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New Perspectives on Jazz, Baker, David N. (editor)
1 Baker, David N. (editor) New Perspectives on Jazz
Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1990 0874749859 / 9780874749854 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scratched, light soiling to front endpapers, else a clean, tight copy. 
Contains jazz essays by Gary Giddins, Stanley Crouch, Gunther Schuller, Amiri Baraka, Billy Taylor, and George Butler, among others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz, Britt, Stan; Case, Brian; Murray, Chrissie
2 Britt, Stan; Case, Brian; Murray, Chrissie The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz
NY Harmony Books 1987 0517564432 / 9780517564431 Third Edition Softcover Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. Foreword by Wynton Marsalis. Profusely illustrated. 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Bourbon Street Black: The New Orleans Black Jazzman, Buerkle, Jack V. ; Barker, Danny
3 Buerkle, Jack V. ; Barker, Danny Bourbon Street Black: The New Orleans Black Jazzman
NY Oxford University Press 1973 0195016904 / 9780195016901 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket lightly rubbed. 
Red cloth binding. Index, appendix, photos. "Skillfully weaving social history with extensive personal interviews, authors Buerkle and Barker explore the real world of these legendary jazzmen." (from front jacket flap). ; 244 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Sound I Saw:  The Jazz Photographs of Roy Decarava : January 20 to March 20, 1983, DeCarava, Roy
4 DeCarava, Roy The Sound I Saw: The Jazz Photographs of Roy Decarava : January 20 to March 20, 1983
NY Studio Museum in Harlem 1983 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed and creased. 
60 black and white plates of such jazz greats as Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, Milt Jackson, Billie Holliday, Count Basie, Zoot Sims, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins and many others. Other photos of jazz clubs, patrons, and other musicians. Preface by Willard C. Butcher, foreword by Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, introduction by A. D. Coleman and essay by C. Daniel Dawson. Footnotes. Chronology and bibliography by Sherry Turner DeCarava. Catalogue of the full exhibition at rear. Library of Congress number 82-62795. Ev; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 84 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Crazy Rhythm: My Journey from Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and Beyond, Garment, Leonard
5 Garment, Leonard Crazy Rhythm: My Journey from Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon's White House, Watergate, and Beyond
NY Times Books 1997 0812928873 / 9780812928877 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; A brief turn as saxophonist for Woody Herman's Herd was abandoned by the author for a legal career on Wall Street and for President Richard M. Nixon. Index. Several pages of photos, including one of Garment playing in a line of saxophonists for the Henry Jerome Band, one of whom is future Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Remainder dot on page tops, jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 418 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Great Jazz Revival: a Pictorial Celebration of Traditional Jazz, Goggin, Jim; Clute, Peter
6 Goggin, Jim; Clute, Peter The Great Jazz Revival: a Pictorial Celebration of Traditional Jazz
San Rafael, CA Donna Ewald 1994 0964106701 / 9780964106703 First Edition Softcover Very Good; Introduction by Philip Elwood. Many photographs of jazz musicians and memorabilia from the San Francisco jazz scene through the years. Bibliography, discography. Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Jazz Life, Hentoff, Nat
7 Hentoff, Nat The Jazz Life
London Peter Davies 1962 1st UK Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, jacket creased, rubbed, sunned at spine and soiled on rear panel. 
Jacket art by Paul Bacon. Jazz Master critic Nat Hentoff relates the New York City jazz scene in the 1960s and profiles such greats as Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, John Lewis, Charles Mingus and Thelonious Monk. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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American Jazz Music, Hobson, Wilder
8 Hobson, Wilder American Jazz Music
NY W. W. Norton 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and worn at corners and head and tail of spine. 
