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Coltrane, il frastornante riflesso dell’universo

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John Coltrane--Tranesonic o il riflesso dell'universo Aldo Gianolio e Piercarlo Poggio 129 pagine Tuttle Edizioni 2024 Bisogna ammettere che negli ultimi anni l'offerta editoriale italiana di argomento jazzistico è tutt'altro che avara di proposte. Merito del lavoro lodevolissimo e disinteressato di tante case editrici, per lo più piccole e amatoriali ...

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In With The In Crowd: Popular Jazz in 1960s Black America

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In With The In Crowd Mike Smith232 Pages ISBN: 978-1496851154 University Press of Mississippi/Jackson 2024 There is a legal adage that hard cases make bad law. Extreme circumstances make it difficult to accommodate less fraught or complex situations. Histories of jazz in the United States can be a bit ...

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Living The Beatles Legend: The Untold Story Of Mal Evans

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Living The Beatles Legend: The Untold Story of Mal Evans Kenneth Womack 592 Pages ISBN: #978-0063248526 Dey Street Books2023 Kenneth Womack covers a tremendous amount of ground in writing The Untold Story of Mal Evans. Granted, Living The Beatles Legend runs nearly six-hundred pages including scrupulous footnotes as well ...

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Sly Stone: Thank You (Falettinme be Mice Elf Agin)

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Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin): A Memoir Sly Stone With Ben Greenman 297 Pages ISBN: 9780374606978 Auwa Books2023 Some readers may remember a time before Sly and the Family Stone. There was music--music you might reasonably call funky. The word “funk" first appeared in the early seventeenth ...

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Easily Slip Into Another World: A Life in Music

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Easily Slip Into Another World: A Life In Music Henry Threadgill and Brent Hayes Edwards403 pagesISBN: #9781524749071Alfred A. Knopf 2023 In the early 1970s, Henry Threadgill--composer, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, inventor of the hubkaphone, Vietnam veteran, and all-around Proteus (in Ovid, the god “who always changes") of Black music and ...

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Global Jazz: A Research And Information Guide

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Global Jazz: A Research And Information Guide Clarence Bernard Henry 394 Pages ISBN: 9780367724849 Routledge 2023 Jazz musicians often talk about jazz as a global language. For sure, this African American art form wasted no time in travelling beyond US borders, its world- wide dissemination accelerated by numerous factors. ...

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Peter Jesperson: Euphoric Recall - A Half Century as A Music Fan, Producer, DJ, Record Executive and Tastemaker

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Euphoric Recall: A Half Century as A Music Fan, Producer, DJ, Record Executive and Tastemaker Peter Jesperson 310 Pages ISBN: # 978-1681342719 Minnesota Historical Society Press 2023 As indicated in the lengthy subtitle to Euphoric Recall, Peter Jesperson posits himself as something of a musical renaissance man. And while ...

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Tokyo Jazz Joints

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Tokyo Jazz Joints Philip Arneill (with James Catchpole) 168 Pages ISBN: 978-3-96900-120-2 Kehrer2023 Japan's love affair with jazz is an old one. A unique one. It is home to hundreds of jazz-listening bars and cafés, places where chatting is at best frowned upon, and even forbidden between certain ...

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Eric Dolphy

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Eric Dolphy Guillaume Belhomme 112 Pages ISBN: # 3955931463 Wolke Verlag 2023 Considering the indelible marks he has left on the music in his short time with us, the trailblazing recordings both as a leader and sideman to John Coltrane and Charles Mingus; the conceptual application of harmonic ...

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Tomasz Stańko: Desperado - An Autobiography

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Tomasz Stańko: Desperado, An Autobiography Tomas Stańko con Rafał Księżyk 358 Pagine ISBN-13 978 180050 2222 Equinox Publishing 2022 Edito in prima edizione polacca nel 2010, il libro-intervista di Tomasz Stańko è ora pubblicato in lingua inglese dalla britannica Equinox che ha rispettato meticolosamente il testo originale, aggiornando la ...


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