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What It Is: The Life of a Jazz Artist

Dave Liebman - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 402 pages
Dave Liebman is one of the leading forces in contemporary jazz. Prominently known for performing with Miles Davis and Elvin Jones, he has exerted considerable influence as a ...
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Profiles in Jazz: From Sidney Bechet to John Coltrane

Raymond Horricks - Music - 1991 - 267 pages
A highly personal collection of jazz portraits--centered around the towering figure of Duke Ellington--with the unabashedly didactic intent of publicizing, promoting, and ...
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Cookin': Hard Bop and Soul Jazz 1954-65: Hard Bop and Soul Jazz 1954-65

Kenny Mathieson - Music - 2012 - 408 pages
Following on from Giant Steps, comes the second instalment in Kenny Mathieson's series of jazz histories. Cookin' examines the birth and development of two of the key jazz ...
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DownBeat - The Great Jazz Interviews: A 75th Anniversary Anthology

Frank Alkyer - Music - 2009 - 340 pages
(Book). Culled from the DownBeat archives includes in-depth interviews with literally every great jazz artist and personality that ever lived! In honor of its 75th anniversary ...
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Historical Dictionary of Jazz

John S. Davis - Music - 2012 - 470 pages
Jazz is a music formed from a combination of influences. In its infancy, jazz was a melting pot of military brass bands, work songs and field hollers of the United States ...
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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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Let's Get to the Nitty Gritty: The Autobiography of Horace Silver

Horace Silver - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 297 pages
Horace Silver is one of the last giants remaining from the incredible flowering and creative extension of bebop music that became known as "hard bop" in the 1950s. This ...
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Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker

James Gavin - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 440 pages
From his emergence in the 1950s as an uncannily beautiful young Oklahoman who became the prince of "cool" jazz seemingly overnight to his violent, drug-related death in ...
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