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Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation

Written by Ben Watson


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $26.95

This brilliant biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and recordsession guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an... Read more >
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Mawrdew Czgowchwz

Written by James McCourt
Introduction by Wayne Koestenbaum


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $15.95

Diva Mawrdew Czgowchwz (pronounced “Mardu Gorgeous”) bursts like the most brilliant of comets onto the international opera scene, only to confront the deadly malice and black magic of her rivals. Outrageous and uproarious, flamboyant and serious as only the most perfect frivolity can be, James McCourt’s entrancing send-up of the world... Read more >
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Molto Agitato
Molto Agitato
Written by Johanna Fiedler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400075898
Our Price: $16.99
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Molto Agitato
The Mayhem Behind the Music at the Metropolitan Opera
Written by Johanna Fiedler


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $16.99

If the opera world is full of “intrigue, double meanings, and devious dramatics,” then no place exemplifies this more than the world-famous Metropolitan Opera, where politics, ambition, and oversized egos have traditionally taken center stage along with some of the world’s richest music. Drawing on her fifteen years as its press... Read more >
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Musorgsky and His Circle
Musorgsky and His Circle
Written by Stephen Walsh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350488
Our Price: $18.99
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Musorgsky and His Circle
A Russian Musical Adventure
Written by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $18.99

The emergence of Russian classical music in the nineteenth century in the wake of Mikhail Glinka comprises one of the most remarkable and fascinating stories in all musical history. The five men who came together in the Russian capital of St. Petersburg in the 1860s, all composers of talent, some of...

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Bang Your Head
Bang Your Head
Written by David Konow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307565600
Our Price: $13.99
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Bang Your Head
The Rise and Fall of Heavy Metal
Written by David Konow


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

“Bang your head! Metal Health’ll drive you mad!”
— Quiet Riot

Like an episode of VH1’s Behind the Music on steroids, Bang Your Head is an epic history of every band and every performer that has proudly worn the Heavy Metal badge. Whether headbanging is your guilty pleasure or you firmly believe... Read more >
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Def Jam, Inc.
Def Jam, Inc.
Written by Stacy Gueraseva, Introduction by Brett Ratner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307520395
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Def Jam, Inc.
Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the Extraordinary Story of the World's Most Inf
Written by Stacy Gueraseva
Introduction by Brett Ratner


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

In the early ‘80s, the music industry wrote off hip-hop as a passing fad. Few could or would have predicted that the improvised raps and raw beats busting out of New York City’s urban underclass would one day become a multimillion-dollar business and one of music’s most lucrative genres.

Among those few... Read more >
Close to the Edge
In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation
Written by Sujatha Fernandes


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 12, 2011
Price: $19.95

“Fernandes brilliantly captures the moment when a global generation curved toward a unifying language and culture and found something that was both much more and much less than what it was searching for. Close to the Edge is a beautifully told tale of the collective and the personal, the cultural and... Read more >
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How to Be a Record Producer in the Digital Era
How to Be a Record Producer in the Digital Era
Written by Megan Perry, Foreword by Ron Fair
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875259
Our Price: $15.99
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How to Be a Record Producer in the Digital Era

Written by Megan Perry
Foreword by Ron Fair


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2010
Price: $15.99

The insider’s guide to becoming an insider. Want to become a record producer? Get this book. It’s the authoritative, up-to-the-minute guide to getting what it takes to become a success in today’s exciting, hyper-competitive music business. For musicians interested in hands-on record production, for aspiring pros, for anyone with an interest... Read more >
That Magic Feeling
That Magic Feeling
Written by John C. Winn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307452405
Our Price: $22.99
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That Magic Feeling
The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966-1970
Written by John C. Winn


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $22.99

From Revolver to Let It Be, That Magic Feeling: The Beatles Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966—1970, continues the chronicle of the group’s spectacular career from its creative zenith to its irrevocable split

As the Beatles moved into the mid and late 1960s, their collective and individual musical talent and innovations evolved at... Read more >
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Way Beyond Compare
Way Beyond Compare
Written by John C. Winn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307452382
Our Price: $22.99
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Way Beyond Compare
The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume One, 1957-1965
Written by John C. Winn


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $22.99

An answered prayer for Beatles fans and collectors, the first ­volume of a unique work that exhaustively chronicles all known and ­available Beatles recordings!

Have you ever watched a Beatles film clip and wondered:
• Where was that filmed?
• Is any more of that footage available?

Have you ever heard a Beatles interview and... Read more >
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