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1 Albertine, Viv CLOTHES, CLOTHES, CLOTHES. MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC. BOYS, BOYS, BOYS.
Faber and Faber 2014 0571297757 / 9780571297757 Paperback Very Good 

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BESSIE, Albertson, Chris
2 Albertson, Chris BESSIE
Stein & Day 1972 0812817001 / 9780812817003 Paperback Very Good 
Imperative for all jazz aficionados. 
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3 Aldis, James MICHAEL JACKSON - LEGEND, HERO, ICON: A TRIBUTE TO THE KING OF POP
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2009 0007339836 / 9780007339839 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A lavishly illustrated tribute to the greatest entertainer of a generation. 'The world has lost one of the greats but his music will live on forever' - Madonna Michael Jackson was the undisputed King of Pop and his untimely d eath has provoked tributes from around the world. With a colourful life spa nning from 1968 when Michael was a member of the Jackson 5 to his recent an nouncement of a final comeback tour at the O2 in London, nobody can dispute the achievements of the man who was arguably the greatest artist of the mi llenium. This fully illustrated book offers an insightful tribute to the ma n behind Thriller, the world's best selling album of all time. Including se ctions on Michael's early life and the Jackson 5, the making of Off the Wal l and Thriller, and the troubled years leading right up to his announcement of a comeback tour, this will be a comprehensive and fitting tribute to a legendary pop star, the likes of which the world will never see again. 
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4 Andersen, Christopher JAGGER UNAUTHORIZED
Dell Publishing Company 1993 0440295270 / 9780440295273 Paperback Good 
A fewe pages loose, but all intact. 
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CRAIG ANDERTON'S HOME RECORDING FOR MUSICIANS, Anderton, Craig
5 Anderton, Craig CRAIG ANDERTON'S HOME RECORDING FOR MUSICIANS
Amsco Music 1996 0825615003 / 9780825615009 Paperback Very Good+ 
The revised edition of the home-studio owner's bible. Up-to-date informatio n on how to make good, clean, professional-sounding demos using affordable equipment. Covers tape decks, microphones, and midi recording; noise reduct ion; computers in the studio; how to mix; mastering and assembling; and mor e. 
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6 Author, No ACOUSTIC GUITAR ARTIST SONGBOOK - RHYTHMS OF THE ROAD
String Letter Publishing 1999 1890490172 / 9781890490171 Paperback Fine 
CD NOT INCLUDED. This book by the editors of Acoustic Guitar magazine introduces 13 songs by top songwriter-guitarists and instrumentalists from a wide variety of musical styles - everything from pop to blues to jazz to Latin fusion. 
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PRACTICAL PIANO PEDAGOGY: THE DEFINITIVE TEXT FOR PIANO TEACHERS AND PEDAGO GY STUDENTS, Baker-Jordan, Martha
7 Baker-Jordan, Martha PRACTICAL PIANO PEDAGOGY: THE DEFINITIVE TEXT FOR PIANO TEACHERS AND PEDAGO GY STUDENTS
Warner Bros Pubns 2003 0757911420 / 9780757911422 Paperback Fine 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: (includes C D) Practical Piano Pedagogy is a comprehensive 468 page pedagogy text for ALL piano teachers, as well as those future teachers who are currently performance majors in college. This definitive pedagogy text will teach readers how to use any teaching materials in a better, more organized, and pedagogically sound way. Includes an up-to-date, state-of-the-art CD ROM for Mac and PC enabling teachers to adapt and personalize over 40 forms for use in their own teaching studios. Information on the business of piano teaching, technical tips, learning styles, methods and materials, technology, jazz in the traditional lesson, motivation, and lots of teaching tips make this text indispensable for every private piano teacher. 
