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NEW HEAVEN

Written by Mohr-Pietsch, Sara
The Sixteen have become a household name. They are the Voices of Classic FM, and stars of the BBC Four series Sacred Music, presented by Simon Russell Beale. Every year since the millennium, they have undertaken a Choral Pilgrimage, bringing a programme of a cappella vocal music to around thirty cathedrals the length and breadth of the country.
December 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Faber & Faber |
$24.00

PLAYING CHANGES: JAZZ FOR THE NEW CENTURY

Written by Chinen, Nate
In jazz parlance, “playing changes” refers to an improviser’s resourceful path through a chord progression. In this definitive guide to the jazz of our time, leading critic Nate Chinen boldly expands on that idea, taking us through the key changes, concepts, events, and people that have shaped jazz since the turn of the century—from Wayne Shorter and Henry Threadgill to Kamasi Washington and Esperanza Spalding; from the phrase “America’s classical music” to an explosion of new ideas and approaches; from claims of jazz’s demise to the living, breathing scene that exerts influence on mass culture, hip-hop, and R&B. Grounded in authority and brimming with style, packed with essential album lists and listening recommendations, Playing Changes takes the measure of this exhilarating moment—and the shimmering possibilities to come.One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, GQ, Billboard, JazzTimes In jazz parlance, "playing changes" refers to an improviser's resourceful path through a chord progression.
July 23, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.95
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JACO: THE EXTRAORDINARY AND TRAGIC LIFE OF JACO PASTORIUS - ANNIVERSARY EDITION (ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Milkowski, Bill
A fitting tribute to the troubled genius who revolutionized electric bass playing and bridged the gaps between jazz, R&B, rock and funk.
October 1, 2005 | Paperback | Backbeat Books |
$24.99
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GRANT GREEN: REDISCOVERING THE FORGOTTEN GENIUS OF JAZZ GUITAR

Written by Green, Sharony Andrews
Now in softcover! This heartfelt biography celebrates the life and music of unsung hero Grant Green, the late jazz guitar genius who played on nearly 100 albums from the early '60s to the late '70s, but narrowly missed celebrity. Today his music has inspired numerous acid-jazz and hip-hop recordings and his legend continues to grow.
February 1, 2002 | Paperback | Backbeat Books | 288 Pages |
$18.99

TEXAS FLOOD: THE INSIDE STORY OF STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN

Just a few years after he almost died from a severe addiction to cocaine and alcohol, a clean and sober Stevie Ray Vaughan was riding high. His last album was his most critically lauded and commercially successful. He had fulfilled a lifelong dream by collaborating with his first and greatest musical hero, his brother Jimmie. His tumultuous marriage was over and he was in a new and healthy romantic relationship. Vaughan seemed poised for a new, limitless chapter of his life and career. Instead, it all came to a shocking and sudden end on August 27, 1990, when he was killed in a helicopter crash following a dynamic performance with Eric Clapton. Just 35 years old, he left behind a powerful musical legacy and an endless stream of What Ifs. In the ensuing 29 years, Vaughan’s legend and acclaim have only grown and he is now an undisputed international musical icon. Despite the cinematic scope of Vaughan’s life and death, there has never been a truly proper accounting of his story. Until now. Texas Flood provides the unadulterated truth about Stevie Ray Vaughan from those who knew him best: his brother Jimmie, his Double Trouble bandmates Tommy Shannon, Chris Layton and Reese Wynans, and many other close friends, family members, girlfriends, fellow musicians, managers and crew members.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$29.99
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METAPHONICS - THE FIELD WORKS LISTENER'S GUIDE

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September 18, 2018 | Hardcover | Japsam |
$32.00
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NIGHT MUSIC: ESSAYS ON MUSIC 1928-1962

Written by Adorno, Theodor W
Although Theodor W. Adorno is best known for his association with the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, he began his career as a composer and successful music critic.
November 15, 2019 | Paperback | Seagull Books |
$16.50
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ELTON JOHN BY O'NEILL: THE DEFINITIVE PORTRAIT WITH UNSEEN IMAGES

Written by O'Neill, Terry
"Looking at Terry's photographs is like gazing through a window at the most extraordinary and exciting moments of my life. I'm so glad he was with us throughout the madness: in his evocative and stylish photos he captured those moments as no other photographer could." - Elton John
November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Cassell | 256 Pages |
$34.99
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KATE BUSH: SYMPHONY OF YOU

Written by Mankowitz, Gered
Stunning rare and unpublished photographs of Kate Bush early in her career, accompanied by text from prominent fans. Symphony of You is a complete celebration of Kate Bush - her music, her look, her impact, her creativity.
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Cassell | 256 Pages |
$40.00
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BOWIE BY O'NEILL: THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION WITH UNSEEN IMAGES

Written by O'Neill, Terry
This book is the breathtaking result of iconic photographer Terry O'Neill's creative partnership with David Bowie that spanned over many years.
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Cassell |
$50.00

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