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Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal By John Gilmore
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For almost half a century, more jazz was made in Montreal than anywhere else in Canada. Swinging in Paradise tells the story of jazz and nightlife in Montreal – from the arrival of the first... More > black musicians from the United States; through the heady days of swing, show biz, big bands, and bebop; to the tumultuous 1960s and Montreal’s unique experiments in free jazz and fusion. This is more than music history; it's a rich social history of Montreal after dark. John Gilmore spent 7 years tracking down veterans of Montreal’s jazz community and weaving their memories into this fascinating history. He reveals why musicians from all over North America migrated to Montreal, and how they lived, worked, and created in the midst of organized crime, corruption, union battles, racism, and a nightclub industry hungry for music. “A hallelujah of a book” says Books in Canada. A reprint of the classic first edition, with a new afterword by the author. 70 photos.< Less
Sonata #2 in B minor for Jazz & Classical pianists By Michael Guy
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Innovative fusion of jazz and modern American piano that almost approaches the level of a complex contemporary jazz improvisation (about as close as you can in a notated score). Written by maverick... More > and unjustly unknown Jazz composer Michael Guy L'ecluse. This score was published in 2014 but found written whole and complete in his 1980's sketchbooks. After the challenging and deeply smoldering minor first movement that is the most technically demanding, a unusual odd metered cadenza follows and then 2 very melodic and memorable inner movements. One which is a Cantabile and one titled: 'Where the River Goes'. It ends with a peaceful but orchestral feeling 'Tranquillo' in a straight G major.< Less
Gold Thunder By Tony Newton
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Gold Thunder deals with Newton’s everyday challenges as a young musician challenging the massive competition to become a Motown bassist and keep his sanity as a 16 year old kid musician in a... More > world of highly critical and older, more experienced players, coming from all around the country to play in Detroit, music city. Gold Thunder’s beginning is set in Detroit Michigan during the 60’s and 70’s, during the revival of music’s most infectious expansion. The story also includes highlights of Newton’s experiences while playing numerous with Motown and Blues stars, including John Lee Hooker, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, 4 Tops, Marvin Gaye, Diane Ross and the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and others. Gold Thunder deals with a young, cocky kid trying to fight his way through and into the music business from playing in a bedroom, playing to records to playing around the world.< Less
Modes In Motion - The Nocelli Guitar Method By Lucien Nocelli
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Modes In Motion presents the modes in an innovative new way, allowing you to fully understand and master the guitar fretboard, achieving ultimate soloing ability. You will be able to perform with... More > much more speed, articulation and fretboard memorization of each mode. Once perfected, the ease and smoothness of the Modes In Motion will amaze you.< Less
Touched by Magic: The Tommy Bolin Story By Greg Prato
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To many, Tommy Bolin was the legitimate heir to Jimi Hendrix's rock guitar throne. Stints with the James Gang and Deep Purple - as well as solo albums and a groundbreaking release with jazz-rocker... More > Billy Cobham - certainly proved that the adulation was rightly deserved. And with a techno-color fashion sense, he certainly stood out from the pack. Only one problem, Tommy had a death-defying drug addiction, which ultimately would lead to a premature and tragic end - before he was able to truly take his standing among the elite musicians of the world. 'Touched by Magic: The Tommy Bolin Story' is the first book to focus entirely on the life story of Tommy Bolin - compiled from nearly 50 exclusive interviews (including family, friends, and band members that played alongside Tommy throughout the years). "After reading 'Touched by Magic,' it seemed to me every interview 'takes you there' for the moment...I give 105 stars to Greg!" -Johnnie Bolin, Tommy's brother< Less
Faces By T.E. Priemon
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“Faces” with Sunny Kim is a visual music composition using the medium of Photonality. Photonality is a fusion of the vocal music of Sunny Kim integrated with the properties of... More > photography. The journey thru the winding, electronically manipulated vocal music range takes on the many faces of emotions Happiness, Sadness, Surprise, Hope, Anger, Joy, Love, Tenderness, Rage ...< Less
Eclectiblogs Interviews, Volume Five: Sharing Found Treasures By Christopher Levine
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Eclectiblogs Interviews, Volume Five: Sharing Found Treasures is a collection of interviews by Christopher Levine. Interviews include the bands and artists The Hangee V, Don Tiki, Dereck Higgins,... More > and Hysterical Injury to name a few...< Less
The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock By Charles Snider
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Dig out that long lost box of vinyl records, slap on some headphones and travel back to the 1970s. Here’s your definitive guide to progressive rock, with band histories, musical synopses and... More > critical commentary, all presented in the historical context of a timeline. Album by album, we’ll chart each release from the giant dinosaurs of the era and uncover eccentric Eurorock obscurities as we create the ultimate head music playlist. We'll trip through concept records, indulgent solos and epic album-side long compositions in a definitive reappraisal of rock’s most cerebral and renowned genre. The candid prologue and epilogue offer one of the most coherent portraits of the progressive rock era, while the discography details offshoots, solo albums, side projects and more. From the British kings of prog, to the eclectic Italian progressives, heady German krautrock artists and European jazz fusion groups - it’s all inside!< Less
Guitar's Course Vol.1 By Saverio Pietropaolo
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Metodo di chitarra Elettrica, volume 1. Jazz Fusion
Epreuve Synthese Musique By Gerald Lemay
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There are four compositions presented in this report. El Preludio, a latin jazz piece; Fusion Contusion, a fusion piece; La rencontre, a ballad piece suitable for a film; and Walking in the Darkness,... More > a straight-ahead jazz piece. For each of these four compositions, there are four components addressed: composing, orchestrating and arranging, producing, and performing.< Less