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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

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

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