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AMERICAN MUSICIANS: FIFTY-SIX PORTRAITS IN JAZZ, Balliett, Whitney
8 Balliett, Whitney AMERICAN MUSICIANS: FIFTY-SIX PORTRAITS IN JAZZ
Oxford University Press 1986 0195037588 / 9780195037586 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition: This is Whitney Balliett's long-awaited "big book." In it are all the jazz profiles he has written for The New Yorker during the past 24 years. These include his famous early portraits of Pee Wee Russell, Red Allen, Earl Hine s, and Mary Lou Williams, done when these giants were in full flower; his r ecent reconstructions of the lives of such legends as Art Tatum, Coleman Ha wkins, Jack Teagarden, Zoot Sims, and Dave Tough; His quick but indelible g limpses into the daily (or nocturnal) lives of Duke Ellington and Charles M ingus; and his vivid pictures of such on-the-scene masters as Red Norvo, Or nette Coleman, Buddy Rich, Elvin Jones, Art Farmer, Michael Moore, and Tomm y Flanagan. Also included are such lesser known but invaluable players as A rt Hodes, Jabbo Smith, Joe Wilder, Warne Marsh, Gene Bertoncini, Joe Bushki n, and Marie Marcus. All these profiles make the reader feel, as one observer has pointed out, that he is "sitting with Balliett and his subject and listening in." The book can be taken as a kind of history of jazz, as well as a biographical encylopedia of many of its most important performers. It can also be regarded as a model of American prose. Robert Dawidoff said of Whitney Balliett"s most recent book, Jelly Roll, Jabbo and Fats, that "few people write as well about anything as Balliett writes about jazz." And the late Philip Larkin wrote in 1982 of the "transcendence of Balliett's prose." 
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THE ROCK-N-ROLL SINGER'S SURVIVAL MANUAL, Baxter, Mark
9 Baxter, Mark THE ROCK-N-ROLL SINGER'S SURVIVAL MANUAL
Hal Leonard 1990 0793502861 / 9780793502868 Paperback Very Good 
This book is perfect for the aspiring rock singer that needs improvement, b ut cannot or will not take lessons. It is a thorough, yet easy-to-understan d presentation of the basic elements of singing, including vocal production , training, breathing, posture and diet. Written in a down-to-earth style, the author addresses such relevant topics as overcoming nervousness, dealin g with emotions, and the true consequences of coffee, alcohol & smoking. In cludes useful illustrations and diagrams. 
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HOLE IN OUR SOUL: THE LOSS OF BEAUTY AND MEANING IN AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC, Bayles, Martha
10 Bayles, Martha HOLE IN OUR SOUL: THE LOSS OF BEAUTY AND MEANING IN AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC
University Of Chicago Press 1996 0226039595 / 9780226039596 Paperback Near Fine 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Bayles, former TV and arts columnist for the Wall Street Journal , takes th e title for her book from the old saying, "If you don't like the blues, you 've got a hole in your soul." The author of this wide-ranging study of Amer ican popular music maintains that the African American tradition--blues, ja zz, gospel--is this country's "distinctive musical idiom . . . truer to civ ilized values" than punk, heavy metal, rap and other antisocial impulses de scended from the late-19th century European avant-garde trends in art that led to futurism, surrealism, dada and ultimately to music whose aim is to s hock. It is a powerful thesis, but Bayles obfuscates her arguments by forci ng all types of music and art into such rigid categories as "introverted mo dernism" and "extroverted modernism." She calls the tendency to shock, for example, "perverse modernism" and claims that this antiart, together with r acial stereotypes, has kept African American music, which should be a human izing antidote to the brutal and the obscene, out of the mainstream. Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an ou t of print or unavailable edition of this title. From Library Journal Impressively researched and organized, this work explores historical, cultural, and sociological factors that figure in the evolution of American popular music. Bayles, an educator and arts critic, leaves few stones unturned in her effort to shed light on the current state of pop music. She begins by contrasting European and African American musical influences and defining musical modernism. She then factors 
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11 Bennahum, David K.D. LANG: IN HER OWN WORDS
Omnibus Pr 1998 0711943079 / 9780711943070 Paperback Very Good+ 

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GUIDE TO CHAMBER MUSIC (DOVER BOOKS ON MUSIC), Berger, Melvin
12 Berger, Melvin GUIDE TO CHAMBER MUSIC (DOVER BOOKS ON MUSIC)
Dover Publications 2001 0486418790 / 9780486418797 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Not only worhtwhile but so beautifully written and so informative that it should be in every chamber music lover's library." - Los Angeles Times. Authoritative, beautifully written guide presents 231 of the most frequently performed pieces of chamber music by 55 composers. For each, the author gives a brief biography, followed by discussions of the individual compositions - both their historical and musical contexts and their salient features, including formal organization, content, and any extramusical associations. "No lover of chamber music should be without this Guide." - John Barkham Reviews. Preface. Glossary. 
