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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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A Night in Tunisia: Imaginings of Africa in Jazz

Norman C. Weinstein - Music - 1992 - 244 pages
(Limelight). "...his economical writing style ... manages to pack lots of information and opinion into a few carefully chosen words ... Besides detail work well-grounded in ...
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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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Let’s Get to the Nitty Gritty: The Autobiography of Horace Silver

Horace Silver, Phil Pastras - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 264 pages
Silver details the economic forces that persuaded him to put Silveto to rest and to return to the studios of such major jazz recording labels as Columbia, Impulse, and Verve ...
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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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Dick Hyman -- In the Styles of . . . the Great Jazz Pianists: Book & Cassette

Dick Hyman - Music - 1994 - 44 pages
Includes a cassette of Dick Hyman performing all music! Songs from Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson, Scott Joplin, and others ...
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From Satchmo to Miles

Leonard Feather - Music - 1987 - 258 pages
Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Norman Granz, Oscar Peterson, Ray Charles, Don Ellis, and Miles ...
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The Original Hot Five Recordings of Louis Armstrong

Gene Henry Anderson, Michael J. Budds - Music - 2007 - 258 pages
"Between 1925 and 1928 the Hot Five - the incomparable Louis Armstrong and four seasoned practitioners of the burgeoning jazz style - recorded thirty-three performances in ...
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Secret Carnival Workers

Paul Haines - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 232 pages
Admired as much for his insightful jazz criticism as for his liner notes and lyrics, Paul Haines collaborated throughout his life with some of the world's most adventurous ...
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