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Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times

Robin D. G. Kelley - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 272 pages
This collective biography of four jazz musicians from Brooklyn, Ghana, and South Africa demonstrates how modern Africa reshaped jazz, how modern jazz helped form a new African ...
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I Walked With Giants: The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath, Joseph McLaren - Biography & Autobiography - 342 pages
Composer of more than 100 jazz pieces, three-time Grammy nominee, and performer on more than 125 albums, Jimmy Heath has earned a place of honor in the history of jazz. Over ...
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Drummin' Men: The Heartbeat of Jazz The Bebop Years

Burt Korall - Music - 2004 - 320 pages
Bebop to the beat of these biographies of swing drummers, including such greats as Chick Webb, Gene Krupa, Jo Jones, Sid Catlett, and Buddy Rich. Korall's text, interviews with ...
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Music and the Creative Spirit: Innovators in Jazz, Improvisation, and the ...

Lloyd Peterson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 333 pages
Music and the Creative Spirit is a book of interviews with today's innovators in Jazz, Improvisation, and the Avant Garde, including Pat Metheny, Regina Carter, Fred Anderson ...
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Waiting for Dizzy

Gene Lees - Music - 1991 - 251 pages
Presents profiles of fourteen jazz musicians, including Joe Venuti, Herb Ellis, Benny Carter, and Emily Remler, and describes the racial discrimination many have faced
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Bright Moments: The Life & Legacy of Rahsaan Roland Kirk

John Kruth - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 404 pages
Rahssan Roland Kirk was one of the most unique and colorful creators in music. Such imagination. Such a creative individual. He was awesome, at the top of my list. Quincy Jones
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Keith Richards on Keith Richards: Interviews and Encounters

Sean Egan - Music - 2013 - 288 pages
This compilation of interviews encompasses the Rolling Stones’ fifty-year career. Featuring articles from such celebrated publications as Melody Maker, Rolling Stone, and GQ ...
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John Coltrane

Bill Cole - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 272 pages
Reissued to commemorate the 75th anniversary of John Coltrane's birth.
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Being Prez: The Life and Music of Lester Young

Dave Gelly - Music - 2007 - 192 pages
Lester Young was one of the great jazz masters, and his impact on the course of the art form was profound. He fundamentally changed the way the saxophone was played--his long ...
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