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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 44 related to Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original.   

Fifties Jazz Talk: An Oral Retrospective

Gordon Jack - Music - 2004 - 241 pages
More than 25 muscians who first came to prominence during the 1950s are the subject of this collection of interviews. The author's purpose has been to help preserve the oral ...
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Jazz: A Regional Exploration

Scott Yanow - Music - 2005 - 287 pages
Looks at the history of jazz, discussing its roots and influences, distinct styles such as ragtime, swing, Latin jazz, bebop, and fusion and offering biographies of important ...
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Jazz For Dummies

Dirk Sutro - Music - 2006 - 366 pages
An introduction to jazz music offers a collection of tales from the musicians themselves, profiling the all-time greats, such as Duke Ellington, and including a review of the ...
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A Concise History of Jazz

John Robert Brown - Music - 2004 - 228 pages
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Blue Note Records: The Biography

Richard Cook - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 282 pages
"Blue Note Records is arguably the single most recognizable record label in the history of recorded music. To millions of jazz fans around the world, Blue Note is more than a ...
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Lester Leaps in: The Life and Times of Lester "Pres" Young

Douglas Henry Daniels - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 524 pages
Presents a portrait of the tenor saxophonist, examining his life and his influence on the development of modern jazz.
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Miles and Me

Quincy Troupe - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 189 pages
An award-winning author and poet offers a unique appreciation and portrait of one of the century's greatest musicians, capturing the many facets of Miles Davis's brilliant and ...
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