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 Healing Songs By Ted Gioia   $55.00 
Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 2006, Stated Uncorrected Page Proof, First Edition, First Printing. A companion volume to an earlier book, Work Songs, in which Gioia a highly regarded jazz critic, "offers the first detailed...  read more...
 Hear Me Talkin' To Ya By Nat Shapiro & Nat Hentoff [SOLD]   
Rinehart, New York, 1955, First Edition, First Printing with the Rinehart R on the copyright page. A classic oral history of jazz, quite scarce in the first printing. Very good in black cloth boards, spine is rubbed with some loss to the titles,...  read more...
 History of The Blues Edited By Delmark Goldfarb   $25.00 
Artstigo Press, Portland, Oregon, 1992, First Edition. A collection of important blues essays reprinted from the works of prominent blues writers, including, Sam Charters, Peter Guralnick, Robert Palmer and Arnold Shaw. Fine in staple bound wraps....  read more...
 Hot Jazz From Harlem To Storyville By David Griffiths   $48.00 
The Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland & London, 1998, First Edition. Griffins was a long-time contributor to Storyville, a UK jazz journal dedicated to researching the early decades of jazz history. This book gathers his Storyville essays and...  read more...
 I'm A Road Runner Baby By Willie Leiser   $48.00 
Blues Unlimited, Thomas Harrison Printers, Oxford, England, 1969, First Edition. Published in wraps, one in a series of journals, published by the UK blues magazine, Blues Unlimited. I'm A Road Runner Baby is a firsthand account of blues enthusiast...  read more...
 Intimate Nights: The Golden Age Of New York Cabaret By James Gavin   $38.00 
Grove Weidenfeld, New York, 1991, First edition, First Printing, with complete number line. A comprehensive history of the New York cabaret scene, which in its 50's heyday contributed greatly to American popular music. By the author of Deep In A...  read more...
 Jazz Gentry: Aristocrats Of The Music World By Warren Vache, Sr.   $58.00 
Scarecrow Press, Lanham, Maryland, 1999, First Edition, First Printing. Based primarily on twenty years of interviews, jazz historian and musician Vache, has compiled an admirable and valuable oral history of some of the finest but lesser known...  read more...
 Jazz In Black And White: Race, Culture, & Identity In The Jazz Community By Charley Gerard   $44.00 
Praeger, Connecticut, London, 2001, First Printing with complete number line, trade paperback edition. A thoughtful and provocative study of the difficult issues of race in the jazz world. About fine in pictorial wraps, head of spine very slightly...  read more...
 Jazz In Black And White: Race, Culture, & Identity In The Jazz Community By Charley Gerard   $44.00 
Praeger, Connecticut, London, 1998, First Edition, Third Printing. A thoughtful and provocative study of the difficult issues of race in the jazz world. Hard cover, bottom fore corners of boards gently bumped, spine ends slightly compressed,...  read more...
 Jazz In Canada: Fourteen Lives by  Mark Miller   $32.00 
University Of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1982, First edition, First printing. Fourteen portraits of influential Canadian jazz musicians provides an interesting historical perspective on the first fifty years of jazz in Canada. Hard cover, strip of...  read more...
 Jazz Masters In Transition 1957-69 By Martin Williams   $65.00 
Macmillan, New York, 1970, Stated First Printing. Sixth volume in the Macmillan Masters Of Jazz Series by one of jazz's most distinguished critics. Hard cover, about fine, previous owner's small stamp to ffep, spine ends gently compressed, page...  read more...
 Jazz Masters In Transition, 1957-69 By Martin Williams   $68.00 
Macmillan, New York, 1970, Stated First Printing, fifth volume in the acclaimed Macmillan Jazz Masters Series. In black cloth boards, with small book plate of boogie woogie pianist Ben Conroy to front pastedown, page edges are toned, slight...  read more...
 Jazz Masters In Transition: 1957-1969 By Martin Williams   $35.00 
Da Capo Press, New York, 1982, republication of the 1970 first edition, trade paperback. The sixth volume in the Macmillan Masters Of Jazz Series by one of jazz's most distinguished and perceptive critics. Two small price labels to interior of rear...  read more...
 Jazz Masters Of New Orleans By Martin Williams   $50.00 
Macmillan, New York, 1967, Stated First Printing, volume four in the acclaimed Macmillan Jazz Masters Series. In green cloth boards, with small book plate of esteemed jazz writer Stanley Dance to ffep, near fine, top fore corners are gently bumped,...  read more...
 Jazz Masters Of The 20's By Richard Hadlock   $50.00 
Macmillan, New York, 1965, Stated First Printing. Second volume in the acclaimed Macmillan Jazz Masters Series. Hard cover, about fine, spine ends slightly compressed, small stamp of previous owner on ffep, otherwise a tight, clean, unmarked copy in...  read more...
 Jazz Masters Of The 40's By Ira Gitler [SOLD]   
Macmillan, New York, 1966, Stated First Printing. Third volume in the distinguished Macmillan Masters Of Jazz Series. Hard cover, about fine, page edges very lightly toned, a tight, clean, unmarked copy. In a conservative, very good+ dust jacket,...  read more...
 Jazz Masters Of The 50's By Joe Goldberg   $20.00 
Da Capo Press, New York, 1983, republication of the 1965 Edition, First Thus, supplemented with new photo insert, trade paperback. "In this series of profiles...Goldberg examines the lives and the music, the crucial events and dominant forces of a...  read more...
 Jazz Masters Of The Forties By Ira Gitler   $25.00 
Collier, New York, 1974, Stated First Collier Books Edition, republication of 1966 Macmillan publication, trade paperback. A part of the Jazz Masters Series, edited by Martin Williams, an insightful book which concentrates primarily on critical...  read more...
 Jazz Milestones By Ken Vail   $75.00 
Vail Publishing, Cambridge, England, 1993, First Edition, First Printing with no additional printings indicated. Jazz historian and graphic artist Vail has a unique approach to jazz history combining archival photos, news articles, adds, reviews and...  read more...
 Jazz People By Valerie Wilmer   $55.00 
Allison & Busby, London, 1970, First Edition, First Printing. Fourteen interviews and musicians' profiles with author's accomplished b&w photographs. Very good, in red cloth boards, slight spine lean, page edges are tanned, first few text pages are...  read more...
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