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    Book Name+   Price 
 Roosevelt’s Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR by Guido Van Rijn   $40.00 
University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, MI, 1997, First Printing with complete number line; a documentation of more than a hundred blues and gospel lyrics which contain political commentary on President Franklin Roosevelt. The book examines "the...  read more...
 Scott LaFaro: 15 Solo Transcriptions from the Bill Evans Trio Recordings By Phil Palombi  [SIGNED]   $70.00 
Palombi Music, New York, 2003, First Edition. SIGNED and fittingly inscribed by the author at the title page, "Enjoy the book! Scott was truly ahead of his time", Phil Palombi". 15 acclaimed transcriptions of the great bassist's solos from the...  read more...
 Teach Yourself Jazz By Rodney Dale   $8.00 
NTC/Contemporary Publishing, Illinois, 1998, First Trade Paperback, Second Printing. Teach Yourself Book series, a brief, concise introduction to jazz history, the prominent players and its instruments and musical structure, by a veteran jazz...  read more...
 Texas Shout: How Dixieland Jazz Works By Tex Wyndham   $12.00 
Light, Words & Music, Seattle, 1997, First Edition, First Thus. First publication in book form of a comprehensive and wide ranging collection of all the columns written between 1989-96 for the West Coast Rag/The American Rag magazine, by traditional...  read more...
 The B.B. King Companion: Five Decades Of Commentary Edited By Richard Kostelanetz   $12.00 
Omnibus Press, Schirmer Books, New York, 1997, First Trade Paperback. One in the estimable Schirmer 'Companion' series, a compilation of the best articles, interviews, critical reviews, written over a nearly fifty year span, on the great blues...  read more...
 The Best Of The Music Makers By George T. Simon & Friends   $14.00 
Doubleday & Co.,Garden City, New York, 1979. Nearly 300 biographical profiles of prominent American musicians and performers, runs the gamut from jazz to country music. Lavishly illustrated. Hard cover, remainder spray to bottom of text block,...  read more...
 The Blues Line: A Collection Of Blues Lyrics Compiled By Eric Sackheim  [SOLD]   
Mushinsa Grossman, New York, 1969, First Edition. Handsome publication with charming illustrations by Jonathan Shahn, a collection of 270 blues lyrics by some of the great figures in the music. Quarter brown cloth over buckram, light creasing of...  read more...
 The Book Of Jazz By Leonard Feather   $8.50 
Meridian, New York, 1959, Stated First Printing of this early reissue of the 1957 First Edition, trade paperback. Still one of the best concise introductions to jazz. Very good, previous owner's inscription to ffep, wraps lightly toned, spine is...  read more...
 The Cambridge Companion To Jazz Edited By Mervyn Cooke & David Horn   $22.00 
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 2002, First Edition, First Printing, trade paper back. Ninteen specially commissioned essays which view jazz from many perspectives. In bright, slightly rubbed pictorial wraps, top corners lightly...  read more...
 The Complete Lyrics Of Cole Porter Edited by Robert Kimball   $50.00 
Vintage Books, Random House, 1984, Stated First Trade Paperback Edition, November 1984. The complete lyrics of one of the great American song writers, whose work has long been a staple of the jazz repertoire. Very good+, in bright wraps, lightly...  read more...
 The Down Home Guide To The Blues By Frank Scott   $20.00 
A Cappella Books, Chicago, 1991, First Edition, trade paperback. Comprehensive guide to more than 3,000 blues records, cassettes and compact discs. Very good+, in pictorial wraps, light edge wear, bottom fore corner of front panel is creased,...  read more...
 The Encyclopedia Of Jazz And Blues By Keith Shadwick   $68.00 
New Burlington Books, Quintet Publishing, London, 2001, First Edition, First Printing. Rock and jazz writer Shadwick has compiled a massive, handsomely illustrated encyclopedia, with succinct biographies of most of the great jazz and blues...  read more...
 The Encylopedia Of Jazz In The Seventies By Leonard Feather & Ira Gitler   $48.00 
Horizon, New York, 1976, First Edition, with no other printings indicated. The third publication in Feather’s celebrated jazz reference series which, in the words of the author, were “each in their way autonomous”. The Jazz In The Seventies...  read more...
 The Folk Songs Of North America By Alan Lomax  [SOLD]   
Doubleday, Garden City, New York, 1960, First US Edition. A monumental history of folk songs in America which includes more than 300 songs, divided into four geographic sections, each with lyrics and either piano accompaniment or guitar chords;...  read more...
 The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Jazz By Brian Case & Stan Britt   $16.00 
Harmony Books, New York, 1978, First Edition, trade paperback. An A-Z jazz reference with over 400 entries, selected discographies, lavishly illustrated. Very good in pictorial wraps, slightly rubbed, light edge wear, small price label to interior...  read more...
 The Jazz Experience: A Guide To Appreciation By Joseph Levy   $10.50 
Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1983, First Printing with complete number line, trade paperback. Concise guide to jazz appreciation with selected discographies and bibliography. Very good, small scuff mark to front wrap, tiny edge tear...  read more...
 The Miller Companion To Jazz In Canada  & Canadians  In Jazz By Mark Miller   $20.00 
Mercury Press, Toronto, 2003, Revised Edition, trade paperback. An authoritative reference by the dean of Canada's jazz writers, with more than 350 entries about Canadian musicans, venues and record labels. In pictorial wraps, slightly rubbed,...  read more...
 The Oxford Companion To Jazz Edited BY Bill Kirchner   $58.00 
Oxford University Press, New York, 2000, First Edition, First Printing, stated advance, uncorrected reading copy. In original titled purple wraps, wear and small scuff to head of spine, else, near fine+, tight, clean unmarked. Monumental, 800 page...  read more...
 Thinking In Jazz: The Infinite Art of Improvisation By Paul F. Berliner  [SOLD]   
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1994, First printing with complete number line. At nearly 900 pages, a monumental musical analysis and comprehensive study of the aesthetic, traditions and language of improvisation, the "spontaneous...  read more...
 What To Listen For In Jazz By Barry Kerfeld   $40.00 
Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 1995, First Printing with complete number line. An astute analysis of jazz organized around twenty one seminal jazz recordings with more than one hundred notated musical examples which are keyed to a...  read more...
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