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            How Britain Got the Blues: The Transmission and Reception of American Blues Style in the United Kingdom
             

            How Britain Got the Blues: The Transmission and Reception of American Blues Style in the United Kingdom (Hardback, New edition)

            By Schwartz, Roberta Freund; Series edited by Scott, Professor Derek B.; Burns, Professor Lori; Hawkins, Professor Stan

            • $271.00

            Explores how, and why, the blues became a central component of English popular music in the 1960s. This work analyses the transmission of blues records to England, from the first recordings to hit English shores to the end of the sixties. It also maps the influences on British bl ...

            ISBN 9780754655800
            Published 28 November 2007 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
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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.

            • $60.99

            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
            Published 1 January 1996 by Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Big Guitar Chord Songbook: Blues
             

            The Big Guitar Chord Songbook: Blues (Paperback)

            By Sales, Music

            A collection of 86 classic blues songs from the 20s, featuring songs by the leading artists that defined the genre. All the songs have been arranged in the original keys from the actual recordings including guitar chord boxes and complete lyrics.

            ISBN 9781846093012
            Published 1 June 2009 by Macmillan Distribution Service
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            Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition
             

            Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd ed.)

            By Gussow, Adam

            • $79.00

            Blues recording artist and critic Adam Gussow begins his story in the 1890s, when the spectacle lynching of blacks became an insidious part of Southern life. Gussow identifies veiled references to real life incidents of these lynchings within the words of Blues songs and literatu ...

            ISBN 9780226310985
            Published 15 January 2002 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            New Musical Figurations: Anthony Braxton's Cultural Critique
             

            New Musical Figurations: Anthony Braxton's Cultural Critique (Paperback, 2nd ed.)

            By Radano, Ronald M.

            • $69.00

            By relating biography to the cultural and musical contours of contemporary American life, Ronald M. Radano observes jazz practice as part of the complex interweaving of postmodern culture. Radano accomplishes this by analyzing the creative life of Anthony Braxton.

            ISBN 9780226701967
            Published 15 January 1993 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            Jazz Changes
             

            Jazz Changes (Paperback, New edition)

            By Williams, Martin

            • $68.99

            A collection of jazz articles written over a 30-year period, including narrative accounts of recording sessions, rehearsals and performances, liner notes, and profiles of musicians such as John Coltrane, Jelly Roll Morton, Billie Holliday and Thelonious Monk.

            ISBN 9780195083491
            Published 1 January 1996 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Bobby Womack My Story 1944-2014
             

            Bobby Womack My Story 1944-2014 (EPUB ebook – Revised ed.)

            By Womack, Bobby

            With 30 million records sales to his name, Bobby Womack stands shoulder to shoulder with Ray Charles, James Brown and Marvin Gaye as a true giant of Soul, R&B and Blues music. His life story is an incredible, colourful and moving piece of music history. Honest, insightful and unf ...

            ISBN 9781784182731
            Available in EPUB
            Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
            Language en
            Published 7 August 2014 by John Blake Publishing Ltd
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            From Birdland to Broadway: Scenes from a Jazz Life
             

            From Birdland to Broadway: Scenes from a Jazz Life (Paperback, New edition)

            By Crow, Bill

            • $60.99

            An anecdotal autobiography of Bill Crow's career in jazz, from his arrival in New York City in the 1950s to his professional life as a jazz bassist, playing with the likes of Benny Goodman, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Marian McPartland.

            ISBN 9780195085501
            Published 1 January 1996 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            The Devil's Music: A History Of The Blues
             

            The Devil's Music: A History Of The Blues (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Oakley, Giles

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            This text traces the rise and development of the blues both in the relation to other forms of black music and in the context of American social history as experienced by African Americans. It describes the texture of the life that made the blues possible and changing attitudes to ...

            ISBN 9780306807435
            Published 22 March 1997 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction
             

            Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd ed.)

            By Monson, Ingrid

            • $69.00

            In this work, Ingrid Monson juxtaposes musicians' talk and musical examples to ask how musicians go about saying something through music in a way that articulates identity, politics, and race.

            ISBN 9780226534787
            Published 15 January 1996 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology
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