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The Freedom Principle: Jazz After 1958

John Litweiler - Music - 1990 - 324 pages
A staff reviewer of "Down Beat" traces the development of free-form jazz in a critical and historical study of such legends as Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sun ...
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DelightfuLee: The Life and Music of Lee Morgan

Jeffery S. McMillan - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 250 pages
Describes how, after kicking off his notable career in Philadelphia at the age of fifteen and later playing in Dizzy Gillespie's orchestra, Morgan found great success in the ...
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Jazz: the Basics

Christopher Meeder - Music - 2010 - 294 pages
Jazz: The Basics gives a brief introduction to a century of jazz, ideal for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this important musical style. The ...
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Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History

Ron Carter, Clark Terry, Lenny White, Greg Tate, Ashley Kahn, Robin D. G. Kelley - Music - 2012 - 224 pages
Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the world’s most popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. Davis is one of the most innovative ...
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Understanding jazz: ways to listen

Tom Piazza - Music - 2005 - 201 pages
A tour of the world of jazz music combines an informative analysis of the principles, styles, and techniques of jazz with a companion CD featuring performances by such ...
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Jazz Heroes

John Fordham - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 159 pages
Jazz encompasses a bewildering range of musical styles and players. Some players, however, have become legendary—not only did their work shape the course of modern jazz, but ...
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Cookin': Hard Bop and Soul Jazz 1954-65: Hard Bop and Soul Jazz 1954-65

Kenny Mathieson - Music - 2012 - 408 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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Blue Note Records: The Biography

Richard Cook - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 282 pages
Blue Note Records is more than just a label; it is the heart of jazz. This book chronicles the life of the most famous and influential jazz label of them all.
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Listening to jazz

Jerry Coker - Music - 1978 - 148 pages
Provides a non-technical guide to becoming a knowledgeable jazz listener, explaining the structure of jazz and its distinguishing characteristics and providing a complete ...
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