Performing Arts

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HEART FULL OF RHYTHM: THE BIG BAND YEARS OF LOUIS ARMSTRONG

Written by Riccardi, Ricky
Nearly 50 years after his death, Louis Armstrong remains one of the 20th century's most iconic figures. Popular fans still appreciate his later hits such as "Hello, Dolly!" and "What a Wonderful World," while in the jazz community, he remains venerated for his groundbreaking innovations in the 1920s.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 432 Pages |
$34.95
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AMERICAN UTOPIA

Written by Kalman, Maira
From former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia visionary David Byrne and revered bestselling author, illustrator, and artist Maira Kalman--an inspiring celebration in words and art of the connections between us all.
October 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 160 Pages |
$24.00
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LET LOVE RULE

Written by Ritz, David
"I see my story as a suite of songs that have a magical connection. I never understood that connection until I sat down to write. It was then that the magic started to flow."
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company |
$29.99
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JONI: THE ANTHOLOGY

Written by Hoskyns, Barney
Nearly 50 years' worth of critical efforts to solve Mitchell's mysteries have now been rounded up in Barney Hoskyns's Joni: The Anthology....what comes through most consistently is a possessive impulse, a desire to really know an artist whose fierce privacy has often seemed at odds with the impression of intimacy conveyed by her music.
December 1, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 320 Pages |
$17.00
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MEANING OF MARIAH CAREY

Written by Carey, Mariah
The global icon, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actress, mother, daughter, sister, storyteller, and artist finally tells the unfiltered story of her life in The Meaning of Mariah Carey It took me a lifetime to have the courage and the clarity to write my memoir.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Andy Cohen Books |
$29.99
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LIFE ISN'T EVERYTHING: MIKE NICHOLS, AS REMEMBERED BY 150 OF HIS CLOSEST FRIENDS.

Written by Kashner, Sam
An up close and personal portrait of a legendary filmmaker, theater director, and comedian, drawing on candid conversations with his closest friends in show business and the arts--from Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep to Natalie Portman and Lorne Michaels. The work of Mike Nichols pervades American cultural consciousness--from The Graduate and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
December 8, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 384 Pages |
$19.00
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150 GLIMPSES OF THE BEATLES

Written by Brown, Craig
A distinctive portrait of the Fab Four by one of the sharpest and wittiest writers of our time
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 592 Pages |
$30.00
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WAGNERISM: ART AND POLITICS IN THE SHADOW OF MUSIC

Written by Ross, Alex
Alex Ross, renowned New Yorker music critic and author of the international bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics--an aesthetic war zone where the Western world wrestled with its capacity for beauty and violence. For better or worse, Wagner is the most widely influential
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$40.00
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CAPITOL RECORDS

Written by Hoskyns, Barney
From the Beatles to Beck, Sinatra to Sam Smith, a parade of era-defining artists have passed through the doors of the Capitol Records Tower, one of Hollywood's most distinctive landmarks and home to one of the world's most defining labels for the past 75+ years.
March 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 488 Pages |
$80.00
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MAKING OF HANDEL'S MESSIAH

Written by Gant, Andrew
The first performance of George Frideric Handel's Messiah in Dublin in 1742 is now legendary. Gentlemen were asked to leave their swords at home and ladies to come without hoops in their skirts in order to fit more people into the audience. The initial performance was so well-received in Dublin that an encore performance was given a few weeks later.
October 2, 2020 | Paperback | Bodleian Library |
$25.00

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