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Roger Daltrey: Thanks A Lot Mr Kibblewhite - My Story

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Thanks A Lot Mr Kibblewhite
Roger Daltrey
272 Pages
ISBN: #978-1250296030
Henry Holt and Co.
2018

Unlike most rock and roll memoirs, Roger Daltrey's is not a tell-all. Far from it, because, like most interviews the author conducts, Thanks A Lot Mr Kibblewhite is based on the 'less said ...

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Leaps & Sounds: 12 Contemporary Etudes for Jazz Saxophone

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Leaps & Sounds: 12 Contemporary Etudes For Jazz Saxophone
by Adam Larson
17 Pages
ISBN: #978-1724613059
Self Published
2018

The educational market is saturated with printed materials that regurgitate the same concepts with slight-to-little-to-no variation, playing--or preying, perhaps--on everything from foundational needs to grasps at virtuosity. Truly novel concepts ...

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Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery by Robin Wallace

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Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery
Robin Wallace
288 Pages
ISBN: # 978-0226429755
University of Chicago Press
2017

It is the artistic human-interest story to end them all. The most famous “Classical" composer spent the better part of his late composing period almost completely deaf, in ...

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More Than A Jazz Legend: Dexter Gordon and His Search For Personal Integrity

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Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon
Maxine Gordon

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Alligator founder provides blues fans insider look at running of label

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Bitten By the Blues: The Alligator Records Story
Bruce Iglauer with Patrick A. Roberts
338 Pages
ISBN: 9780226129907
University of Chicago Press
2018

Bruce Iglauer's autobiographical history of Alligator Records is, in many ways, a story about technological change as much as it is about music.

Yet, ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black

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Johnny Cash: The Life and Legacy of the Man in Black
Alan Light
216 Pages
ISBN: 1588346390
Smithsonian Books
2018

In recent years, there hasn't been a shortage of books and documentaries on the subject of late singer and songwriter Johnny Cash. During his lifetime, Cash himself wrote two ...

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Claudio Bonomi: Agorà Underground

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Agorà Underground
Claudio Bonomi
252 pagine
ISBN: #978-88-97389-44-6
Crac Edizioni
2018

Il nome degli Agorà probabilmente non dirà molto alla maggior parte dei lettori più giovani, ma per chi ha vissuto la gloriosa stagione del rock progressivo italiano a metà degli anni '70 rievoca uno dei gruppi più ...

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Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin

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Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
400 Pages
ISBN: #
Reel Art Press
2018

It was 50 years ago when a group of four people gathered in the basement in Central London for a rehearsal in order to fulfill touring obligations from the band they ...

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Luca Bragalini: Dalla Scala a Harlem. I sogni sinfonici di Duke Ellington.

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Dalla Scala a Harlem. I sogni sinfonici di Duke Ellington.
Luca Bragalini
296 pagine
ISBN: # 978-88-5920-367-4
EDT
2018

Luca Bragalini è uno degli esponenti di punta della nuova storiografia jazzistica, che mira a rivalutare un filone ellingtoniano fin qui poco e male analizzato. In questo volume la ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

What's Big and Purple and Lives in the Ocean?: The Moby Grape Story

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What's Big and Purple and Lives in the Ocean?: The Moby Grape Story
Cam Cobb
288 Pages
ISBN: #978-1911036319
Jawbone Press
2018

In writing The Moby Grape Story, Cam Cobb serves a higher purpose, not just for the ill-fated band itself, but rock and roll history in general. The ...