Jazz Books


3 Shades of Blue : Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans & The Lost Empire of Cool

3 Shades of Blue : M...

Kind of Blue / Miles Davis - Book - by James Kaplan

Published 7th March 2024 - Hardback 496 pages, B&W images throughout - 240 x 165 x 42 (mm) - FREE shipping within UK - Click artwork for more info

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360 Sound - Columbia Records Story

360 Sound - Columbia...

Columbia Records Story - Book - by Sean Wilentz

NEW USA Hardback 336 pages,fully illustrated - 310 x 244 x 34 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK - Click artwork for more info

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A History from Rock and Jazz to Blues and Country

A History from Rock ...

Women Drummers - Book - by Angela Smith

USA Hardback 316 pages, 46 Halftones, black and white - 161 x 235 x 27 (mm)

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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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A Love Supreme : The Creation Of John Coltrane's Classic Album

A Love Supreme : The...

John Coltrane - Book - by Ashley Kahn

Paperback / softback 464 pages - 129 x 198 x 25 (mm)

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A People's Music

A People's Music

Jazz in East Germany, 1945-1990 - Book - by Helma Kaldewey

Hardback 340 pages, Worked examples or Exercises; 50 Halftones, black and white - 231 x 161 x 21 (mm)

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And the Story of Free Improvisation

And the Story of Fre...

Derek Bailey - Book - by Ben Watson

Paperback / softback 480 pages, Illustrations - 210 x 140 x 27 (mm)

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As Serious As Your Life : Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957-1977

As Serious As Your L...

Free Jazz - Book - by Val Wilmer

Paperback / softback 432 pages, Sixteen-page plate section featuring photography from Val Wilmer's archives - 129 x 198 x 36 (mm)

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Becoming Elektra : The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label

Becoming Elektra : T...

Elektra Records - Book - by Mick Houghton

Paperback 304 pages, 96 Pages of Colour - 268 x 195 x 25 (mm)

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Beneath The Underdog

Beneath The Underdog

Charles Mingus - Book - by Charles Mingus

Published 7th March 2019 - Paperback / softback 320 pages - 128 x 196 x 21 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Bill Evans : How My Heart Sings

Bill Evans : How My ...

Bill Evans - Book - by Peter Pettinger

Paperback / softback 384 pages - 193 x 127 x 25 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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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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Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression : The Finest in Jazz Since 1939

Blue Note: Uncomprom...

Blue Note - Book - by Richard Havers

Sealed Hardback 400 pages, With over 600 illustrations - 285 x 224 x 45 (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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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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Coltrane : The Story of a Sound

Coltrane : The Story...

John Coltrane - Book - by Ben Ratliff

Paperback / softback 272 pages - 129 x 197 x 18 (mm)

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Conversations in Jazz : The Ralph J. Gleason Interviews

Conversations in Jaz...

Conversations in Jazz - Book - by Ralph J. Gleason

USA Paperback / softback 296 pages - 155 x 234 x 24 (mm)

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Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time

Dave Brubeck: A Life...

Dave Brubeck - Book - by Philip Clark

OFFER !!! Hardback 464 pages, never before seen photos - 165 x 240 x 40 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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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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Experiencing Herbie Hancock : A Listener's Companion

Experiencing Herbie ...

Herbie Hancock - Book - by Eric Wendell

USA Hardback 256 pages - 231 x 157 x 22 (mm)

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Formation : Building a Personal Canon, Part 1

Formation : Building...

Brad Mehldau - Book - by Brad Mehldau

Published 15th March 2023 - Hardback 311 pages, 19 colour photos - 234 x 155 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Freedom, Rhythm and Sound : Revolutionary Jazz Cover Art 1960-78

Freedom, Rhythm and ...

Jazz Cover Art 1960-78 - Book - by Giles Peterson-S.Baker

Paperback / softback 180 pages, Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout - 301 x 298 x 17 (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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Hard Bop : Jazz and Black Music, 1955-1965

Hard Bop : Jazz and ...

Jazz 1955-1965 - Book - by David H. Rosenthal

222 pages - 140 x 216 x 18 (mm)

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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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Help! : The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration

Help! : The Beatles,...

Beatles / Duke Ellington - Book - by Thomas Brothers

USA Hardback 416 pages, 30 illustrations - 237 x 167 x 34 (mm)

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Jazz

Jazz

Jazz - Book - by Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux

USA Hardback 720 pages, 38 photos - 240 x 172 x 43 (mm)

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Jazz Covers

Jazz Covers

Jazz Covers - Book - by Joaquim Paulo

Hardback 552 pages - 304 x 301 x 51 (mm)

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Jazz Images by William Claxton

Jazz Images by Willi...

Jazz Photos - Book - by William Claxton

Spanish Mixed media product 163 pages, 41 colour, 112 b&w - 297 x 298 x 18 (mm)

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Jazz Places : How Performance Spaces Shape Jazz History

Jazz Places : How Pe...

Jazz Venues - Book - by Kimberly Hannon Teal

USA Paperback / softback 218 pages - 153 x 228 x 24 (mm)

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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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Joao Gilberto and Stan Getz's Getz/Gilberto

Joao Gilberto and St...

Joao Gilberto and Stan Getz - Book - by Bryan McCann

USA Paperback / softback 152 pages, 11 bw illus - 128 x 196 x 12 (mm)

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John McLaughlin : From Miles and Mahavishnu to The 4th Dimension

John McLaughlin : Fr...

