

Duke Ellington: His Life and Music

By: Gammond, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Phoenix House: 1958

Seller ID: 4713

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


255pp, frontis, 16 plates. Dust jacket worn with some loss. View more info

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The Decca Book of Jazz

By: Gammond, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1958

Seller ID: 5833

Condition: Very Good-


431 pp. Illustrations. Chipped dust jacket with some loss in removable protective cover. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Scott Joplin and the Ragtime Era

By: Gammond, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Abacus: 1975

Seller ID: 11668

ISBN: 0349114129

Condition: Very Good


223pp, plates, discography. Joplin's life from his birth in 1868 in Texarkana, Texas, to his death in a mental institution in 1917. Describes his family background; the beginnings of his career playing in the honky tonks and brothels along the Mississippi; his rise to fame as "King of Ragtime" & his decline following the failure of his opera Treemonisha. View more info

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The Real Duke Ellington

By: George, Don

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1982

Seller ID: 7937

ISBN: 0860511669


272pp, 8 plates. Ex library, usual stamps else very good in very good dust jacket. View more info

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Satchmo

By: Giddins, Gary

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1998

Seller ID: 11925

ISBN: 0306808137

Condition: Very Good


240pp, many illustrations, colour and b/w. View more info

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Jam Session. An Anthology of Jazz

By: Gleason, Ralph

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Jazz Book Club: 1961

Seller ID: 11389

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


253pp, 8 plates. View more info

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Jazz Away from Home

By: Goddard, Chris

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Paddington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 11576

ISBN: 0709202792

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


319pp, illustrations. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Previous owner's name on endpaper, dustjacket very slightly chipped. View more info

Image for Every Day. The Story of Joe Williams.

Every Day. The Story of Joe Williams.

By: Gourse, Leslie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Quartet Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11547

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 207pp, plates, discography. Reprinted 1986. View more info

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