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13 Brewster, Bill LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE: THE HISTORY OF THE DISC JOCKEY
Grove Press 2000 0802136885 / 9780802136886 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. From the first time a record was played over the airwaves in 1906, to a modern club economy that totals $3 billion annually in New York City alone, the DJ has been at the center of popular music. Starting as little more than a talking jukebox, the DJ is now a premier entertainer, producer, businessman, and musician in his own right. Superstar DJs, from Junior Vasquez to Sasha and Digweed, command worship and adoration from millions, flying around the globe to earn tens of thousands of dollars for one night's work. Increasingly, they are replacing live musicians as the central figures of the music industry. In Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, music journalists Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton have written the first comprehensive history of the mysterious and charismatic figure behind the turntables -- part obsessive record collector, part mad scientist, part intuitive psychologist of the party groove. From England's rabid Northern Soul scene to the birth of disco in New York, from the sound systems of Jamaica to the scratch wars of early hip-hop in the Bronx, from Chicago house to Detroit techno to London rave, DJs are responsible for most of the significant changes in music over the past forty years. Drawing on in-depth interviews with DJs, critics, musicians, record executives, and the revelers at some of the century's most legendary parties, Last Night a DJ Saved My Life is nothing less than the life story of dance music. 
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14 Bronson, Fred THE " BILLBOARD" BOOK OF NUMBER ONE HITS
Gullane Children's Books Ltd 1992 0851127037 / 9780851127033 1st Edition Trade Paperbac Near Fine 
All 605 singles to reach the top spot on Billboard 's pop charts during the rock era are profiled in this handsome reference work. Coverage begins Jul y 9, 1955 with Bill Haley's ``Rock Around the Clock'' and ends April 13, 19 85 with USA for Africa's ``We Are the World.'' Each full-page entry include s a picture of the artist(s) and lists label number, songwriter(s), produce r(s), date first reached number one, weeks at top, and the top five hits fo r that first week. The accompanying essays give important background inform ation on the songs and artists. Norm N. Nite's Rock On books are more compr ehensive but not as detailed on the top hits and hitmakers as Bronson. Suit able for all but the smallest libraries and highly recommended as a worthy companion to Joel Whitburn's The Billboard Book of Top Forty Hits. 
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15 Brooks, Daphne A. JEFF BUCKLEY'S GRACE (33 1/3)
Bloomsbury Academic 2005 0826416357 / 9780826416353 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The power and influence of Grace increases with each passing year. Here, Da phne Brooks traces Jeff Buckley's fascinating musical development through t he earliest stages of his career, up to the release of the album. With acce ss to rare archival material, Brooks illustrates Buckley's passion for life and hunger for musical knowledge, and shows just why he was such a crucial figure in the American music scene of the 1990s. EXCERPT: Jeff Buckley was piecing together a contemporary popular music history for himself that was steeped in the magic of singing. He was busy hearing how Dylan channeled Billie Holiday in Blonde On Blonde and how Robert Plant was doing his best to sound like Janis Joplin on early Led Zeppelin recordings. He was thinking about doo-wop and opera and Elton John and working at developing a way to harness the power of the voice...In the process, he was re-defining punk and grunge "attitude" itself by rejecting the ambivalent sexual undercurrents of those movements, as well as Led Zeppelin's canonical "cock rock" kingdom that he'd grown up adoring. He was forging a one-man revolution set to the rhythms of New York City and beyond. And he was on the brink of recording his elegant battle in song for the world to hear. 