Blue cloth binding. Index. Five photos. "American Jazz Music is the first book by an American to deal with the subject as a whole, in its technical as well as its historical aspects." (from front jacket flap). ; 230 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Future Jazz, Mandel, Howard
9 Mandel, Howard Future Jazz
NY Oxford University Press 2000 0195141210 / 9780195141214 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good; Index. Interviews with Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Cassandra Wilson, Joshua Redman, David Murray, John McLaughlin, James "Blood" Ulmer, John Zorn, Vernon Reid, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, and others. Covers lightly soiled and scuffed, remainder mark on page bottoms, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 235 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life, Marsalis, Wynton; Vigeland, Carl
10 Marsalis, Wynton; Vigeland, Carl Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life
NY Da Capo Press 2001 0306810336 / 9780306810336 First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Written in jazz riffs, alternating between writer Carl Vigeland and trumpet master Wynton Marsalis during a road tour of the Wynton Marsalis Septet from 1989 to 1994. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 249 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Faith in Time: the Life of Jimmy Scott, Ritz, David
11 Ritz, David Faith in Time: the Life of Jimmy Scott
NY Da Capo Press 2003 0306812290 / 9780306812293 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Index, bibliography, discography, many photos. Jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott has an amazing voice; amazing because of his medical condition (Kallman's syndrome, which keeps his voice in the high range) and amazing because of his impressive jazz chops. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Essential Klezmer : a Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde, Rogovoy, Seth
12 Rogovoy, Seth The Essential Klezmer : a Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2000 1565122445 / 9781565122444 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Ex-senior center library copy with stamp on front free endpaper. 
Index, bibliography, discography, glossary, appendices. Many photographs. Many references to the jazz influences on klezmer music, both during the Big Band era and in the more recent klezmer revival. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 281 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time, Rose, Phyllis
13 Rose, Phyllis Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time
NY Doubleday 1989 0385248911 / 9780385248914 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Index, bibliography, notes. Many photographs of Baker, the toast of Paris during the 1920s-40s. Elegant author photo on rear jacket flap. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 321 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Living the Jazz Life: Conversations with Forty Musicians about Their Careers in Jazz, Stokes, W. Royal
14 Stokes, W. Royal Living the Jazz Life: Conversations with Forty Musicians about Their Careers in Jazz
NY Oxford University Press 2000 0195152492 / 9780195152494 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Ties together a wide range of jazz styles in these snapshots of the touring and recording life of contemporary jazz musicians. Many pages of photos, index. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Woody Herman, Voce, Steve
15 Voce, Steve Woody Herman
London Apollo Press 1986 0948820039 / 9780948820038 Softcover Very Good; Selected discography by Tony Shoppee. Bibliography, many black and white photographs. Covers scratched and scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. "Woody Herman's career, spanning fifty years as a bandleader, has been an extreme of ups and downs from the peak when he worked with Stravinsky to the trough one night when most of the band fell asleep on stage. He has had some of the greatest of all jazz musicians in his bands - Stan Getz, Bill Harris, Ralph Burns, Zoot Sims, Flip Phillips - the list is prodigious and, typical of Woody Herman, it continues to this day as brilliant new youngsters join the Herd" (rear cover blurb) . 
Jazz Masters; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 112 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Jazzpaths:   An American Photomemento, Wild, David
16 Wild, David Jazzpaths: An American Photomemento
London Hyphen Press 2011 0907259456 / 9780907259459 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners and head and tail of spine bumped. 
Pictorial hardcover. Many photograph reproductions and other illustrations in black and white and color. The English-born architect is a jazz lover and photographer and documents his travels through American in the mid-1960s in photographs and photomontages of urban street scenes and jazz musicians. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Jazz Cooks: Portraits and Recipes of the Greats, Young, Bob; Stankus, Al
17 Young, Bob; Stankus, Al Jazz Cooks: Portraits and Recipes of the Greats
NY Stewart Tabori and Chang 1992 1556701926 / 9781556701924 First Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription, one inch split at head of spine. Illustrated by Deborah Feingold 
A hot book of recipes, photographs, biographical sketches and musical lore by 95 wonderful jazz artists. Great black and white photographs by Deborah Feingold. Indices. A surprising number of jazz musicians are on vegetarian or macrobiotic diets, although the fare is varied: Dizzy Gillespie's Salmon and Hominy Grits, Milt Hinton's Millionaire Meatloaf (with the bonus of his awfully cute portrait with bass and Bar-B-Q hat) , Paul Motian's Armenian Lentil Soup, and Tito Puente's Ensalada de Bacalao, to name a few) . ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Swing under the Nazis:   Jazz as a Metaphor for Freedom, Zwerin, Mike
18 Zwerin, Mike Swing under the Nazis: Jazz as a Metaphor for Freedom
NY Cooper Square Press 2000 0815410751 / 9780815410751 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Index, many photos, illustrations, sources. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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