Category: JAZZ


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Never Sell A Copyright. Joe Davis and His Role in the New York Music Scene 1916-1978.

By: BASTIN, Bruce.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Chigwell: Storyville Publications, 1990. 0902391127:

Seller ID: 38637

ISBN: 0902391127

Joseph M. "Joe" Davis (6 October 1896 – 3 September 1978[1]) was an American music producer, publisher and promoter in jazz, rhythm and blues and pop music...He has to be considered as an important influence for Fats Waller, having actually talked the shy, reluctant Waller into considering a performing career.(wiki). Pp.346, black & white portrait photo frontispiece + 33 further illustrations. White cloth, gilt title to spine. Scarce. VG. View more info

Jazz: An Introduction to its Musical Basis.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1972. 0193165015:

Seller ID: 42505

ISBN: 0193165015

Reprint. "Simply written, it tells about the chords, the rhythms, the melodies: how they have come about and how jazzmen use them. Required reading for anyone musical who is interested in the fascinating phenomenon of jazz." Pp.xii/91, occasional music examples. Paperback. VG. View more info

All What Jazz. A Record Diary 1961-1971.

By: LARKIN, Philip.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber, 1985. 0571134769:

Seller ID: 44894

ISBN: 0571134769

Revised edition. "The introduction to the first edition of this collection of Philip Larkin's jazz criticism has become one of the most celebrated prose pieces of the twentieth century. It naturally reappears in this new edition, together with other pieces which did not appear, so the book now contains the whole of Mr Larkin's output from 1961 to 1971." Pp.312. Paperback. VG. View more info

Jazz on the Barbary Coast.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: Berkeley: Heyday Books, 1998. 189077104X:

Seller ID: 39660

ISBN: 189077104X

"San Francisco's infamoius Barbary Coast was one of the country's thriving centers of jazz in the early 1900s. "Jazz on the Barbary Coast" captures the incredible energy of the black jazz scene of this era through the firsthand accounts of the men who were at the heart of it. Musicians such as Sid LeProtti, Reb Spikes, Wesley Fields, Alfred Levy, and Charlie "Duke" Turner recreate the hot spots, dances, rivalries, and lawlessness that characterised the San Francisco jazz scene and inspired jazz musicians for generations to come." 24.5cms x 17cms. Pp.xv/224, occasional b... View more info