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Image for Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood

Low Down. Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood

By: Albany, A. J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 10292


166pp, illustrations. Amy Jo Albany’s recollections of early life with her father, the great jazz pianist Joe Albany, from his drug abuse between high-profile gigs to the shadowy world of late 60s and 70s Hollywood and the outcasts, misfits and artists of the jazz world whom she came to love. View more info

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Bessie - Empress of the Blues

By: Albertson, Chris

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Abacus: 1975

Seller ID: 11468


224pp, 16 plates, selected discography. Biography of Bessie Smith, greatest of all blues singers. View more info

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Class Act: the Jazz Life of Choreographer Cholly Atkins

By: Atkins, Cholly & Malone, Jacqui

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 6878


260pp, 36 plates. View more info

Image for Dinosaurs in the Morning: 41 Pieces on Jazz

Dinosaurs in the Morning: 41 Pieces on Jazz

By: Balliett, Whitney

Price: £5.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent: 1964

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 11598


224pp. Dust jacket chipped with few small tears. View more info

Image for Jelly Roll, Jabbo, and Fats. 19 Portraits in Jazz

Jelly Roll, Jabbo, and Fats. 19 Portraits in Jazz

By: Balliett, Whitney

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 11405


x, 197pp. Very light wear to dust jacket, previous owner's name and address on endpaper. View more info

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Treat It Gentle

By: Bechet, Sidney

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Da Capo: 2002

Seller ID: 12715


245pp, illustrations, discography. In this autobiography Bechet tells of his slave grandfather, the evolving jazz sounds, and stories of Josephine Baker and the Revue Negré. View more info

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The New Jazz Book

By: Berendt, Joachim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Jazz Book Club: 1965

Seller ID: 4581


314pp, discography. Dust jacket edge worn and chipped. View more info

Image for Combo: USA: Eight Lives in Jazz

Combo: USA: Eight Lives in Jazz

By: Blesh, Rudi

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chilton Book Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11727


240pp, 8 plates, discography. Ex library, remains of book plate, usual stamps in slightly chipped dust jacket. Louis Armstrong (Satchmo) , Sidney Bechet, Jack Teagarden, Lester Young, Eubie Blake, Gene Krupa, Charlie Christian & Billie Holiday, eight great names from the world of jazz. View more info

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They all Played Ragtime: the True Story of an American Music

By: Blesh, Rudi & Janis, Harriet

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4494


xviii, 338pp, xviii, 16 plates, includes the complete score of Maple Leaf Rag. Lists of published ragtime pieces, phonograph records (both cylinder & disk) , and player piano rolls. Dust jacket slightly Chipped. View more info

Image for Saxophone Colossus - A Portrait of Sonny Rollins

Saxophone Colossus - A Portrait of Sonny Rollins

By: Blumenthal, Bob

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 2010

Seller ID: 12727


160pp, many illustrations, colour & b/w. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Published to mark the occasion of Sonny Rollins 80th birthday. ; 10.31 X 8.90 X 0.94 inches View more info

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Georgia On My Mind. The Nat Gonella Story

By: Brown, Ron. & Brown, Cyril

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, Milestone Publications: 1985

Seller ID: 7411


171pp, illustrations. View more info

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The Mcjazz Manuscripts: a Collection of the Writings of Sandy Brown

By: Brown, Sandy (edited by David Binns)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11658


168pp, plates, discography. View more info

Image for The Hornes. The Story of Lena Horne and Her Family

The Hornes. The Story of Lena Horne and Her Family

By: Buckley, Gail Lumet

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson:

Seller ID: 11778


xii, 262pp, illustrations. Lena Horne and several generations of her family described by her daughter. Dust jacket price clipped. View more info

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I Used To Be an Animal, But I'm All Right Now

By: Burdon, Eric

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1986

Seller ID: 11447


221pp. View more info

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Jazz from the Beginning

By: Bushell, Garvin & Tucker, Mark

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Bayou Press: 1988

Seller ID: 11659


xv, 198pp, plates, discography. In clear, removable protective cover. View more info

Image for Next to a Letter From Home: Major Glenn Miller's Wartime Band

Next to a Letter From Home: Major Glenn Miller's Wartime Band

By: Butcher, Geoffrey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 7185


xvi, 360pp plus index, illustrations, comprehensive discography. Ex library front endpaper removed, usual stamps. View more info

Image for Sometimes I Wonder. The Story of Hoagy Carmichael

Sometimes I Wonder. The Story of Hoagy Carmichael

By: Carmichael, Hoagy with Stephen Longstreet

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Alvin Redman: 1966

Seller ID: 4708


313pp, 8 plates. Dust jacket has few tiny repaired tears else very good. View more info

Image for Miles Davis: a Critical Biography

Miles Davis: a Critical Biography

By: Carr, Ian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Paladin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 11650


367pp, plates, discography. View more info

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Jazz. the Essential Companion

By: Carr, Ian, Fairweather, Digby & Priestley, Brian

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Grafton Books: 1987

Seller ID: 11784


562pp, illustrations. View more info

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Jazz Profiles: The Spirit of the Nineties

By: Carver, Reginald & Bernstein, Lenny

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Billboard Books: 1998

Seller ID: 6956


304pp, many illustrations. A collection of 40 written and photographic portraits of some of the most important performers of contemporary jazz. View more info