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A Natural History of the Piano
A Natural History of the Piano
Written by Stuart Isacoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279330
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A Natural History of the Piano
The Instrument, the Music, the Musicians--from Mozart to Modern Jazz and Everything in Between
Written by Stuart Isacoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

A fascinating celebration of the piano, including tales of its masters from Mozart and Beethoven to Oscar Peterson and Jerry Lee Lewis, told with the expertise of composer and author of Temperament, Stuart Isacoff.
 
This history takes us back to the piano's humble genesis as a simple keyboard, and shows how...

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A Long Strange Trip
A Long Strange Trip
Written by Dennis McNally
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307418777
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A Long Strange Trip
The Inside History of the Grateful Dead
Written by Dennis McNally


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s’ counterculture.

From 1965 to 1995, the Grateful Dead flourished as one of the most beloved, unusual... Read more >
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Check the Technique
Check the Technique
Written by Brian Coleman, Introduction by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
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ISBN: 9780307494429
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Check the Technique
Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies
Written by Brian Coleman
Introduction by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $14.99

A Tribe Called Quest • Beastie Boys • De La Soul • Eric B. & Rakim • The Fugees • KRS-One • Pete Rock & CL Smooth • Public Enemy • The Roots • Run-DMC • Wu-Tang Clan • and twenty-five more hip-hop immortals

It’s a sad fact: hip-hop album liners have... Read more >
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To a Young Jazz Musician
To a Young Jazz Musician
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974201
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To a Young Jazz Musician
Letters from the Road
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $12.95

In To a Young Jazz Musician, the renowned jazz musician and Pulitzer Prize—winning composer Wynton Marsalis gives us an invaluable guide to making good music–and to leading a good life.
Writing from the road “between the bus ride, the sound check, and the gig,”

Marsalis passes on wisdom gained from experience, addressed... Read more >
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A Light That Never Goes Out
A Light That Never Goes Out
Written by Tony Fletcher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307715951
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A Light That Never Goes Out
The Enduring Saga of the Smiths
Written by Tony Fletcher


Format: Hardcover, 704 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $30.00

The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history.

They were, their fans believe, the best band in the world. Hailing from Manchester, England, The Smiths--Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke, and Mike Joyce--were critical and popular favorites throughout their mid-1980s heyday... Read more >
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Written by Angela Y. Davis
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ISBN: 9780307574442
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

From one of this country's most important intellectuals comes a brilliant analysis of the blues tradition that examines the careers of three crucial black women blues singers through a feminist lens. Angela Davis provides the historical, social, and political contexts with which to reinterpret the performances and lyrics of Gertrude "Ma"... Read more >
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In the Country of Country
In the Country of Country
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff
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ISBN: 9780307807083
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In the Country of Country
A Journey to the Roots of American Music
Written by Nicholas Dawidoff


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $15.99

From the author of the bestselling The Catcher Was a Spy comes an exhilarating exploration of the performers, places, and experiences which form country music--a genre which is uniquely and authentically American. 40 photos.


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Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition
Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition
Written by Billie Holiday and William Dufty, Foreword by David Ritz
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ISBN: 9780307786166
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Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition

Written by Billie Holiday and William Dufty
Foreword by David Ritz


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2011
Price: $11.99

With photos
Originally released by Doubleday in 1956, Harlem Moon Classics celebrates the publication with the fiftieth-anniversary edition of Billie Holiday’s unforgettable and timeless memoir. Updated with an insightful introduction and a revised discography, both written by celebrated music writer David Ritz.
Lady Sings the Blues is the fiercely honest, no-holds-barred autobiography of... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170192
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew... Read more >
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The Romantic Revolution
The Romantic Revolution
Written by Tim Blanning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812980141
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The Romantic Revolution
A History
Written by Tim Blanning


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.00

“A splendidly pithy and provocative introduction to the culture of Romanticism.”—The Sunday Times
 
“[Tim Blanning is] in a particularly good position to speak of the arrival of Romanticism on the Euorpean scene, and he does so with a verve, a breadth, and an authority that exceed every expectation.”—National Review
 
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