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              Cats of Any Color: Jazz Black and White
               

              Cats of Any Color: Jazz Black and White (Paperback, New edition)

              By Lees, Gene

              • $60.99

              This study looks at the pervasiveness of racism in jazz's past and present - both the white racism that long ghettoized the music and generations of talented black musicians, and the increasingly virulent reverse racism aimed at white jazz musicians.

              ISBN 9780195102871
              Published 1 January 1996 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Benny Goodman and the Swing Era
               

              Benny Goodman and the Swing Era (Hardback)

              By Collier, James Lincoln

              • $96.99

              This biography of Benny Goodman's music and times attempts to recreate the colourful music world of the 1920s and 1930s, when Goodman was hailed the King of Swing . The author offers insights into the character and music of a man who helped transform the Depression years into the ...

              ISBN 9780195052787
              Published 26 October 1989 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Leader of the Band: The Life of Woody Herman
               

              Leader of the Band: The Life of Woody Herman (Paperback, New edition)

              By Lees, Gene

              • $42.99

              Woody Herman was a central figure in the development of jazz. This biography follows his rise to prominence in the 1930s as leader of the band that plays the blues , through success in the 1940s , when bebop rapidly developed, to the ultimate tragedy that broke Herman's career.

              ISBN 9780195115741
              Published 1 January 1998 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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              Chicago Jazz: A Cultural History, 1904-1930
               

              Chicago Jazz: A Cultural History, 1904-1930 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kenney, William Howland

              • $68.99

              In Chicago Jazz, William Howland Kenney presents a wide-ranging look at jazz in the Windy City, revealing how Chicago became the major center for jazz in the 1920s. Focusing on all the Chicago greats--Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Wild Bill Davison, and more--Kenney brings a gold ...

              ISBN 9780195092608
              Published 1 January 1996 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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              The Imperfect Art: Reflections on Jazz and Modern Culture
               

              The Imperfect Art: Reflections on Jazz and Modern Culture (Paperback)

              By Gioia, Ted

              • $50.99

              Relates the work of jazz artists such as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Lester Young, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman to primitivism in the arts, neoclassicism, good and bad taste, improvization and recordings, and aesthetics in general.

              ISBN 9780195063288
              Published 1 January 1996 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Series Portable Stanford Book Series
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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

              • $255.00

              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
              Published 28 June 2002 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles

              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles (Hardback)

              By Sandberg, Larry

              • $270.00

              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 ...

              ISBN 9781138161214
              Published 21 December 2016 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Scott Joplin: A Guide to Research
               

              Scott Joplin: A Guide to Research (Hardback, annotated edition)

              Edited by Ping-Robbins, Nancy R.; Marco, Guy

              • $270.00

              This work is part of a series which presents information on composers. Each volume offers annotated lists of all writings in major languages plus lists of works by the composers, biographical sketches and guides to library resources, organizations and specialists.

              ISBN 9780824083991
              Published 1 June 1998 by Taylor & Francis Inc
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              Series Routledge Music Bibliographies
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              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles

              Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles (Paperback)

              By Sandberg, Larry

              • $75.99

              Introduces readers to the basics of finger-style acoustic guitar blues. This book helps in developing students' abilities to take the basics and apply them to their own personal musical growth.

              ISBN 9780415971751
              Published 1 July 2005 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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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

              • $75.99

              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
              Published 8 April 1998 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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