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Man in the Mirror
Man in the Mirror
Text by Susan Blond, Photographed by Ron Galella, Introduction by Brooke Shields
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875353
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Man in the Mirror
Michael Jackson
Text by Susan Blond
Photographed by Ron Galella
Introduction by Brooke Shields


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $49.95

Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, was a superstar of unprecedented and epic proportions, and is still the bestselling recording artist of all time.

An icon raised in the spotlight, but ever reclusive and terribly shy, Jackson was the ideal subject for paparazzo extraordinaire Ron Galella, the nation’s most famous celebrity photojournalist. Galella shot Michael from... Read more >
The Jazz Loft Project
The Jazz Loft Project
Written by Sam Stephenson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267092
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The Jazz Loft Project
Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965
Written by Sam Stephenson


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $40.00

In 1957, Eugene Smith, a thirty-eight-year-old magazine photographer, walked out of his comfortable settled world—his longtime well-paying job at Life and the home he shared with his wife and four children in Croton-on-Hudson, New York—to move into a dilapidated, five-story loft building at 821 Sixth Avenue (between Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth streets)... Read more >
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The Wire Primers
The Wire Primers
Edited by Rob Young, Contribution by Mike Barnes, Nick Cain, Louise Gray and David Keenan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674275
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The Wire Primers
A Guide to Modern Music
Edited by Rob Young
Contribution by Mike Barnes, Nick Cain, Louise Gray and David Keenan


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $19.95

Since it was founded in 1982, The Wire magazine has covered a vast range of alternative, experimental, underground and non-mainstream music. Now some of that knowledge has been distilled into The Wire Primers: a comprehensive guide to the core recordings of some of the most visionary and inspiring, subversive and radical... Read more >
Bowie
Bowie
Written by Marc Spitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307462398
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Bowie
A Biography
Written by Marc Spitz


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $13.99

Finally an expansive biography of one of the twentieth century’s greatest music and cultural icons

From noted author and rock ’n’ roll journalist Marc Spitz comes a major David Bowie biography to rival any other. Following Bowie’s life from his start as David Jones, an R & B—loving kid from Bromley... Read more >
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Neil and Me
Neil and Me
Written by Scott Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771070594
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Neil and Me

Written by Scott Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $16.95

Scott Young chronicles his son’s early years in and around Toronto and Winnipeg and his rise from journeyman, musician to superstar in the 1960s and 1970s. The frequent occasions when Scott and Neil’s paths have crossed – from backstage meetings and family get-togethers to a sold-out appearance at Carnegie Hall –... Read more >
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Neil and Me
Neil and Me
Written by Scott Young
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993355
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Neil and Me

Written by Scott Young


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $7.99

Scott Young chronicles his son’s early years in and around Toronto and Winnipeg and his rise from journeyman, musician to superstar in the 1960s and 1970s. The frequent occasions when Scott and Neil’s paths have crossed – from backstage meetings and family get-togethers to a sold-out appearance at Carnegie Hall –... Read more >
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The Gospel of Hip Hop
The Gospel of Hip Hop
Written by KRS-One
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874974
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The Gospel of Hip Hop
The First Instrument
Written by KRS-One


Format: Hardcover, 832 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2009
Price: $24.95

The Gospel of Hip Hop: First Instrument, the first book from the I Am Hip Hop, is the philosophical masterwork of KRS ONE. Set in the format of the Christian Bible, this 800-plus-page opus is a life-guide manual for members of Hip Hop Kulture that combines classic philosophy with faith and... Read more >
The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
Written by Johnny Mercer, Robert Kimball, Barry Day, Miles Kreuger and Eric Davis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265197
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The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer

Written by Johnny Mercer, Robert Kimball, Barry Day, Miles Kreuger and Eric Davis


Format: Hardcover, 488 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $65.00

The seventh volume in Knopf’s critically acclaimed Complete Lyrics series, published in Johnny Mercer’s centennial year, contains the texts to more than 1,200 of his lyrics, several hundred of them published here for the first time.

Johnny Mercer’s early songs became staples of the big band era and were regularly featured in... Read more >
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The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer
Written by Johnny Mercer, Robert Kimball, Barry Day, Miles Kreuger and Eric Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307273222
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The Complete Lyrics of Johnny Mercer

Written by Johnny Mercer, Robert Kimball, Barry Day, Miles Kreuger and Eric Davis


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $44.99

The seventh volume in Knopf’s critically acclaimed Complete Lyrics series, published in Johnny Mercer’s centennial year, contains the texts to more than 1,200 of his lyrics, several hundred of them published here for the first time.

Johnny Mercer’s early songs became staples of the big band era and were regularly featured in... Read more >
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Moon River and Me
Moon River and Me
Written by Andy Williams, Read by Andy Williams
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101145722
Our Price: $34.95

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Moon River and Me
A Memoir
Written by Andy Williams
Read by Andy Williams


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $34.95

Unabridged CDs * 11 CDs, 13 hours

A remarkable memoir by one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of the twentieth century. Read more >
The Portable Henry Rollins
The Portable Henry Rollins
Written by Henry Rollins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568090
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The Portable Henry Rollins

Written by Henry Rollins


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $14.99

Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word.  As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the 1994 Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry Rollins has transformed himself from an L.A. punk rocker into a universal soldier.  His... Read more >
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A Fine Romance
A Fine Romance
Written by David Lehman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242508
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A Fine Romance
Jewish Songwriters, American Songs
Written by David Lehman


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $23.00

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

In A Fine Romance, David Lehman looks at the formation of the American songbook—the timeless numbers that became jazz standards, iconic love songs, and sound tracks to famous movies—and explores the extraordinary fact that this songbook was written almost exclusively by Jews.

