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A Moment's Notice : Photographs of American Jazz Musicians

By: Gary Gioddons

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Schirmer Books: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: gg00


The photographer's first book, a collection of her photographic portraits of American jazz musicians, with text by Gary Giddins. Jazz musicians are most often pictured in mid-solo, tense, eyes closed, seemingly trying to force their whole personalities into their instruments. But Friedman, a New York-based portrait and fashion photographer, has captured some surprisingly relaxed, human images in this book's 65 pictures. They range from bizarre, almost parody pinup shots ... View more info

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Sammy Kaye's Sunday Serenade Book of Poetry Volume 1 & 2 - Inscribed

By: Kaye, Sammy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Republic Music Corp.: 0

Inscription: Inscribed By Sammy Kaye

Seller ID: 13qqe


Sammy Kaye (1910 - 1987) was an American bandleader and songwriter, whose tag line, "Swing and sway with Sammy Kaye", became one of the most famous of the Big Band Era. His signature tune was "Harbor Lights". A leader of one of the so-called "Sweet" bands of the Big Band Era, he made a large number of records for the top labels, including RCA Victor and Columbia. He was also huge on radio and on the concert touring circuit. Handsome set of this po... View more info

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The Stardust Road

By: Hoagy Carmichael

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart and Company: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: zii75


An autobiography in which the man is submerged in the pace of his time, the jazz era, but emerges as sane, stable and humble, despite his genius for low-down blues. By association, jazz means speakeasies, crib houses, opium joints, hopped-up youth, etc., but Carmichael shows us here another, and perhaps truer, segment of the era, the intelligentsia of jazz. This is the story of his struggle between music and law at the University of Indiana and his circle of friends whic... View more info