Jazz

    Jazz War

    By Will Studdert

    Hardback £60.06

    During World War II, one kind of music embodied everything that was appealing about a democratic society as envisioned by the Allied powers-Jazz.

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Paperback £51.69

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition, is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to post-tonal theory,...

    Freedom, Rhythm and Sound

    By Stuart Baker

    Paperback £20.45

    Taj Mahal Foxtrot

    By Naresh Fernandes

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.45

    An intimate look at a period of modern Indian history that has shaped the music of the subcontinent today, and featuring detailed sections on several important Indian and American jazz musicians.

    Cambridge Composer Studies

    Hardback £65.84

    This book explores the rich and influential career of one of jazz music's central figures, from his work as a composer to his cultural legacy in jazz, popular music and modern media. Leading authors offer clear, engaging, and scholarly insights into Duke Ellington's work and critical reception, from musical, historical,...

    Bill Russell and the New Orleans Jazz Revival

    By Mike Pointon

    Hardback £42.46

    This is the first full-length book about Mr. Russell's life to be largely 'in his own words'.

    Long Shadow of the Little Giant

    By Simon Spillett

    Paperback Save £3.33 = £25.62

    In this new, expanded paperback edition, award-winning saxophonist and writer Simon Spillett, widely regarded as the world's leading authority on Hayes and his work, painstakingly outlines a career that alternated professional success and personal downfall.

    Jazz Italian Style

    By Anna Harwell Celenza

    Hardback Save £2.19 = £27.80

    By examining politics, immigration patterns, economics and technology in explaining the largely forgotten Italian connection to jazz, the book will attract readers interested in music history, Italian-American culture, the Fascist era in Italy, music technology, and the evolution of popular music.

    What Happened, Miss Simone?

    By Alan Light

    Paperback £8.45

    When Genres Collide

    By Matt Brennan

    Paperback £18.95

    A history of the uneasy relationship between jazz and rock through the lens of the music press.

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