John McLaughlin - Book - by Matt Phillips

Published 15th Sept 2023 - USA Hardback 280 pages, Illustrations - 229 x 152 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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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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Letters to Gil

Letters to Gil

Gil Scott-Heron - Book - with and by Malik Al Nasir

Published 1st Sept 2022 - Paperback / softback 320 pages - 198 x 129 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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Miles Davis' Bitches Brew

Miles Davis' Bitches...

Miles Davis - Book - by George Grella

USA Paperback / softback 144 pages - 122 x 165 x 10 (mm)

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Miles: The Autobiography

Miles: The Autobiogr...

Miles Davis - Book - by Miles Davis

Paperback / softback 432 pages, 32pp b&w photographs - 196 x 132 x 29 (mm)

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Music to Silence to Music : A Biography of Henry Grimes

Music to Silence to ...

Henry Grimes - Book - Barbara Frenz,Foreword by Sonny Rollins

Paperback / softback 334 pages, 34 back and white photos - 140 x 215 x 26 (mm)

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Ornette Coleman : The Territory and the Adventure

Ornette Coleman : Th...

Ornette Coleman - Book - by Maria Golia

Published 11th April 2022 - Paperback / softback 368 pages, 60 illustrations - 218 x 138 x 28 (mm)

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Ornette Coleman : The Territory and the Adventure

Ornette Coleman : Th...

Ornette Coleman - Book - by Maria Golia

Hardback 320 pages, 60 black and white illustrations - 234 x 144 x 34 (mm)

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Peggy Lee : A Century of Song

Peggy Lee : A Centur...

Peggy Lee - Book - by Tish Oney

USA Hardback 250 pages, 11 Halftones, black and white - 158 x 235 x 23 (mm)

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Play the Way You Feel : The Essential Guide to Jazz Stories on Film

Play the Way You Fee...

Jazz Films - Book - by Kevin Whitehead

USA Hardback 304 pages, 60 film stills - 188 x 267 x 35

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Riff : The Shake Keane Story

Riff : The Shake Kea...

Shake Keane - Book - by Philip Nanton

Paperback / softback 10 black and white photographs - 137 x 196 x 17 (mm)

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Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 : Photographs by Freddy Warren

Ronnie Scott's 1959-...

Ronnie Scott's 1959-69 - Book - by G. Marsh, S. Whittle

Hardback 144 pages, 144 Illustrations - 280 x 238 x 19 (mm)

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Sight Readings : Photographers and American Jazz, 1900-1960

Sight Readings : Pho...

Jazz Photographers 1900-1960 - Book - by Alan John Ainsworth

Hardback 472 pages, 135 halftones - 177 x 247 x 39 (mm)

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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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Sophisticated Giant : The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon

Sophisticated Giant ...

Dexter Gordon - Book - by Maxine Gordon

USA Hardback 284 pages, 23 b-w illustrations - 163 x 236 x 21 (mm)

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Space is the Place : The Lives and Times of Sun Ra

Space is the Place :...

Sun Ra - Book - by John Szwed

Paperback / softback 512 pages - 193 x 122 x 36 (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 Blue Moment : Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music

The Blue Moment : Mi...

Miles Davis - Book - by Richard Williams

Paperback / softback 320 pages - 196 x 127 x 21 (mm)

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The ECM Years, 1975-1984

The ECM Years, 1975-...

Pat Metheny - Book - by Mervyn Cooke

Paperback / softback 328 pages - 142 x 208 x 24 (mm)

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The Geography of Jazz

The Geography of Jaz...

Jazz Poems - Book - by Lenard D. Moore

USA Paperback / softback 82 pages - 153 x 228 x 7 (mm)

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The Gerry Mulligan 1950s Quartets

The Gerry Mulligan 1...

Gerry Mulligan - Book - by Alyn Shipton

Published 25th June 2023 - Hardback 296 pages - 210 x 140 (mm) - All our prices include VAT and SHIPPING within UK

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The History of the Music in the 1000 Best Albums

The History of the M...

The Penguin Jazz Guide - Book - by Brian Morton

Paperback / softback 800 pages - 232 x 154 x 36 (mm)

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The House That Trane Built : The Story of Impulse Records

The House That Trane...

Impulse Records - Book - by Ashley Kahn

2-3 weeks delivery time - USA Paperback 352 pages, Illustrations - 233 x 177 (mm)

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The Last Holiday : A Memoir

The Last Holiday : A...

Gil Scott Heron - Book - by Gil Scott-Heron

Paperback / softback 336 pages - 200 x 131 x 20 (mm)

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The Last Soul Company: The Malaco Records Story

The Last Soul Compan...

The Malaco Records Story - Book - by Rob Bowman

New Stock Coming - USA Hardback - 192 pages

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The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

The Miles Davis Lost...

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew - Book - by Bob Gluck

USA Paperback / softback 276 pages - 231 x 158 x 15 (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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Universal Tonality : The Life and Music of William Parker

Universal Tonality :...

William Parker - Book - by Cisco Bradley

USA Paperback / softback 416 pages, 47 illustrations - 153 x 228 x 26 (mm)

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When Genres Collide : Down Beat, Rolling Stone, and the Struggle between Jazz and Rock

When Genres Collide ...

Rolling Stone & Downbeat Magazine - Book - by Matt Brennan

USA Paperback / softback 256 pages - 155 x 229 x 15 (mm)

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