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Gentleman of Jazz - A Life in Music

by LEWIS, Ramsey; Aaron Cohen

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First Edition
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2023
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Hardcover
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Ashland, OR: Blackstone, 2023. Bound in bright white boards, stamped in gold in dust jacket with a picture of Mr. Lewis on the front panel. A brand new, unread first edition of this important book on the Jazz Pianist. Blurb on front panel by Barack Obama. 189 pp. Color and black and white photos.… Read more about this item
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All What Jazz - A Record Diary 1961-1971

by LARKIN, Philip

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Used - Very Good ++
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Edition
First American Edition
Published
1985
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Paperback
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NY: FSG, 1985. Bound in tan glossy, illustrated wraps with an illustration of the author on the front panel with a pair of drumsticks. . This is the revised version of the first edition. It contains all of Larkin's reviews from 1961-1971 and a discography that is revised for American audiences. 288 pp. + discography.. First American Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more about this item
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Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development

by SCHULLER, Gunther

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Used - Very Good ++
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Very Good +
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First Edition
Published
1968
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Hardcover
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NY: Oxford, 1968. Bound in blue cloth, stamped in gold and silver in matching dust jacket. Jacket shows some scuffing to extremes and a closed tear -- but shows well in mylar. Previous owner's neat signature atop the front end paper. 401 pp. that include and exteneded glossary and discography. . First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more about this item
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The Golden Age of Jazz (Signed)

by GOTTLEIB, William F.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1979
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Paperback
ISBN
9780671247300
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NY: Fireside, 1979. Bound in stiff, glossy illustrated wraps. Some yellowing to extremes. This copy is inscribed and signed to a fellow alumnus of Lehigh University. Tight, clean copy -- hundreds of black and white photos of the Giants of Jazz. 158 pp.. Inscribed and Signed. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more about this item
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Dizzy: John Birks Gillespie in His 75th Year

by TANNER, Lee

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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1993
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Hardcover
ISBN
9781566403962
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California: Pomegranate, 1993. Bound in black cloth with silver lettering to spine; is in fine condition as is the dustwrapper. 86 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 11" X 8 1/2".
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Musichound Jazz: The Essential Album Guide (MisicHound)

by HOLTJE, Steve,. Editor

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Used - VG+
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1998
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9781578590315
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Michigan: Visible Ink Press, 1998. Bound in decorated glossy wraps that house and includes a jazz CD in rear of volume. Pages show slight splaying and occasional wear to extremes. 1390 pgs. Great Reference work. . First Edition. Soft Cover. VG+/No Jacket. 7 1/2" X 9 1/2".
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Den Gyllene Cirkeln : Jazzen på 1960-talet

by Abrahamsson, Åke

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2002
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Hardcover
ISBN
9789151839899
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Stockholm: Prisma, 2002. Bound in black boards, stamped in gold with matching illustrated dust jacket. This is a 216 pp. book of Jazz History in Stockholm in the 1960's. CD included in pocket at rear. Rare -- no copies on the internet or on OCLC. In terrific condition. Text mostly in Swedish, some English.… Read more about this item
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Madame Jazz: Contemporary Women Instrumentalists

by Gourse, Leslie

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1995
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780195086966
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U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1995. Bound in 3/4 blue boards with sage cloth spine with green lettering to spine. Dustwrapper shows minor wear to extremes. 273 pgs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Sidney Bechet

by Zammarchi, Fabrice

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1989
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Hardcover
ISBN
9782850183058
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Paris: Filipacchi, 1989. Bound in white patterned boards, stamped in black with matching dust jacket. A great book on the Jazz musician with extensive discography. 147 pp. Loads of B&W pictures. Text in French. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Jazz Man - the Amazing Story of Ronnie Scott and His Club

by FORDHAM, John

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Edition
First Edition Thus
Published
1995
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Paperback
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London: Kyle Cathie, 1995. Bound in black glossy illustrated boards. This is the first Kyle Cathie printing (the original first edition was published nine years earlier). A scarce 198 pp. book on the life of the jazz musician. . First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Combo, USA: Eight Lives in Jazz

by BLESH, Rudi

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Used - VG++
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VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1971
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780801952500
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Radnor, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Chilton Book Company, 1971. Closed tear to top of front panel of dust jacket. Overall, a tight, clean copy in respectable dust jacket. 240 pp. Vignettes of 8 Jazz Musicians, including Armstrong, Bechet, Teagarden, Lester Young, et al.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
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New York Notes: A Journal of Jazz, 1972-1975

by BALLIETT, Whitney

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Published
1976
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780395242964
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976. Small store sticker on front flap of DW; 250pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.
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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920's

by DOUGLAS, Ann

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
Third Printing
Published
1995
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780374116200
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995. Black and white plates; 606pp.. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Don't the Moon Look Lonesome: A Novel in Blues and Swing

by CROUCH, Stanley

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2000
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780375409325
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New York: Pantheon Books, 2000. Author's first novel; 546pp. The book had good review when published. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Rubout at the Onyx

by JEFFERS, H. Paul

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VG++
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First Edition
Published
1981
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780899190464
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New Haven: Ticknor & Fields, 1981. Jazz mystery; 178pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG++.
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Duke Ellington

by ULANOV, Barry

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Used - VG+
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Edition
Second Printing
Published
1946
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Hardcover
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New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., 1946. Bound in black cloth, sans DW; black & white plates; previous owners name and date on ffep. and some pencil marginalia; 322pp.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
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The Story of Jazz

by HARRIS, Rex

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Used - VG++
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VG++
Edition
Reprint
Published
1960
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1960. "The Listener's Music Library"; foreword by Thomas K. Scherman; afterword and discography by Sheldon Meyer; 280pp. A tight, clean copy.. Reprint. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.
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They All Came To See Me.*... *Willie Restum of Allentown, Pa., That is!

by RESTUM, Willie

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Used - VG++
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VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1986
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Hardcover
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Allentown, PA: ???, 1986. "As told to Paul Willistein"; Celebrity pictures from the '40s, '50s, and '60s; Black & white photos; sticker residue on back cover132pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Jazz Scene

by FOX, Charles

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VG++ Price-Clipped
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780600021193
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LONDON: Hamlyn, 1972. Illustrated with color and black & white photos by Valerie Wilmer; 127pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++ Price-Clipped. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Frontiers of Jazz

by DE TOLEDANO, Ralph

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
Published
1966
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Hardcover
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London: Jazz Book Club, 1966. This is the Jazz Book Club ed. Seventeen articles on Jazz by Sartre, Jelly Roll Morton, Frank Norris, etc. An interesting collection.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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