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The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author Speaks!

The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author Speaks!

From author Larry Reni Thomas: I am not on anybody's side. I am not on Lee Morgan's side. I am not on Helen Morgan's side. I am on the side of history. I understand people who loved Lee. And can also understand the people who loved Helen. But, I wrote this book for historical significance. I ...

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Dick Vartanian’s Little Book

Dick Vartanian’s Little Book

Dick Vartanian, a trumpet player, was one of many jny: San Francisco jazzmen who served in World War Two and returned home to see if they could make a living playing music. He and a clarinetist, Paul Breitenfeld, had become good friends at Polytechnic High School. The war behind them, the young Army veterans attended San ...

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"The Ultimate Sideman" by Eric Ineke & Dave Liebman

"The Ultimate Sideman" by Eric Ineke & Dave Liebman

By Marta Ramon The Ultimate Sideman
Eric Ineke & Dave Liebman
224 pages
ISBN:978-94-90532-04-8
Pincio Uitgeverij
2012 When you see a jazz musician on the stage, you connect with their playing. Sometimes, you wonder what crosses their mind to do that particular and subtle thing which ...

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“Jazz In The Key Of Light" Spotlights Jazz Greats And Rising Stars

“Jazz In The Key Of Light" Spotlights Jazz Greats And Rising Stars

Veteran jazz writer and photographer Ken Franckling has published a new book, Jazz in the Key of Light (Eighty of our Finest Jazz Musicians Speak for Themselves). It illuminates more than 80 musicians through a different format than the traditional fine art photography book. Images of its featured jazz artists, in performance or moments of personal ...

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"Playboy On Stage" A History Of The World's Sexiest Nightclubs By Patty Farmer

"Playboy On Stage" A History Of The World's Sexiest Nightclubs By  Patty Farmer

The first-ever oral history of the influential entertainment empire launched by Playboy “For anyone interested in the good old days of jazz, rye old-fashioneds and life after dark, this book brings back the music, rough glamour and excitement of the Playboy clubs in all their exhilarating, ground-breaking glory. It's well-researched, breezily written, incredibly informative, and a ...

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Jazz Child: A Portrait Of Sheila Jordan Biography By Ellen Johnson Released By Rowman And Littlefield

Jazz Child: A Portrait Of Sheila Jordan Biography By Ellen Johnson Released By Rowman And Littlefield

When Sheila Jordan dropped a nickel in the jukebox of a Detroit diner in the 1940s and heard “Now’s The Time” by Charlie Parker, she was instantly hooked—and so began a seventy-year jazz journey. With Jordan’s full cooperation, author Ellen Johnson documents the fascinating career of the 85-year-old NEA Jazz Master who stands today as one ...

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Jan Rivera's "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts For Guitar" -- Foreword By Alex Machacek

Jan Rivera's "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts For Guitar"  -- Foreword By Alex Machacek

An in-depth study on Metric Modulation, Polyrhythms and Polymeters Jan Rivera's Advanced Rhythmic Concepts for Guitar is a step by step guide through the process of identifying, dissecting, constructing, practicing and applying: Metric Modulations, Polyrhythms, “Ratio” Polyrhythms, Polyrhythm Divisions/Polyrhythms within Polyrhythms, Intrinsic Polymeters, Extrinsic Polymeters, Polymetric Accompaniment, and Polymetric Improvisation. “I wish I'd had this book ...

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Promised Land: Youth Culture, Disruptive Startups, and the Social Music Revolution

Promised Land: Youth Culture, Disruptive Startups, and the Social Music Revolution

If you read Hypebot, you know music technology writer and user experience researcher Kyle Bylin. Whether in his writings or on the Upward Spiral podcast, Kyle has always sought to understand not just how music consumption and the music industry are changing, but why. Now he's published a much anticipated collection of his best essays. I've ...

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For the Artists: Critical Writing, Volume 2, a new book by Greg Masters

For the Artists: Critical Writing, Volume 2, a new book by Greg Masters

NEW YORK, NY – Crony Books is pleased to announce the publication of a new book, For the Artists: Critical Writing, Volume 2, by Greg Masters. While For the Artists: Critical Writing, Volume 1, issued earlier this year, focused on Masters' collected writings on the visual arts, this new volume gathers reviews of music and books, ...

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Laurie Pepper's Memoir, "ART: Why I Stuck With A Junkie Jazzman," To Be Published May 16

Laurie Pepper's Memoir, "ART: Why I Stuck With A Junkie Jazzman," To Be Published May 16

Art Pepper told his sexy, sordid, and exciting true adventure stories to his lover, Laurie, who put them in a book. She quizzed him (and those who knew him) unrelentingly over seven years, editing and structuring a narrative to which she dedicated all her energy. Straight Life by Art and Laurie Pepper (Da Capo) was published ...


 

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