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MINISTRY OF SOUND: THE MANUAL, BROUGHTON, MINISTRY OF SOUND' 'BILL BREWSTER FRANK
16 BROUGHTON, MINISTRY OF SOUND' 'BILL BREWSTER FRANK MINISTRY OF SOUND: THE MANUAL
Headline Book Publishing 1998 0747276366 / 9780747276364 Paperback Very Good 
Book Description If you've ever wanted to know more about the who, the where and the why of clubland, you'll have realised by now how difficult it is to find this information out. Club culture today is a force to be reckoned with, its history is amazing and fascinating and its future is being shaped by some of the most creative people on the planet. Now here in easily digestable form is the solution to all your knowledge problems! The manual brought to you by the legendary ministry of sound, with the answers to all those questions you've been longing to ask, what was shoom like, when and why did ibiza really get going, who was the first ever dj, why should I care what a urei mixer is? Including everything you ever wanted to know about clubbing but were too off your face to ask. The manual contains all the ingredients of a great night out, without the come down! 
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MALCOLM MCLAREN: MUSICAL PAINTINGS, Brown, Delia
17 Brown, Delia MALCOLM MCLAREN: MUSICAL PAINTINGS
JRP | Ringier 2010 3037640588 / 9783037640586 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "Today," declares svengali-at-large Malcolm McLaren, "there are two words that sum up the culture: 'authenticity' is one, and the other... 'karaoke'! Many artists spend their entire life trying to authenticate, make true, a karaoke culture-but you have to be a magician to make that happen." This book, like the exhibition from which it stems, is built around McLaren's Shallow, a series of 21 "musical paintings" made from a "grab bag of pop culture's debris over the past 50 years." The project, curated by Bernd Wurlitzer, brought together music-related works by Delia Brown, Wolfgang Flad, Rodney Graham, Gregor Hildebrandt, Damien Hirst, Alicja Kwade, Jim Lambie, Jack Pierson, Rob Pruitt, Michael Queenland, Anselm Reyle, Michael Sailstorfer and Andreas Schulze. McLaren has proven to be a visionary of pop culture and a pop cultural icon for more than 30 years; with Shallow, he formally announces his identity as an artist. 
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18 Casey, Bert BASS GUITAR PRIMER FOR BEGINNERS
Cassette & Video Learning Sy 1992 1893907279 / 9781893907270 Paperback Very Good 
The most complete and easy to understand beginning bass method available to day. It includes many illustrations showing correct left & right hand techn ique. Styles include alternating bass notes, two beat, eighth notes, walkin g patterns, common rock & roll riffs, and complete discussion of theory as it applies to the bass. Comes with an audio CD that features a full band (b ass, drums, guitar, keyboard, & vocals) playing Good Hearted Woman, Old Tim e Rock & Roll, That'll Be The Day, Wanderer, Peaceful Easy Feeling, Johnny B. Goode, Kansas City, Under My Thumb, Addicted To Love, Billy Jean, She Wo rks Hard For The Money, La Bamba, & others. All music is written in both st andard music notation and tablature. 
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19 Cavanagh, John PINK FLOYD'S THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN
Bloomsbury Academic 2003 0826414974 / 9780826414977 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Through a series of interviews with a wide range of people connected to Pin k Floyd in their earliest days (including Nick Mason, Peter Jenner, Jenny F abian, Storm Thorgerson, Duggie Fields and Peter Whitehead), John Cavanagh paints a vivid picture of how this remarkable debut album was created. He b rings to life the stories behind each track, as well as Pink Floyd's ground breaking live performances of the time. EXCERPT The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is a wondrous creation often seen through the distorted view of later events. These things have served to overshadow the achievement of The Pink Floyd on their debut album: an outstanding group performance; a milestone in record production; and something made in much happier circumstances than I had expected to find...This is not another book about "mad Syd". This, instead, is a celebration of a moment when everything seemed possible, when creative worlds and forces converged, when an album spoke with an entirely new voice. "Such music I never dreamed of," as Rat said to Mole. 
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I GUESS I'LL GET THE PAPERS AND GO HOME: THE LIFE OF DOC CHEATHAM, Cheatham, Doc
20 Cheatham, Doc I GUESS I'LL GET THE PAPERS AND GO HOME: THE LIFE OF DOC CHEATHAM
Cassell 1998 0304703168 / 9780304703166 Paperback Near Fine 
In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. This autobiography covers seven decades of jazz, taking in Cheatham's deputization for Louis Armstrong in the 1920s, involvement with Cab Calloway's orchestra in the 1930s and development of a unique style of solo singing from the 1950s until his death in June 1997. 
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