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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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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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'Round about Midnight: A Portrait of Miles Davis

Eric Nisenson - Biography & Autobiography - 1982 - 302 pages
From 1975 to 1981 the jazz giant Miles Davis temporarily retired from music. Almost completely reclusive, nobody outside of a very close circle knew what was happening to him ...
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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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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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Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

Eric Nisenson - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 216 pages
Sonny Rollins is arguably the most influential tenor saxophonist that jazz has produced. He began his musical career at the tender age of eleven, and within five short years he ...
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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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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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Open the Door: The Life and Music of Betty Carter

William R. Bauer - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 440 pages
Presents the lifelong influence of Betty Carter's career and her music on the music world
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