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              Blues: The Basics
               

              Blues: The Basics (Paperback)

              By Weissman, Dick

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              Blues: The Basics gives a brief introduction to a century of the blues; it is ideal for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this treasured American artform.

              ISBN 9780415970686
              Released NZ 26 Oct 2004
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Basics
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              Blues with a Feeling: The Little Walter Story
               

              Blues with a Feeling: The Little Walter Story (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Glover, Tony; Dirks, Scott; Gaines, Ward

              • RRP: $235.00
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              Little Walter was a master blues harmonica player, immensely popular and celebrated by the likes of Ray Charles and B.B. King. But at the age of 37 he was lying in a pauper's grave in Chicago: This book tells the story of his fame and early death.

              ISBN 9780415937108
              Released NZ 28 Jun 2002
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes

              Hand Me My Travelin' Shoes (Hardback)

              By Gray, Michael

              Blind Willie McTell, 1903-1959, was one of the gifted musical artists of his generation, with an exquisite voice and a sublime talent for the twelve-string guitar. This book uncovers the secrets of his ancestry, the hardships he suffered and the successes he enjoyed at a time whe...n recording contracts didn't lift you out of singing on the street.
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              ISBN 9780747565604
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2007
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm And Blues, Black Consciousness And Race Relations
               

              Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm And Blues, Black Consciousness And Race Relations (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ward, Brian

              • RRP: $79.99
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              A study of the links between Black consciousness and Black American popular music from the advent of R&B in the 1950s to the militant hip-hop groups of the 1990s.

              ISBN 9781857281392
              Released NZ 8 Apr 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Alexis Korner: Blues is Where You Hear it
               

              Alexis Korner: Blues is Where You Hear it (Paperback, New edition)

              By Shapiro, Harry

              • RRP: $36.99
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              A biography of British blues musician Alexis Korner tracing his early life, his travels around Europe and North Africa, his discovery of jazz in wartime London, his role in the development of skiffle and his development into an influential force in British music inspiring such ba...nds as the Rolling Stones, Cream and the Animals.
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              ISBN 9780747531630
              Released NZ 1 Nov 1997
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Jazz in Its Time
               

              Jazz in Its Time (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Williams, Martin

              • RRP: $62.99
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              Martin Williams is one of the most perceptive and entertaining jazz critics writing in America today. This collection of pieces on the past, present, and future of the jazz idiom includes profiles of Sidney Bechet, Ornette Coleman, and Miles Davis, an assessment of jazz-rock fusi...on, and a look at the pressures placed on musicians and their music by commercialism.
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              ISBN 9780195069044
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1996
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles

              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles (Hardback)

              By Sandberg, Larry

              • RRP: $270.00
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              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles is an introduction to fingerstyle acoustic blues guitar, the style made popular by Robert Johnson, Bill Broonzy, and Mance Lipscomb. Following the success of the popular Acoustic Guitar Styles, Larry Sandberg s Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles is an instr...uctional book geared towards the intermediate guitar player, not only to teach fingerstyle blues technique, but also to approach the music creatively and with feeling and rhythm. Part One teaches you the preliminaries, such as reading a chord chart and working out a 12-bar blues in different keys. Part Two teaches you touch, timing, and basic fingerpicking technique. Part Three teaches you how to play stylistically, with lessons on how to incorporate bends, vibrato, alternating bassnotes, and rhythmic variations into your playing. All musical exercises are presented in both standard notation and tablature, and are supported by audio tracks. Customers purchasing the eBook version of this title will be able to download the supporting audio tracks. Instructions on downloading the files can be found on the contents page.
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              ISBN 9781138161214
              Released NZ 21 Dec 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Jazz Scene: An Informal History from New Orleans to 1990
               

              The Jazz Scene: An Informal History from New Orleans to 1990 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stokes, W. Royal

              • RRP: $62.99
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              W. Royal Stokes is renowned for his ability to transform revealing interviews into elegant prose. Combining interview with perceptive commentary, this personal history of the whole history and spectrum of American jazz deals with the differing styles found in New Orleans, Chicago..., Harlem, Detroit, and Kansas City, and introduces the reader to all manner of composers, bands, singers, and instrumentalists who made their name playing in American and Europe.
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              ISBN 9780195082708
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1996
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Too Marvelous for Words: The Life and Genius of Art Tatum
               

              Too Marvelous for Words: The Life and Genius of Art Tatum (Paperback)

              By Lester, James

              • RRP: $62.99
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              This biography of jazz legend Art Tatum is based on numerous interviews with Tatum's friends, family and fellow musicians. Tatum's musical career is traced from humble beginnings in Toledo, Ohio, to the seminal jazz clubs of America.

              ISBN 9780195096408
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1996
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Jazz Revolution: Twenties America and the Meaning of Jazz
               

              The Jazz Revolution: Twenties America and the Meaning of Jazz (Paperback, New edition)

              By Ogren, Kathy J.

              • RRP: $62.99
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              A cultural study of the meaning of jazz for America in the 1920s. Jazz made a tremendous impact on America at that time, becoming a subject of controversy as well as a major social influence.

              ISBN 9780195074796
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1996
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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