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Capitol Records: release no 5 mid March 1949, with, Decca Brunswick Records: advance trade list mid March 1949, with, International Jazz Club selections June 1960

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Decca Record Co. Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55625


4 items of pop music/jazz ephemera. 2 lists of 1949 record releases from Sparky's Magic Piano to Vera Lynn and Donald Peers via Stan Kenton and Benny Goodman with an order form. Also a small leaflet for the June 1960 International Jazz Club selections including Coleman Hawkins and Pee Wee Erwin View more info

Image for Accordian times and modern musician: 5 issues. Vol 11 nos. 9 & 12 (Sept & Dec 1956) & Vol 12 nos. 2, 5 & 6 (Feb, May & June 1957)

Accordian times and modern musician: 5 issues. Vol 11 nos. 9 & 12 (Sept & Dec 1956) & Vol 12 nos. 2, 5 & 6 (Feb, May & June 1957)

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cranleigh, J. J. Black (Publishers) Ltd.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62099


5 clean paperback originals, (19 x 25cm), stapled spines, glossy pictorial covers, edges chipped, no inscriptions except address on back cover of no. 6. No. 12 covers detached but present, no.5 covers missing. 28 - 30 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

The raw Pearl

By: Bailey, Pearl

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49446


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges, and the orange spine titles have faded. xiv + 206 pages, photos on plates View more info

The sound of surprise: 46 pieces of jazz

By: Balliett, Whitney

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57799


Clean and tightly bound paperback, spine lightly creased, name on half title page but generally appears little used. 202 pages, discography, index View more info

Image for Stephane Grappelli: with and without Django

Stephane Grappelli: with and without Django

By: Balmer, Paul

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sanctuary Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34620


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 428 pages, 46 photos on plates, notes, bibliography, discography, index View more info

Image for Jazz Piano Scales, Grades 1-5 (ABRSM Exam Pieces), with, Jazz piano pieces grade 3, with, Jazz piano pieces grade 4 (3 books)

Jazz Piano Scales, Grades 1-5 (ABRSM Exam Pieces), with, Jazz piano pieces grade 3, with, Jazz piano pieces grade 4 (3 books)

By: Beale, Charles (ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (Publishing) Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 61371


Clean, large format, tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, glossy covers, no inscriptions, appears little used. 20 pages View more info

Image for Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: two Kings of Jazz

Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: two Kings of Jazz

By: Berrett, Joshua

Price: £8.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23239


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. xiv + 242 pages, photos in the text, notes, index.; View more info

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Shining trumpets: a history of jazz

By: Blesh, Rudi

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45109


Clean hardback tightly bound in black cloth with silver titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners and is worn at the spine, no inscriptions. xvi + 410+ xvi pages, 37 photos on plates, appendices, music, index. 2 newspaper cuttings laid in relating to Big Bill Broonzy playing in Sheffield in the mid 1950s View more info

I'll sing you a thousand love songs: the Denny Dennis story

By: Carey, Mike

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Derby, Pinnacle Printing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57007


Clean, tightly bound paperback, minor damp marking to top edge, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 192 pages, photos in the text, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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The best of Ray Charles

By: Charles, Ray

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Italy, Carisch s. r. l.: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 63583


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 78 pages, words and music to 20 songs arranged for piano, vocal & guitar View more info

Jazz: A - Z

By: Clayton, Peter & Gammond, Peter

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Enfield, Guinness Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53726


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges. 262 pages, photos in the text, index View more info

Fascinating rhythm

By: Cliffe, Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Baldock, Egon Publishers Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52459


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 282 pages, many photos & illustrations in the text, foreword by Brian Rust, bibliography, index View more info

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Improvising jazz

By: Coker, Jerry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57956


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at edges, name on half title page and some anntations in the text. 116 pages, appendices View more info

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We called it music

By: Condon, Eddie & Sugrue, Thomas

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Corgi Books: 1962

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 41410


Clean, tightly bound paperback, pages browned, card covers rubbed at corners, date on first page, but a good reading copy. 224 pages, 18 photos on plates, discography View more info

Listen to the blues

By: Cook, Bruce

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Robson Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49511


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has minor shelfwear. viii + 264 pages, photos on plates, index View more info

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Call me lucky

By: Crosby, Bing

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53705


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with author's sigmature on the half title page, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine and creased and chipped at the edges. 254 pages, photos on plates. No date but Copac gives 1953 View more info

Blues Boy: the life and music of B. B. King

By: Danchin, Sebastian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: U.S.A, University Press of Mississippi: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49516


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 156 pages, 44 photos on plates, notes, discography, index View more info

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The swing era 1941-1942: swing as a way of life

By: Daniels, George (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Time Life Records: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26254


Very clean hardback in glossy pictorial boards, no inscriptions or signs of use. 64 pages, photos throughout, discography View more info

Image for Jazz: an introduction to its musical basis

Jazz: an introduction to its musical basis

By: Dankworth, Avril

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47824


Clean paperback original, pictorial card covers, card covers rubbed at corners, name on first page but generally appears little used. xii + 92 pages, musical examples and illustrations in the text, appendices, index View more info

The history of the blues

By: Davis, Francis

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1995

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 49439


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket on which the red spine titles have faded. Appears little used. x + 310 pages, photos in the text, discography, bibliography, timeline, index View more info