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The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 256 pages
Legendary jazz ambassador Dr. Billy Taylor's autobiography spans more than six decades, from the heyday of jazz on 52nd Street in 1940s New York City to CBS Sunday Morning ...
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The Evolution of Mann: Herbie Mann and the Flute in Jazz

Cary Ginell - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 216 pages
(Book). More than any other musician, Herbie Mann was responsible for establishing the flute as an accepted jazz instrument. Prior to his arrival, the flute was a secondary ...
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Jade Visions: The Life and Music of Scott LaFaro

Helene LaFaro-Fernandez - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 322 pages
Winner of the Best Book of 2009, Jazz Division, sponsored by AllAboutJazz-New York, 2009. Selected for "The Best of the Best" from University Presses, ALA Conference, 2010 ...
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The Essential Jazz Recordings: 101 CDs

Ross Porter - Music - 2008 - 161 pages
A guide to the all-time must-have jazz recordings by a maven of the genre. Possibly the twentieth century’s greatest musical innovation, jazz is now more popular than it has ...
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Jazz Greats Speak: Interviews with Master Musicians

Roland Baggenæs - Music - 2008 - 164 pages
Between 1972 and 1987, freelance teacher and music journalist Roland Baggenæs conducted a series of interviews with jazz musicians for CODA magazine. Upon recently re ...
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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from ...

Robert Gottlieb - Music - 2014 - 1088 pages
"Comprehensive and intelligently organized. . . . Jazz aficionados . . . should be grateful to have so much good writing on the subject in one place."--The New York Times Book ...
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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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Miles Davis

Brian Morton - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 170 pages
‘A compelling few hours’ reading for anyone with an interest in 20th-century music.’ Kenneth Clarke, The Daily Mail Miles Davis (1926-91) was one of the great jazz musicians ...
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