Opera, Jazz, Rock, Pop

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UNTI MEMOIR

Written by Anon9780063159419
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May 16, 2023 | Hardcover | Harper |
$35.00
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STRANGE CELESTIAL ROAD: MY TIME IN THE SUN RA ARKESTRA

Written by Abdullah, Ahmed
A thrilling account of life with Sun Ra's Arkestra and New York's avant-garde jazz scenes of the 1970s-90s
June 20, 2023 | Paperback | Blank Forms Editions | 512 Pages |
$29.95
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RISE AND FALL OF PARAMOUNT RECORDS: A GREAT MIGRATION STORY, 1917-1932

Written by Blackwood, Scott
Founded in 1917, Paramount Records incongruously was one of several homegrown record labels of a Wisconsin chair-making company. The company pinned no outsized hopes on Paramount. Its founders knew nothing of the music business, and they had arrived at the scheme of producing records only to drive sales of the expensive phonograph cabinets they had recently begun manufacturing.
March 1, 2023 | Hardcover | LSU Press |
$34.95
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WILLIAMSBURG AVANT-GARDE: EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC AND SOUND ON THE BROOKLYN WATERFRONT

Written by Bradley, Cisco
In The Williamsburg Avant-Garde Cisco Bradley chronicles the rise and fall of the underground music and art scene in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn between the late 1980s and the early 2010s. Drawing on interviews, archival collections, musical recordings, videos, photos, and other ephemera, Bradley explores the scene's social, cultural, and economic dynamics.
April 7, 2023 | Paperback | Duke University Press |
$29.95
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DANCING DOWN THE BARRICADES: SAMMY DAVIS JR. AND THE LONG CIVIL RIGHTS ERA (FIRST EDITION, A CULTURAL HISTORY)

Written by Jacobson, Matthew Frye
A deep dive into racial politics, Hollywood, and Black cultural struggles for liberation as reflected in the extraordinary life and times of Sammy Davis Jr. Through the lens of Sammy Davis Jr.'s six-decade career in show business--from vaudeville to Vegas to Broadway, Hollywood, and network TV--Dancing Down the Barricades examines the workings of race in American culture.
February 7, 2023 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$29.95
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ON MINIMALISM: DOCUMENTING A MUSICAL MOVEMENT

A revisionist history of minimalism's transformative rise, through the voices of the musicians who created it. When composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich began creating hypnotically repetitive music in the 1960s, it upended the world of American composition. But minimalism was more than a classical phenomenon--minimalism changed everything.
April 25, 2023 | Paperback | University of California Press |
$34.95
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HIGHWAY TO HELL

Written by Walker, Clinton
Clinton Walker's biography of Bon Scott is the definitive account of the life of the iconic rocker, tracing his musical apprenticeship in bubblegum pop band the Valentines and blues-rockers Fraternity through to joining up with Angus and Malcolm Young in AC/DC, where his racy lyrics, unique vocal style, and sheer charisma helped define a new, highly influential brand of rock and roll.
March 21, 2023 | Paperback | Verse Chorus Press |
$26.95
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JOHNNY THUNDERS: IN COLD BLOOD: THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY: REVISED & UPDATED EDITION

Written by Antonia, Nina
Johnny Thunders: In Cold Blood is the definitive portrait of the condemned man of rock'n'roll, from the baptism of fire and tragedy that was the New York Dolls, through the junkie punk years of the Heartbreakers, to his sudden and mysterious death in 1991.
June 20, 2023 | Paperback | Jawbone Press |
$24.95
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YEAR WITH SWOLLEN APPENDICES: BRIAN ENO'S DIARY

Written by Eno, Brian
The diary and essays of Brian Eno republished twenty-five years on with a new introduction by the artist in a beautiful hardback edition.
May 9, 2023 | Paperback | Faber & Faber |
$17.95
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WARREN ZEVON AND PHILOSOPHY

Warren Zevon and Philosophy is a collection of chapters on Zevon's life and music, authored by philosophers who are also Zevon fans, providing new and exciting insights into Zevon's thinking, his cynical lyrics, and the cruel ironies of his roller-coaster life and career.
July 18, 2023 | Paperback | Open Universe |
$24.95

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