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A Jazzman's Tale - A Jazz Story About Charles Freeman Lee, Bebop Trumpeter And Pianist

A Jazzman's Tale - A Jazz Story About Charles Freeman Lee, Bebop Trumpeter And Pianist

A Jazzman’s Tale is a screenplay memoir of bebop trumpeter and pianist Charles Freeman Lee. Freeman, as he was better known, was one of the jazzmen who joined the jazz revolution called bebop at Minton's Playhouse and the Paradise Club in Harlem, jny: New York City in the 1950s. Freeman came out of Wilberforce Collegians, an ...

Jazz Scores And Analysis By Richard Lawn Now Available!

Jazz Scores And Analysis By Richard Lawn Now Available!

Jazz Scores and Analysis, Vol. 1
by Rick Lawn Full scores and in-depth analysis of contemporary, large ensemble works by six Grammy-nominated composers: Vince Mendoza, Bob Mintzer, Jim McNeely, John Fedchock, John Hollenbeck, and Darcy James Argue. Following in the footsteps of Rayburn Wright's seminal work, Inside the Score, this book gives a guided ...

When Economic Theory Fails: A Critical Look At Waldfogel’s Digital Renaissance

When Economic Theory Fails: A Critical Look At Waldfogel’s Digital Renaissance

In this piece, Neil Turkewitz digs deep into the recently released book by Joel Waldfogel entitled Digital Renaissance: What Data and Economics Tell Us About the Future of Popular Culture, a work which explores how the entertainment industry is fairing in the current explosive digital age with regard to the quality of content being produced. Guest ...

Rave Reviews For New Book On The Life And Work Of Jazz Fusion Legend Billy Cobham

Rave Reviews For New Book On The Life And Work Of Jazz Fusion Legend Billy Cobham

Few musicians have transformed a genre like Panama-born, New York-raised Billy Cobham. Six Days at Ronnie Scott’s: Billy Cobham on Jazz Fusion and the Act of Creation is a one-of-a-kind oral history of a legend’s life work. From his early days with Horace Silver and Dreams to the epochal Bitches Brew sessions with Miles Davis to ...

Holiday Gift Idea: New Book Features Kronos Quartet, Brian Eno, Ryuichi Sakatmoto, Arvo Pärt, Jon Hassell, Michael Price And The Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Holiday Gift Idea: New Book Features Kronos Quartet, Brian Eno, Ryuichi Sakatmoto, Arvo Pärt, Jon Hassell, Michael Price And The Art Ensemble Of Chicago

The Moderns vol.2 explores the world’s great avant-garde artists. BADD PRESS announces the launch of The Moderns vol. 2, the second installment of a series dedicated to the world’s great avant-garde artists. Featuring more than 200 reviews and interviews, the book introduces readers to established and emerging music leaders from around the world. “The first volume ...

DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC on Georgetown University Press, Now Available!

DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC on Georgetown University Press, Now Available!

The familiar history of jazz music in the United States begins with its birth in jny: New Orleans, moves upstream along the Mississippi River to jny: Chicago, and then by rail into New York, before exploding across the globe. However, the rich history of jazz in the nation’s capital is often overlooked. Some of the most ...

Drummer Warren Benbow's New Book, "A Drummers Story" Now Available

Drummer Warren Benbow's New Book, "A Drummers Story" Now Available

Like many drummers I started out early, and by the time I was sixteen and a half I began playing my first professional gigs. It seemed to me that I was born a drummer. Here is a little about me: I've been fortunate to have performed and or recorded with artists like: Whitney Houston, Nina Simone, ...

Mosaics: The Life and Works of Graham Collier by Duncan Heining from Equinox Publishing

Mosaics: The Life and Works of Graham Collier by Duncan Heining from Equinox Publishing

Mosaics is the first biography of bassist, band-leader, composer, educator and author Graham Collier. Duncan Heining draws extensively on Collier’s personal archive, as well as on interviews with fellow musicians, ex-students and colleagues from the Royal Academy of Music. It locates Collier and his work within the social and cultural changes which occurred during his life ...

Monday Book Recommendation: Lilian Terry’s Jazz Friends

Monday Book Recommendation: Lilian Terry’s Jazz Friends

Lilian Terry, Dizzy Duke Brother Ray And Friends (Illinois) Lilian Terry’s book is full of anecdotes about her friendships with the musicians mentioned in the title—and dozens of others. Enjoying modest renown in Europe for her singing, Ms. Terry has also been involved in radio and television broadcasting and is a cofounder of the European Jazz ...

Scholar And Drum Legend Bill Bruford Authors New Book, "Uncharted: Creativity And The Expert Drummer"

Scholar And Drum Legend Bill Bruford Authors New Book, "Uncharted: Creativity And The Expert Drummer"

Scholar and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford, best known for his work with Yes, King Crimson, Genesis and his prolific solo career, has authored a new book, to be Published by the University of Michigan Press on January 28th. Pre-orders are now being taken. What’s it about? The book is an exploration ...