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Image for Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood

Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood

By: Albany, A. J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 10292

ISBN: 1582343330

Condition: 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. View more info

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Brother Ray. Ray Charles' Own Story

By: Charles, Ray & David Ritz

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11453

ISBN: 0306814315

Condition: 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. View more info