1920s-1940s Bands/Artists


A History of Jazz in Britain, 1919-50

A History of Jazz in...

Jazz in Britain - Book - by Jim Godbolt

Paperback / softback 300 pages, photos throughout - 217 x 140 x 17 (mm)

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Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith - Book - by Jackie Kay

Published 18th Feb 2021 - Paperback / softback 224 pages

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Bird : The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Bird : The Life and ...

Charlie Parker - Book - by Chuck Haddix

Paperback / softback 224 pages - 154 x 228 x 15 (mm)

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Blues People

Blues People

Origins of Blues/Jazz - Book - by LeRoi Jones

Originally published in 1963 - 2022 Paperback edition - 256 pages - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Brother Robert : Growing Up with Robert Johnson

Brother Robert : Gro...

Robert Johnson - Book - by A. C. Anderson & P.Lauterbach

USA Hardback 224 pages, 10 b&w photos - 149 x 217 x 24 (mm)

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Charlie Parker, Composer

Charlie Parker, Comp...

Charlie Parker - Book - by Henry Martin

USA Hardback 372 pages, 16 tables; 128 musical examples - 244 x 162 x 31 (mm)

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Discography of OKeh Records, 1918-1934

Discography of OKeh ...

OKeh Records - Book - by Ross Laird and Brian Rust

Manufactured on Demand - 2-4 Weeks !! USA Hardback 798 pages - 165 x 241 x 50 (mm)

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Duke Ellington's America

Duke Ellington's Ame...

Duke Ellington - Book - by Harvey G. Cohen

Order Possible - 2-4 weeks - USA Paperback / softback 704 pages - 227 x 154 x 39 (mm)

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Eubie Blake : Rags, Rhythm, and Race

Eubie Blake : Rags, ...

Eubie Blake - Book - by Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom

USA Hardback 440 pages, 28 photographs - 166 x 241 x 37 (mm)

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Five Straight Lines : A History of Music

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A History of Music - Book - by Andrew Gant

Hardback 656 pages - 164 x 241 x 49 (mm)

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Glenn Miller in Britain Then and Now

Glenn Miller in Brit...

Glenn Miller - Book - by Chris Way

Hardback 160 pages, 400 illustrations - 253 x 193 x 18 (mm)

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Goodnight Boogie : A Tale of Guns, Wolves & The Blues of Hound Dog Taylor

Goodnight Boogie : A...

Hound Dog Taylor - Book - by Matt Rogers

Published 9th Feb 2023 - USA Paperback / softback 176 pages - 228 x 152 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Heart Full of Rhythm : The Big Band Years of Louis Armstrong

Heart Full of Rhythm...

Louis Armstrong - Book - by Ricky Riccardi

Hardback 336 pages, 34 historical photographs - 167 x 242 x 31 (mm)

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Into the Groove : The Story of Sound From Tin Foil to Vinyl

Into the Groove : Th...

Tin Foil to Vinyl - Book - by Jonathan Scott

Published 2nd March 2023 - Hardback 320 pages - 222 x 142 x 28 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Jazz: The Iconic images of Ted Williams

Jazz: The Iconic ima...

Jazz: The Iconic images - Book - by Ted Williams

Hardback 352 pages, 300 b&w, 15 colour - 308 x 246 x 36 (mm)

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Jelly Roll Blues : Censored Songs and Hidden Histories

Jelly Roll Blues : C...

Jelly Roll Morton - Book - by Elijah Wald

Published 18th April 2024 - USA Hardback 352 pages, 16-page b&w insert - 229 x 152 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK - Click artwork for more info

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Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Sings the Blues

Billie Holiday - Book by Billie Holiday

Paperback / softback 192 pages - 131 x 198 x 12 (mm)

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Let's Do It : The Birth of Pop

Let's Do It : The Bi...

The Birth of Pop - Book - by Bob Stanley

Published 5th May 2022 - Hardback 720 pages - 234 x 153 (mm)

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Love in Vain : Robert Johnson 1911-1938, the graphic novel

Love in Vain : Rober...

Robert Johnson - Book - by J.M. Dupont

Hardback 72 pages - 307 x 191 x 15 (mm)

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Sinatra and Me : The Very Good Years

Sinatra and Me : The...

Frank Sinatra / Tony Consiglio - Book - by F.Douskey

Published 9th June 2022 - USA Paperback / softback 320 pages - 229 x 152 (mm) - ALL our prices include SHIPPING and VAT within UK

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Sittin' In

Sittin' In

Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s - Book - by Jeff Gold

USA Hardback 260 pages - 205 x 239 x 34 (mm)

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Swingin' on Central Avenue

Swingin' on Central ...

African American Jazz in Los Angeles - Book - by Peter Vacher

USA Hardback 374 pages, 1 Tables, 66 Halftones, black and white - 163 x 238 x 34 (mm)

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The Musician and the Myth

The Musician and the...

Billie Holiday - Book - by John Szwed

USA Hardback 230 Pages - 16 x 2.24 x 23.62 cm

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