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            The Jazz Cadence of American Culture

            The Jazz Cadence of American Culture (Hardback)

            Edited by O'Meally, Robert

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            A collection of essays, speeches, and interviews on the impact of jazz on other arts, on politics, and on the rhythm of everyday life. It confronts a long era of political and artistic turbulence and change in which American art forms influenced one another in unexpected ways.

            ISBN 9780231104487
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2002
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (English)
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            Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema

            Jammin' at the Margins: Jazz and the American Cinema (Hardback, illustrated edition)

            By Gabbard, Krin

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            Arguing that jazz films create images of racial and sexual identity, many of which have become inseparable from popular notions of the music itself, this study explores the fundamental obsessions that American culture has brought to jazz in the cinema.

            ISBN 9780226277882
            Released NZ 15 Jan 1996
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Jazz & Blues
             

            Jazz & Blues (Hardback)

            By Vulliamy, Graham

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            This book, first published in 1982, shows that jazz and blues are music forms that are about individualism, experiment, expression and feeling. From their origin in the work songs and spirituals of America's southern slaves, through to their adaptation to the urban adaptation to ...the urban environment in Chicago and New Orleans, the author details the social and economic background that saw the birth of the blues and jazz, and introduces and appraises their leading exponents. He shows how African rhythms were combined with an American musical tradition to produce a distinctive style which was to revitalise Western music.
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            ISBN 9781138649705
            Released NZ 5 Apr 2016
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music
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            Jazz & Blues
             

            Jazz & Blues (Paperback)

            By Vulliamy, Graham

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            This book, first published in 1982, shows that jazz and blues are music forms that are about individualism, experiment, expression and feeling. From their origin in the work songs and spirituals of America's southern slaves, through to their adaptation to the urban adaptation to ...the urban environment in Chicago and New Orleans, the author details the social and economic background that saw the birth of the blues and jazz, and introduces and appraises their leading exponents. He shows how African rhythms were combined with an American musical tradition to produce a distinctive style which was to revitalise Western music.
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            ISBN 9781138652729
            Released NZ 31 Oct 2017
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music
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            Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music
             

            Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gioia, Ted

            • RRP: $49.05
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            With original research and keen insights, Gioia--the author of a landmark study of West Coast jazz and the acclaimed The History of Jazz --brings to life the stirring music of the Mississippi Delta, evoking the legendary figures who have shaped its sound and ethos. 38 illustratio...ns.
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            ISBN 9780393337501
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
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            The Art of the Blues: A Visual Treasury of Black Music's Golden Age

            The Art of the Blues: A Visual Treasury of Black Music's Golden Age (Hardback)

            By Dahl, Bill

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            This stunning book charts the rich history of the blues, through the dazzling array of posters, album covers, and advertisements that have shaped its identity over the past hundred years. The blues have been one of the most ubiquitous but diverse elements of American popular musi...c at large, and the visual art associated with this unique sound has been just as varied and dynamic. There is no better guide to this fascinating graphical world than Bill Dahl-a longtime music journalist and historian who has written liner notes for countless reissues of classic blues, soul, R&B, and rock albums. With his deep knowledge and incisive commentary-complementing more than three hundred and fifty lavishly reproduced images-the history of the blues comes musically and visually to life. What will astonish readers who thumb through these pages is the amazing range of ways that the blues have been represented-whether via album covers, posters, flyers, 78 rpm labels, advertising, or other promotional materials. We see the blues as it was first visually captured in the highly colorful sheet music covers of the early twentieth century. We see striking and hard-to-find label designs from labels big (Columbia) and small (Rhumboogie). We see William Alexander's humorous artwork on postwar Miltone Records; the cherished ephemera of concert and movie posters; and Chess Records' iconic early albums designed by Don Bronstein, which would set a new standard for modern album cover design. What these images collectively portray is the evolution of a distinctively American art form. And they do so in the richest way imaginable. The result is a sumptuous book, a visual treasury as alive in spirit as the music it so vibrantly captures.
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            ISBN 9780226396699
            Released NZ 15 Nov 2016
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

            Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography) (Paperback)

            By Turner, Tina

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            *** The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner's 60th year in the industry ***Love's got everything to do with it.

            ISBN 9781787461017
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2019
            Publisher Cornerstone
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            As Serious As Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957-1977

            As Serious As Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957-1977 (Paperback, Main - Classic Edition)

            By Wilmer, Val; Foreword by Williams, Richard

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            An essential masterpiece of jazz history by the renowned photographer and music historian, with a new foreword by Richard Williams.

            ISBN 9781788160711
            Released NZ 1 May 2018
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
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            Series Serpent's Tail Classics
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            It's Because They Were Black: 100 Years of Fraud and Forgery
              

            It's Because They Were Black: 100 Years of Fraud and Forgery (Hardback)

            By Johnson, Syl

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            The past can predict the future, but without true acknowledgement of its impact, it can also repeat itself. Syl Johnson shares his tumultuous journey of reclaiming his ancestors' land and fighting for his own music rights. His story offers a lively depiction of the underhanded mo...tives of others and the long-lasting impact upon the wealth of subsequent generations. He asks the hard questions including: How do we reclaim wealth that has been stolen? This call to action begins with a dynamic story presenting documented proof of collusion and deceitful behavior by bad actors in government and the community. The book shines a light on the ills of the past, bringing awareness to generational wealth lost over the years, but this story is not unique to Syl Johnson's family. It's time we face facts and demand justice. About the Author: Syl Johnson is a Grammy-nominated blues and soul singer/songwriter who for decades has captured audiences with his soulful voice. Coming from a family of musicians and singers, he quickly found his passion in music. With roots in Chicago from the 1950s, the performer played alongside such notable blues artists as Junior Wells and Howlin' Wolf. His hits include Different Strokes, Take Me to the River, Is It Because I'm Black and Come on Sock It to Me. His influence is still felt in music today and his personal story of triumph in the music industry and the fight for getting the respect and credit he worked for continues to inspire many. That same fight is seen in his creation of a foundation for the reclamation of stolen land. Learn more about the foundation by writing to 3473 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Suite 506, Chicago, IL 60616.
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            ISBN 9781682355350
            Publisher Strategic Book Publishing
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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
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Basics
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