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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to 'Round about Midnight: A Portrait of Miles Davis.    

Blue Note Records: The Biography

Richard Cook - Music - 2004 - 282 pages
Blue Note Records is the first full history of the most noted label in jazz. Cook lingers with record-collector zeal in analyzing everything from Sidney Bechet's 78s to Norah ...
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The Charlie Parker companion: six decades of commentary

Carl Woideck - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 294 pages
Bebop saxophonist Charlie Parker, affectionately known as "Bird" because of his melodic flights of imagination, led a famous quintet along with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in the ...
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I like jazz

Donald Myrus - Music - 1964 - 118 pages
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Quintet of the year

Geoffrey Haydon - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 302 pages
A history of the five jazz musicians who gave a legendary concert at Masseyall, Toronto, in 1953. The musicans were: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie,ud Powell, Charles Mingus ...
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Jazz: from its origins to the present

Lewis Porter, Michael Ullman, Ed Hazell - Music - 1993 - 496 pages
This fascinating volume provides a concise, literate, accurate, and up-to-date look at the history of jazz and its major figures. The authors put biases and personal ...
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Cookin': Hard Bop and Soul Jazz, 1954-65

Kenny Mathieson - Music - 2002 - 376 pages
Following on from Giant Steps, comes the second instalment in Kenny Mathieson's series of jazz histories.Cookin' examines the birth and development of two of the key jazz ...
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Chasin the Trane

J.C. Thomas - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 252 pages
He was always elusive, on and off the stand; like his music, he was constantly moving, incessantly changing. Just as Charlie Parker stood astride the jazz world of the late 40s ...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jazz

Alan Axelrod - Music - 1999 - 347 pages
Traces the origins and history of jazz, its major artists, and its stylistic varieties, and offers suggestions for assembling a recording collection
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