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Herbie Nichols: A Jazzist's Life (Trade Edition) By Mark Miller
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Herbie Nichols wanted to be a Prokofiev, but when classical training proved beyond his means as a young pianist in Harlem, he decided instead to become an Ellington. In truth, he became a Nichols... More > — by his own description a “jazzist” and by any other name a singular figure on the New York jazz scene of the 1950s. He composed and all too infrequently recorded music whose originality, modernity and humour — set him apart from his contemporaries. Increasingly celebrated in the years since his death, Nichols is now honoured with this sympathetic and engaging biography.< Less
Burning Ambulance 5 By Philip Freeman
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Winter 2011 issue of a periodic journal of arts and culture. Includes interviews with Michael Gira of Swans, saxophonist Marcus Strickland, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, Greg Tate and Jared Michael... More > Nickerson of Burnt Sugar; a round-table discussion of North American black metal; and essays on improvising guitarist Morgan Craft, pianist Cecil Taylor, the nature of time in music, and the movie Two-Lane Blacktop.< Less
Burning Ambulance 5 By Philip Freeman
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Winter 2011 issue of a periodic journal of arts and culture. Includes interviews with Michael Gira of Swans, saxophonist Marcus Strickland, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, Greg Tate and Jared Michael... More > Nickerson of Burnt Sugar; a round-table discussion of North American black metal; and essays on improvising guitarist Morgan Craft, pianist Cecil Taylor, the nature of time in music, and the movie Two-Lane Blacktop.< Less
The Best of Jazz By Knowledge
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A rhyming tribute to the greatest jazz artists: Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Earl HInes, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Cecil Taylor, Sonny Rollins, Dickie Wells, Fats Waller, Miles Davis,... More > Dizzie Gillespie. Chet Baker, Stan Getz and Ornette Coleman< Less
The Best of Jazz By Knowledge
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A rhyming tribute to the greatest jazz artists: Bud Powell, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Earl HInes, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Cecil Taylor, Sonny Rollins, Dickie Wells, Fats Waller, Miles Davis,... More > Dizzie Gillespie. Chet Baker, Stan Getz and Ornette Coleman< Less
Occasional Jazz Conjectures By DuRoche Tim
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Occasional Jazz Conjectures is an exploration of jazz's edges and center - idiosyncratic reflections on the intersections of arts and culture; scenic detours connecting the dots between jazz and a... More > broader landscape of mid-century politics and modernism, social history, visual culture, popular entertainment, and the avant-garde. Tim DuRoche's Conjectures are a bumper-car ride through jazz and the 20th century - careening from Bix Beiderbecke and Hart Crane to FT Marinetti, Frankie Laine and Henry Adams, Cecil Taylor and bebop, Abstract Expressionism, Cold War culture and the Beat era to meditations on the heroic impulse, love, death, revolution, and poetry.< Less
Occasional Jazz Conjectures By DuRoche Tim
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Occasional Jazz Conjectures is an exploration of jazz's edges and center - idiosyncratic reflections on the intersections of arts and culture; scenic detours connecting the dots between jazz and a... More > broader landscape of mid-century politics and modernism, social history, visual culture, popular entertainment, and the avant-garde. Tim DuRoche's Conjectures are a bumper-car ride through jazz and the 20th century - careening from Bix Beiderbecke and Hart Crane to FT Marinetti, Frankie Laine and Henry Adams, Cecil Taylor and bebop, Abstract Expressionism, Cold War culture and the Beat era to meditations on the heroic impulse, love, death, revolution, and poetry.< Less
Occasional Jazz Conjectures By DuRoche Tim
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Occasional Jazz Conjectures is an exploration of jazz's edges and center - idiosyncratic reflections on the intersections of arts and culture; scenic detours connecting the dots between jazz and a... More > broader landscape of mid-century politics and modernism, social history, visual culture, popular entertainment, and the avant-garde. Tim DuRoche's Conjectures are a bumper-car ride through jazz and the 20th century - careening from Bix Beiderbecke and Hart Crane to FT Marinetti, Frankie Laine and Henry Adams, Cecil Taylor and bebop, Abstract Expressionism, Cold War culture and the Beat era to meditations on the heroic impulse, love, death, revolution, and poetry.< Less
Occasional Jazz Conjectures By DuRoche Tim
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Occasional Jazz Conjectures is an exploration of jazz's edges and center - idiosyncratic reflections on the intersections of arts and culture; scenic detours connecting the dots between jazz and a... More > broader landscape of mid-century politics and modernism, social history, visual culture, popular entertainment, and the avant-garde. Tim DuRoche's Conjectures are a bumper-car ride through jazz and the 20th century - careening from Bix Beiderbecke and Hart Crane to FT Marinetti, Frankie Laine and Henry Adams, Cecil Taylor and bebop, Abstract Expressionism, Cold War culture and the Beat era to meditations on the heroic impulse, love, death, revolution, and poetry.< Less
A Certain Respect for Tradition: Mark Miller on Jazz (Trade Edition) By Mark Miller
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A Certain Respect for Tradition is a celebration of jazz and, equally, of Mark Miller’s distinguished career as a writer. Drawing on more than four thousand articles, most published by The... More > Globe and Mail in Toronto, Miller has chosen some ninety profiles and reviews according to the simplest and most subjective of criteria: these are pieces he likes about musicians whose work he admires — from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band to John Zorn, Jabbo Smith to Enrico Rava, Rosemary Clooney to Phil Minton, Dorothy Donegan to Cecil Taylor. On Mark Miller's departure from The Globe and Mail in 2005: “His stature as [Canada’s] pre-eminent jazz critic, analyst, historian and keeper-of-the-flame is unassailable... The Miller style is notable for its almost classical clarity, purity and economy. There’s no rhetorical, metaphorical or musicological overkill... just a precise, accurate blend of description, thought and feeling.” — James Adams, The Globe and Mail, December 2005< Less