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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Dixieland Beat.   

Jazz Singing: America's Great Voices from Bessie Smith to Bebop and Beyond

Will Friedwald - Music - 1990 - 505 pages
This comprehensive study of jazz singing is a revelation to anyone who owns at least one jazz recording and a must for the serious jazz enthusiast. Friedwald traces the growth ...
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Billie's Blues: The Billie Holiday Story, 1933-1959

John Chilton - Music - 1975 - 264 pages
Anyone who has ever heard a Billie Holiday record knows the sound of her voice—sad, sexy, always relaxed but securely aware of the beat. Conveying a poignancy that cut to the ...
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Like Young: Jazz, Pop, Youth and Middle Age

Francis Davis - Music - 2002 - 368 pages
Collects thirty-one articles by the noted jazz critic on a wide range of performers including Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Elvis Presley, and Bob Dylan. Reprint.
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Keith Jarrett: The Man and His Music

Ian Carr - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 237 pages
Keith Jarrett is probably the most influential jazz pianist living today: his concerts have made him world famous. He was a child prodigy who had his first solo performance at ...
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The Masters of Bebop: A Listener's Guide

Ira Gitler - Music - 2009 - 328 pages
Back in the early 1940s, late at night in the clubs of Harlem, a handful of jazz musicians began to experiment with a style that no one had ever heard before. The music was ...
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Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington

John Edward Hasse - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 479 pages
One of the twentieth century's greatest composers, Duke Ellington (1899–1974) led a fascinating life. Beyond Category, the first biography to draw on the vast Duke Ellington ...
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Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation

Eric Nisenson - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 216 pages
Sonny Rollins is one of jazz's great innovators, arguably the most influential tenor saxophonist, along with John Coltrane, in the history of modern jazz. He began his musical ...
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Music is My Mistress

Duke Ellington - Music - 1976 - 522 pages
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Rhythm-a-ning: Jazz Tradition and Innovation in the '80s

Gary Giddins - Music - 1985 - 299 pages
In a companion to his collections Riding on a Blue Note and Faces in the Crowd, Gary Giddins has assembled a mosaic of pieces that provide an essential guide to the jazz world ...
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Live at the Village Vanguard

Max Gordon - Music - 1982 - 146 pages
Since 1934, the Village Vanguard in New York's Greenwich Village has hosted the foremost in live jazz, folk music, and comedy. Its owner, Max Gordon, has now written a personal ...
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