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Image for Leader of the Band. The Life of Woody Herman

Leader of the Band. The Life of Woody Herman

By: Lees, Gene

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 11606

ISBN: 0195115740

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 414pp, plates. A full-scale biography of Woody Herman, whose career spanned the big band and bebop eras. View more info

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Sweeping the Blues Away. a Celebration of the Merseysippi Jazz Band

By: Leigh, Spencer

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Institute of Popular Music, University of Liverpool: 2002

Seller ID: 11452

ISBN: 1898806039

Condition: Very Good-


176pp, illustrations, discography. The title page has been removed else a very good copy. ; Liverpool Sounds Series View more info

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Classic Jazz. A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians

By: Levin, Floyd

Price: £10.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11554

ISBN: 0520213602

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


xxiii, 337pp, illustrations. Foreword by Benny Carter. A collection of Floyd Levin's articles, published mostly in jazz magazines over a fifty-year period. The articles are organized thematically, beginning with a piece on Kid Ory's early recordings and ending with a newly written article about the campaign to put up a monument to Louis Armstrong in New Orleans. Levin gives in-depth profiles of many well-known jazz legends, such as Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, and Louis Armstrong, and many lesser-known figures who contributed greatly to the development of jazz. View more info

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The Great Jazz Pianists - Speaking of Their Lives and Music.

By: Lyons, Len

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1983

Seller ID: 10300

ISBN: 0306803437

Condition: New


322pp, b/w illustrations. A general survey of jazz pianists and their tradition, followed by interviews with 27 pianists. View more info

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The Great Jazz Pianists - Speaking of Their Lives and Music.

By: Lyons, Len

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11450

ISBN: 0306803437

Condition: Very Good


322pp, b/w illustrations. A general survey of jazz pianists and their tradition, followed by interviews with 27 pianists. Previous owner's name on half title page. View more info

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The Best of Jazz

By: Lyttelton, Humphrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1998

Seller ID: 8930

ISBN: 1861051875

Condition: Very Good


423pp, 16 plates. Slight crease to bottom corner of cover. View more info

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It Just Occured to Me... the Reminiscences & Thoughts of Chairman Humph

By: Lyttelton, Humphrey

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 2006

Seller ID: 11647

ISBN: 1861059019

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


181pp, plates, colour & b/w. View more info

Image for The Best of Jazz. Basin Street to Harlem. jazz masters and masterpieces, 1917-1930

The Best of Jazz. Basin Street to Harlem. jazz masters and masterpieces, 1917-1930

By: Lyttelton, Humphrey

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11648

ISBN: 0903895919

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


214pp, plates. View more info

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Last Chorus. an Autobiographical Medley

By: Lyttelton, Humphrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: JR Books: 2008

Seller ID: 11649

ISBN: 1906217181

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


447pp, illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. View more info

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Les Maitres Du Jazz

By: Malson, Lucien

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Presses Universitaires De France: 1962

Seller ID: 4770

Condition: Very Good


128pp In French View more info

Image for In Search of Buddy Bolden. First Man of Jazz

In Search of Buddy Bolden. First Man of Jazz

By: Marquis, Donald

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 11760

ISBN: 0306801302


xix, 176pp, illustrations. Crease on corner of cover else very good. View more info

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Sweet Swing Blues on the Road

By: Marsalis, Wynton & Stewart, Frank

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Thunder's Mouth Press: 1994

Seller ID: 6881

ISBN: 1560251557

Condition: New


190pp, profusely illustrated by the black and white photographs of Frank Stewart. View more info

Image for Concert Music, Rock, and Jazz Since 1945 Essays and Analytical Studies

Concert Music, Rock, and Jazz Since 1945 Essays and Analytical Studies

By: Marvin, Elizabeth West & Hermann, Richard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 2002

Seller ID: 9028

ISBN: 1580460968

Condition: New


452pp, illustrations. Analysis of a wide range of Western music, disregarding barriers between different kinds of music and discussing topics in three sections: compositional poetics, structuralist approaches, and musical-analysis. New copy; Eastman Studies in Music View more info

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A. K. A. DOC. the Oral History of a New Orleans Street Musician

By: May, James (As Told To Geoffrey and Ryan Edwards)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cadence Jazz Books: 2000

Seller ID: 11422

ISBN: 1881993361

Condition: Very Good


103pp, illustrations. View more info

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Billy Mayerl - Jazz Master

By: Mayer, Billy

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Faber Music Limited: 1987

Seller ID: 12846

ISBN: 0571532780

Condition: Near Fine


191pp View more info

The PL Year Book of Jazz

By: McCarthy, Albert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson: 1946

Seller ID: 11773

Condition: Very Good-


188pp, illustrations. Slight wear to boards, no dust jacket. View more info

Image for The Dance Band Era: The Dancing Decades from Ragtime to Swing 1910-1950

The Dance Band Era: The Dancing Decades from Ragtime to Swing 1910-1950

By: McCarthy, Albert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Spring Books: 1974

Seller ID: 11732

ISBN: 0600329070

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


176pp, 216 b/w illustrations, discography. Very slight edge wear to rear of dust jacket. View more info

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Jazzbook 1947

By: McCarthy, Albert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Editions Poetry London: 1947

Seller ID: 12467

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


171pp, 12 plates. View more info

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I Like Jazz

By: Myrus, Donald

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1966

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 4487

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


118pp, b/w illustrations. Pevious owners book plate on front paste-down. View more info

Image for Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

By: Nisenson, Eric

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6024

ISBN: 0312253303

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


216pp. View more info