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The New York Times Essential Library: Jazz: A Critic's Guide to the 100 Most ...

Ben Ratliff - Music - 2002 - 250 pages
Offers an informed collector's guide to one hundred top recorded works of jazz, profiling each piece in a context of its importance to the development of the form to also ...
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The Jazz Ear: Conversations Over Music

Ben Ratliff - Music - 2008 - 235 pages
An intimate exploration into the musical achievements of fifteen living jazz artists profiles jazz as one of the most ephemeral and improvisational performing art forms, in an ...
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Clawing at the Limits of Cool: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and the Greatest ...

Salim Washington, Farah Jasmine Griffin - Music - 2013 - 304 pages
When the renowned trumpeter and bandleader Miles Davis chose the members of his quintet in 1955, he passed over well-known, respected saxophonists such as Sonny Rollins to pick ...
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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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Moving to Higher Ground: How Jazz Can Change Your Life

Wynton Marsalis, Geoffrey Ward - Music - 2008 - 208 pages
“In this book I hope to reach a new audience with the positive message of America’s greatest music, to show how great musicians demonstrate on the bandstand a mutual respect ...
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The Thelonious Monk Reader

Rob van der Bliek - Music - 2001 - 304 pages
Of all the major jazz artists, Thelonious Monk was one of the most original musical thinkers--nonconformist, idiosyncratic, imaginative, eccentric--in a word, unique. In The ...
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The Making of Kind of Blue: Miles Davis and His Masterpiece

Eric Nisenson - Music - 2001 - 236 pages
A chronicle and analysis of the recording of "Kind of Blue," the influential jazz masterpiece of Miles Davis, draws from interviews and recordings to trace the birth of the ...
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BeBOP and NOTHINGNESS: Jazz and Pop at the End of the Century

Francis Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 306 pages
An informative and insightful collection of essays from Francis Davis. Davis prefers artists who push at the avant-garde edges, who refuse to accept the status quo. This ...
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Bill Evans: Everything Happens to Me, a Musical Biography

Keith Shadwick - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 208 pages
Om den amerikanske jazzpianist Bill Evans (1929-1980)
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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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