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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

ISBN: 0028720407

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with photographs.The dust jacket shows shallow chipping at the extremities, else it's vg. Signed on 1st blank page.Carmichael composed several hundred songs, including fifty that achieved hit record status. He is best known for composing the music for "Stardust", "Georgia on My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and "Heart and Soul" , four of the most-recorded American songs of all time. Carmichael's "Ole Buttermilk Sky" w... View more info