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Jazz Party:  A Photo Gallery of Great Jazz Musicians
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Jazz Party: A Photo Gallery of Great Jazz Musicians

By White, Al

Little Rock, AR: August House Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket edgeworn with tape repair at . head of spine.. 2000. Hardcover. 087483564X . Black cloth with titles stamped in silver on spine. Photo-illustrated endpapers. Text edited by Jim Shacter. Inscribed by Al White on the title page in the year of publication. Index. Foreword by Bob Haggart. Photos from 1968-2000 of jazz musicians and short biographies. Subjects include: Benny Carter, Doc Cheatham, Peter Ecklund, Pee Wee Erwin, Milt Hinton, Eddie Hubble, Red Norvo, Zoot Sims, Maxine Sullivan, Ralph Sutton, Clark Terry, Teddy Wilson and many others. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 234 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

The Big Bands
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The Big Bands

By Simon, George T.

NY: Macmillan Company. Good in Good dust jacket; Jackets and boards waterstained.. 1969. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Foreword by Frank Sinatra. Selective discography, index, many photographs. A swingin' look at the golden age of the Big Bands, written in a lively and opinionated style. Red cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 537 pages .

$13.00

American Jazz Music
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American Jazz Music

By Hobson, Wilder

NY: W. W. Norton. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and worn at corners and head . and tail of spine.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Index. Five photos. "American Jazz Music is the first book by an American to deal with the subject as a whole, in its technical as well as its historical aspects." (from front jacket flap). ; 230 pages .

$60.00

Jazzpaths:   An American Photomemento
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Jazzpaths: An American Photomemento

By Wild, David

London: Hyphen Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners and head and tail of spine bumped.. 2011. Hardcover. 9780907259459 . Pictorial hardcover. Many photograph reproductions and other illustrations in black and white and color. The English-born architect is a jazz lover and photographer and documents his travels through American in the mid-1960s in photographs and photomontages of urban street scenes and jazz musicians. .

$17.00

Jazz Cooks: Portraits and Recipes of the Greats
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Jazz Cooks: Portraits and Recipes of the Greats

By Young, Bob; Stankus, Al

NY: Stewart Tabori and Chang. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription, one inch split at head of . spine.. 1992. First Printing. Softcover. 1556701926 . A hot book of recipes, photographs, biographical sketches and musical lore by 95 wonderful jazz artists. Great black and white photographs by Deborah Feingold. Indices. A surprising number of jazz musicians are on vegetarian or macrobiotic diets, although the fare is varied: Dizzy Gillespie's Salmon and Hominy Grits, Milt Hinton's Millionaire Meatloaf (with the bonus of his awfully cute portrait with bass and Bar-B-Q hat) , Paul Motian's Armenian Lentil Soup, and Tito Puente's Ensalada de Bacalao, to name a few) . ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 216 pages .

$17.00

Bourbon Street Black: The New Orleans Black Jazzman
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Bourbon Street Black: The New Orleans Black Jazzman

By Buerkle, Jack V. ; Barker, Danny

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket . lightly rubbed.. 1973. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0195016904 . Red cloth binding. Index, appendix, photos. "Skillfully weaving social history with extensive personal interviews, authors Buerkle and Barker explore the real world of these legendary jazzmen." (from front jacket flap). ; 244 pages .

$20.00

The Essential Klezmer : a Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul  Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde
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The Essential Klezmer : a Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde

By Rogovoy, Seth

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Ex-senior center library copy with stamp on . front free endpaper.. 2000. First Printing. Softcover. 1565122445 . Index, bibliography, discography, glossary, appendices. Many photographs. Many references to the jazz influences on klezmer music, both during the Big Band era and in the more recent klezmer revival. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 281 pages .

$12.00

The Jazz Life

By Hentoff, Nat

London: Peter Davies. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, jacket creased, . rubbed, sunned at spine and soiled on rear panel.. 1962. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Jacket art by Paul Bacon. Jazz Master critic Nat Hentoff relates the New York City jazz scene in the 1960s and profiles such greats as Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, John Lewis, Charles Mingus and Thelonious Monk. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages .

$25.00

Living the Jazz Life: Conversations with Forty Musicians about Their  Careers in Jazz
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Living the Jazz Life: Conversations with Forty Musicians about Their Careers in Jazz

By Stokes, W. Royal

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 2000. First Printing. Softcover. 0195152492 . Ties together a wide range of jazz styles in these snapshots of the touring and recording life of contemporary jazz musicians. Many pages of photos, index. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 278 pages .

$13.00

Swing under the Nazis:   Jazz as a Metaphor for Freedom
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Swing under the Nazis: Jazz as a Metaphor for Freedom

By Zwerin, Mike

NY: Cooper Square Press. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy.. 2000. Softcover. 0815410751 . Index, many photos, illustrations, sources. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages .

$11.00

New Perspectives on Jazz
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New Perspectives on Jazz

By Baker, David N. (editor)

Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. Very Good; Covers scratched, light soiling to front endpapers.. 1990. Later Printing. Softcover. 0874749859 . Contains jazz essays by Gary Giddins, Stanley Crouch, Gunther Schuller, Amiri Baraka, Billy Taylor, and George Butler, among others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages .

$9.00

Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life
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Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life

By Marsalis, Wynton; Vigeland, Carl

NY: Da Capo Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy.. 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 0306810336 . Written in jazz riffs, alternating between writer Carl Vigeland and trumpet master Wynton Marsalis during a road tour of the Wynton Marsalis Septet from 1989 to 1994. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 249 pages .

$13.00

Faith in Time:  The Life of Jimmy Scott
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Faith in Time: The Life of Jimmy Scott

By Ritz, David

NY: Da Capo Press. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 2003. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0306812290 . Index, bibliography, discography, many photos. The late jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott had an amazing voice; amazing because of his medical condition (Kallman's syndrome, which kept his voice in the high range) and amazing because of his impressive jazz chops. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 270 pages .

$10.00

The Great Jazz Revival:  A Pictorial Celebration of Traditional Jazz
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The Great Jazz Revival: A Pictorial Celebration of Traditional Jazz

By Goggin, Jim; Clute, Peter

San Rafael, CA: Donna Ewald. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1994. First Edition. Softcover. 0964106701 . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 160 pages .

$10.00

Future Jazz
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Future Jazz

By Mandel, Howard

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled and scuffed, remainder mark on page . bottoms.. 2000. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0195141210 . Index. Interviews with Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Cassandra Wilson, Joshua Redman, David Murray, John McLaughlin, James "Blood" Ulmer, John Zorn, Vernon Reid, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, and others. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 235 pages .

$10.00