An acclaimed poet, editor, and... Read more >
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A Fine Romance
A Fine Romance
Written by David Lehman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805242713
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A Fine Romance
Jewish Songwriters, American Songs
Written by David Lehman


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $13.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

In A Fine Romance, David Lehman looks at the formation of the American songbook—the timeless numbers that became jazz standards, iconic love songs, and sound tracks to famous movies—and explores the extraordinary fact that this songbook was written almost exclusively by Jews.

An acclaimed poet, editor, and... Read more >
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An Orchestra Beyond Borders
An Orchestra Beyond Borders
Written by Elena Cheah, Foreword by Daniel Barenboim
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844674084
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An Orchestra Beyond Borders
Voices of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Written by Elena Cheah
Foreword by Daniel Barenboim


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2009
Price: $19.95

Bringing together young musicians from Palestine, Israel and other countries of the Middle East, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra is both one of the most acclaimed youth orchestras in the world and a rare note of hope in a war-torn region. Founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said in 1999, it aims... Read more >
Sound Kapital
Sound Kapital
Supplement by Yuli Chen, Photographed by Matthew Niederhauser, Introduction by Chairman Ca
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875216
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Sound Kapital

Supplement by Yuli Chen
Photographed by Matthew Niederhauser
Introduction by Chairman Ca


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $24.95

China exists today in a liminal realm, caught between the socialist idealism of old and a calamitous drive for wealth spurned by recent free-market reforms. This seemingly unbridgeable gap tears at the country’s social fabric while provoking younger generations to greater artistic heights. The unique sound emerging from Beijing’s underground delves deeply into this void, aggressively questioning... Read more >
Journey of a Thousand Miles
Journey of a Thousand Miles
Written by Lang Lang and David Ritz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385524575
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Journey of a Thousand Miles
My Story
Written by Lang Lang and David Ritz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

“Number One” was a phrase my father—and, for that matter, my mother—repeated time and time again. It was a phrase spoken by my parents’ friends and by their friends’ children. Whenever adults discussed the great Chinese painters and sculptors from the ancient dynasties, there was always a single artist named as... Read more >
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Moving to Higher Ground
Moving to Higher Ground
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Geoffrey Ward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969085
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Moving to Higher Ground
How Jazz Can Change Your Life
Written by Wynton Marsalis and Geoffrey Ward


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this beautiful book, Pulitzer Prize—winning musician and composer Wynton Marsalis draws upon lessons he’s learned from a lifetime in jazz–lessons that can help us all move to higher ground. With wit and candor he demystifies the music that is the birthright of every American and demonstrates how a real understanding... Read more >
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Music Quickens Time
Music Quickens Time
Written by Daniel Barenboim
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ISBN: 9781844674022
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Music Quickens Time

Written by Daniel Barenboim


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2009
Price: $14.95

In this eloquent book, Daniel Barenboim draws on his profound and uniquely influential engagement with music to argue for its central importance in our everyday lives. While we may sometimes think of personal, social and political issues as existing independently of each other, Barenboim shows how music teaches that this is... Read more >
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Music Quickens Time

Written by Daniel Barenboim


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 7, 2009
Price: $14.95

In this eloquent book, Daniel Barenboim draws on his profound and uniquely influential engagement with music to argue for its central importance in our everyday lives. While we may sometimes think of personal, social and political issues as existing independently of each other, Barenboim shows how music teaches that this is... Read more >
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Living with Jazz
Living with Jazz
Written by Dan Morgenstern
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307487605
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Living with Jazz
A reader edited by Sheldon Meyer
Written by Dan Morgenstern


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2009
Price: $19.99

A collection of essays, biographical profiles, and critical analyses by one of the twentieth century's leading jazz writers includes commentary on the work of jazz entertainers, including Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, and Louis Armstrong, as well as assessment of the role of jazz in contemporary culture and... Read more >
Secret Lives of Great Composers
Secret Lives of Great Composers
Written by Elizabeth Lunday, Illustrated by Mario Zucca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594744020
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Secret Lives of Great Composers
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Musical Masters
Written by Elizabeth Lunday
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

True tales of murder, riots, heartbreak, and great music.
 
With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Gioachino Rossini (draft-dodging womanizer) to Johann Sebastian Bach (jailbird) to Richard Wagner (alleged cross-dresser), Secret Lives of Great Composers recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international music. You’ll learn... Read more >
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Lyrics
Lyrics
Written by Sting
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307421999
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Lyrics

Written by Sting


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

From the first Police album, Outlandos D'Amour, through Sacred Love, here are the collected lyrics written by Sting, along with his commentary.


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Puccini Without Excuses
Puccini Without Excuses
Written by William Berger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307542908
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Puccini Without Excuses
A Refreshing Reassessment of the World's Most Popular Composer
Written by William Berger


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $15.99

Puccini is the most beloved composer of opera in the world: one quarter of all opera performances in the U.S. are of his operas, his music pervades movie soundtracks, and his plots have infiltrated our popular culture. But, although Puccini’s art still captivates audiences and the popularity of such works as... Read more >
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Stardust Melodies
Stardust Melodies
Written by Will Friedwald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307559982
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Stardust Melodies
The Biography of Twelve of America's Most Popular Songs
Written by Will Friedwald


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Stardust Melodies, Will Friedwald takes each of these legendary songs apart and puts it together again, with a staggering wealth of detail and unprecedented understanding.

Each chapter gives us an extended history of one song—the circumstances under which it was written and first performed—and then explores its musical and lyric content... Read more >
That Magic Feeling
That Magic Feeling
Written by John C. Winn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307452399
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That Magic Feeling
The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966-1970
Written by John C. Winn


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $28.00

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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