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BILLIE HOLIDAY FESTIVAL HANDBOOK

By: Schaap, Phil & Ben Young with Matt Herman

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, WKCR Books, 2005

Inscription: Signed


[xxviii], 169p. Signed by authors on title page. Front cover corners creased and edges lightly worn. Designed as a souvenir of WKCR's Billie Holiday Festival with the main text being a discography, a thorough accounting of every known recording of Holiday. B&w photographs. (11"x8-1/2") View more info

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BOUNDARY 2: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND CULTURE, VOL. 22, NO. 2, SUMMER 1995: SPECIAL ISSUE, JAZZ AS A CULTURAL ARCHIVE

By: Merod, Jim; Edited by with Photographs by Michael Oletta

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press, 1995

Inscription: Signed


250p., 6 leaves of Duke University Press titles. Signed by author on inside front cover and by photographer on title page. On verso of contents page are signatures of jazz musicians: F. Allen Smith, Peewee Claybrook, Jeff Chambers, Omar Clay, and Larry Vuckovich. 9 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9"x6") View more info

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Boy Meets Horn

By: Stewart, Rex; Edited By Claire P. Gordon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan Press, 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


[xii], 236p. Signed by editor on front endpaper. Jacket and cover corners lightly worn. 8 leaves of b&w photo plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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CENTRAL AVENUE SOUNDS: JAZZ IN LOS ANGELES

By: Bryant, Clora; Edited by and et. al.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California Press, 1998

Inscription: Signed


[xxviii], 442p. 2nd printing. Signed by Clora Bryant on dedication page. Oral histories of Marshal Royal, Lee Young, Fletcher Smith, Coney Woodman, William Woodman, Britt Woodman, Buddy Collette, David Bryant, Cecil "Big Jay" McNeely, Jack Kelson, William Douglass, Melba Liston, Art Farmer, Horace Tapscott, Gerald Wiggins, Gerald Wilson, Clora Bryant, William Green, and Marl Young discussing the music scene on Central Avenue during the 1920s through 1950s in Los ... View more info

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FINDING BUDDY BOLDEN, FIRST MAN OF JAZZ: THE JOURNAL OF A SEARCH

By: Marquis, Donald M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Goshen, Indiana, Pinchpenny Press, 1978

Edition: Revised Edition, 1990

Inscription: Signed


72p. Signed by author on title page. Scrapes to wrap edges. Journal of the author's research for his book "In Search of Buddy Bolden." B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x5-1/4") View more info

JAZZ WEST, 1945 TO 1985: THE A TO Z GUIDE TO WEST COAST JAZZ MUSIC

By: Eckland, K.O.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Carmel-by-the-Sea, Cypress, 1986

Edition: (1st Edition)

Inscription: Signed


285p. Signed by author on title page. Back cover scraped. Photographs by Ed Lawless. Includes bibliographical references. B&w photographs. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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MUGGSY SPANIER: THE LONESOME ROAD

By: Whyatt, Bert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Jazzology Press, 1995


236p. Cover spine sunned with edges scraped and front creased. Bandleader and trumpeter and cornettist, Spanier was known for "the art of direct musical lead" who directed his "Dixieland band with perfect economy, power, time and note placement. One of the kindliest and best-loved Chicago jazzmen, Spanier also made big contributions to jazz trumpet vocabulary." Includes CD and discography. (10"x7-7/8" View more info

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People in Jazz: Jazz Keyboard Improvisors of the 19th & 20th Centuries

By: Lee, William (Bill) F., III

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hialeah, Florida, Columbia Lady Music, 1984

Edition: (First Edition)


287p. Cover thumb creased and rubbed with small tears and wear to edges. Oblong. Includes bibliography. B&w photographs. (8-1/2"x11-1/8") View more info

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QUINCY JONES

By: Horricks, Raymond

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Tunbridge, Kent; New York, Spellmont; Hippocrene Books, 1985

Edition: (1st Edition)


127p. Jacket has a 1" tear on top back edge and corners worn. Includes select discography. 4 leaves of b&w photo plates. 8vo – over 7¾" – 9¾" tall. View more info

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YOUNG CHET

By: Claxton, William; Photographed by, with a Preface by Christian Caujolle

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, te Neues Publishing Co., 1993


[111p.] Remainder. Stain on front cover, blue mark on bottom page edges. Seventy duotone photographs documenting the trumpeter Chet Baker's time in the Southern California jazz scene of the 1950s. B&w photographs. (7-1/8"x5-3/8") View more info