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Hi-De-Ho: The Life of Cab Calloway
Alyn Shipton.
Studio: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 43591
 
Clad in white tie and tails, dancing and scatting his way through the "Hi-de-ho" chorus of "Minnie the Moocher," Cab Calloway exuded a warm charm and sophistication that endeared him to fans. Alyn ... (Read More)
 
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Hi-De-Ho: The Life of Cab Calloway
Alyn Shipton.
Studio: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 43592
 
Clad in white tie and tails, dancing and scatting his way through the "Hi-de-ho" chorus of "Minnie the Moocher," Cab Calloway exuded a warm charm and sophistication that endeared him to fans. Alyn ... (Read More)
 
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Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture
Krin Gabbard.
Studio: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 31975
 
From ancient Egypt to the royal courts of Europe, from the battlefield to the concert hall, the trumpet has come a long way, suggests Krin Gabbard, but in jazz it is most in its element. Such jazz ... (Read More)
 
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The House That Trane Built: The Story of Impulse Records
Ashley Kahn.
Studio: Norton.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 21064
 
Following the path of its star musician John Coltrane, Impulse Records cut a creative swath through the 1960s and 70s, producing politically charged avant-garde jazz. Here three-time ASCAP/Deems ... (Read More)
 
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Jazz Interpretations, Vol. 1: Original Etudes Based on Progression Similar to Stella
Mark Elf.
Studio: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 22596
 
The jazz classic "Stella by Starlight" is the inspiration for these five guitar variations—in both standard notation and tablature—by Mark Elf. (Read More)
 
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Jazz Interpretations, Vol. 2: Original Etudes Based on Progression Similar to Friends
Mark Elf.
Studio: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 22597
 
The jazz standard "Just Friends" is the basis for five etudes for beginning to intermediate guitarists by Mark Elf. The sheet music appears in traditional notation and tablature, with the chord ... (Read More)
 
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Jazz Interpretations, Vol. 3: Original Etudes Based on Progression Similar to All the Things You Are
Mark Elf.
Studio: Mel Bay Publications.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 22598
 
A sideman for such jazz giants as Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, and the Heath Brothers, New Yorker Mark Elf demonstrates how guitarists can use Jerome Kern's perennial favorite "All the Things ... (Read More)
 
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No Eyes: Lester Young
David Meltzer.
Studio: Black Sparrow.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 42443
 
In 1959, the influential tenor saxophone legend Lester Young died alone in the Arvin Hotel in Manhattan at the age of 49. David Meltzer's poetic meditation on the last year of Young's life is neither ... (Read More)
 
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Running the Voodoo Down: The Electric Music of Miles Davis
Philip Freeman.
Studio: Backbeat.   Format: paperback.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 32808
 
Steering clear of the Davis mystique and focusing on the music, Philip Freeman reassesses Miles Davis's "electric period" and analyzes its continuing influence on contemporary music. While jazz ... (Read More)
 
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Something About the Blues: An Unlikely Collection of Poetry
Al Young.
Studio: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover & CD.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 42593
 
Like Harlem renaissance poet Langston Hughes, who first popularized the blues as a working man's poetic form, former California Poet Laureate Al Young has written about the blues, played the blues, ... (Read More)
 
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W.C. Handy: The Life and Times of the Man Who Made the Blues
David Robertson.
Studio: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 31063
 
"At the turn of the 20th century, W.C. Handy (1873–1958) propelled the blues from regional obscurity, changing it into a vital tradition that fostered much of American popular music that followed. A ... (Read More)
 
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What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years
Ricky Riccardi.
Studio: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
UPC: .  Daedalus Item Code: 32597
 
Prodigiously researched and richly detailed, this is a comprehensive account of the remarkable final 25 years of the life and art of one of America’s greatest and most beloved musical icons. Ricky ... (Read More)
 
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