Black & Blue:The Life & Lyrics Of Andy Razaf By Barry Singer With A Foreward By Bobby Short [SIGNED]
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Black & Blue:The Life & Lyrics Of Andy Razaf By Barry Singer With A Foreward By Bobby  Short  [SIGNED]
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Schirmer, New York, 1992, First Printing with complete number line. SIGNED and inscribed at the ffep by the author and by the author of the foreward, the wonderful cabaret singer and pianist, Bobby Short, whose constant championing of African -American composers certainly included the songs of Andy Razaf. Presentation copy, inscribed to the celebrated American theatre and opera director and producer, Mark Lamos. A perceptive account of the rise of a distinctive African-American theatre as viewed through the life and work of Andy Razaf, one of the greatest lyricists in the history of popular music, author of over 800 songs, who with song writing partners including Fats Waller, Eubie Blake and James P. Johnson, created enduring standards like Honey Suckle Rose, Ain't Misbehaving and Memories Of You. Quarter bound in blue cloth over black paper boards, fine, tight, unmarked with errata slip laid in; in an about fine dust jacket, unclipped, lightly creased at spine ends, in mylar sleeve. Uncommon signed association copy with the additional signature of an esteemed jazz and cabaret signer. J1552

Black & Blue:The Life & Lyrics Of Andy Razaf By Barry Singer With A Foreward By Bobby  Short  [SIGNED]
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Black & Blue:The Life & Lyrics Of Andy Razaf By Barry Singer With A Foreward By Bobby  Short  [SIGNED]
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Black & Blue:The Life & Lyrics Of Andy Razaf By Barry Singer With A Foreward By Bobby  Short  [SIGNED]
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Black & Blue:The Life & Lyrics Of Andy Razaf By Barry Singer With A Foreward By Bobby  Short  [SIGNED]
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