all ebooks in category: Jazz Music

Music: A Subversive History
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1541644360 | 528 pages | EPUB | 2.75 MB

A preeminent music historian and critic presents a global history of music from the bottom up Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories of the outsiders …

The Amazing Bud Powell: Black Genius, Jazz History, and the Challenge of Bebop
English | ISBN: 0520243919 | 2013 | 254 pages | EPUB | 6 MB

Bud Powell was not only one of the greatest bebop pianists of all time, he stands as one of the twentieth century’s most dynamic and …

Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon
English | ISBN: 0520280644 | 2018 | 284 pages | PDF | 56 MB

Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923–1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz. In a context of …

A Listener's Guide to Free Improvisation
2016 | ISBN: 022635380X, 022630177X | English | 190 pages | PDF | 0.5 MB

Improvisation rattles some listeners. Maybe they’re even suspicious of it. John Coltrane’s saxophonic flights of fancy, Jimi Hendrix’s feedback drenched guitar solos, Ravi Shankar’s sitar …

Vinyl Freak: Love Letters to a Dying Medium
2017 | ISBN: 0822363666, 082236350X | English | 264 pages | PDF | 18 MB

From scouring flea markets and eBay to maxing out their credit cards, record collectors will do just about anything to score a long-sought-after album. In …