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Genres & Styles/Jazz

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1. Cover image for 'Intents and Purposes'
Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Improvisation
Eric Lewis
A bold exploration of how we define improvised music
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Philosophy and the Aesthetics of Improvisation
Eric Lewis
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2. Cover image for 'John Lewis and the Challenge of
Christopher Coady
The first scholarly study of John Lewis and the Third Stream music of the Modern Jazz Quartet
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2. Cover image for 'John Lewis and the Challenge of
Christopher Coady
The first scholarly study of John Lewis and the Third Stream music of the Modern Jazz Quartet
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3. Cover image for 'Blues, How Do You Do?'
Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues
Christian O’Connell
Examines the role of black American music abroad in the post–WWII era through the lens of one of the period’s most prolific and influential blues scholars, Paul Oliver

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Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues
Christian O’Connell
Examines the role of black American music abroad in the post–WWII era through the lens of one of the period’s most prolific and influential blues scholars, Paul Oliver

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Paul Oliver and the Transatlantic Story of the Blues
Christian O’Connell
Examines the role of black American music abroad in the post–WWII era through the lens of one of the period’s most prolific and influential blues scholars, Paul Oliver
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4. Cover image for 'Dameronia'
The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
The first authoritative biography of jazz great Tadd Dameron
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The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
The first authoritative biography of jazz great Tadd Dameron
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The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron
Paul Combs
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5. Cover image for 'Music Is My Life'
Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
A groundbreaking study of Louis Armstrong’s autobiographical practices
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Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
A groundbreaking study of Louis Armstrong’s autobiographical practices
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Louis Armstrong, Autobiography, and American Jazz
Daniel Stein
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6. Cover image for 'Ellington Uptown'
Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, and the Birth of Concert Jazz
John Howland

Explores a little-discussed yet truly hybrid American musical tradition lost between the canons of authentic jazz and classical music

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7. Cover image for 'Rhythm Is Our Business'
Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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Jimmie Lunceford and the Harlem Express
Eddy Determeyer

The life and times of famed band leader, entrepreneur, and entertainer Jimmie Lunceford

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8. Cover image for 'Someone to Watch Over Me'
The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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The Life and Music of Ben Webster
Frank Büchmann-Møller

The definitive biography of the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster

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9. Cover image for 'Delightfulee'
The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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The Life and Music of Lee Morgan
Jeffery S. McMillan
The story of one of the most individual jazz stylists of his time
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10. Cover image for 'The Last Miles'
The Music of Miles Davis, 1980-1991
George Cole
The story of the final recordings of one of the greatest jazz musicians of the twentieth century
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11. Cover image for 'The André Hodeir Jazz Reader'
André Hodeir
A selection of the best writings on jazz by André Hodeir, one of the world's most influential jazz critics
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Paper 2006 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "The André Hodeir Jazz Reader" to Cart
12. Cover image for 'Lester Young'
Revised Edition
Lewis Porter
A new edition of the musical biography of jazz tenor saxophonist Lester Young, with a revised discography
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Paper 2005 $21.95 Available Add Paper for "Lester Young" to Cart
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