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A Brief History of Jazz Rock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Author Mike Baron explores the history of this music fusion, its rise and fall in popularity. He offers highlights—and his own unique insights from a front-row seat in jazz rock—into what made the era so special.
How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
“How to Get More Ideas while Improvising Jazz” focuses on enhancing the purely creative aspects of jazz improvisation. Each chapter is geared to the intermediate jazz player who may run out of ideas while improvising or who seeks to improvise more creatively. Fifty techniques are presented which directly exercise improvisational creativity and the capacity to receive inspiration.
Russia e Jazz
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Il libro analizza i due aspetti che uniscono il jazz alla Russia: da un lato la storia degli immigrati che hanno fatto la musica popolare americana, dall'altro il filo che lega i grandi compositori classici russi ai protagonisti del jazz.
The Bass Player
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
Portait of an Artist as a Young Improviser
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
A look inside Armen Nalbandian's thought process as he created his classic album: Manchester Born and his performances throughout this time period. This book contains essays and entries written by Nalbandian from 2006-2007. Included are listening guideposts and footnotes looking back on the process. A must read for fans of Jazz and improvised music!
A Philosophical Approach to Jazz Piano
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 37,770. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Play the piano for a purpose, not to show how fast your fingers can move. This book is an away-from-the-piano tome for those interested in understanding jazz without all the long exercises and hours sitting at the piano. The reader will learn how to play for a purpose and acknowledge many internal thought processes. The next time you sit at your piano, you will never play as you did before.
Over The Water (Music Trivia for Survivors)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Find interesting and historical facts about artists, songs and their social surroundings while writing or singing their hit songs. Artists from the '50's - '70's are explored: Isley Brothers, Walker Brothers, Supertramp, Donna Summers, Fleetwood Mac, Dean Martin, Toto, and more.
Without A Song
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: Australian English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
a jazz life; intimate and inspirational. saxophone, sydney jazz, heroin addiction, buddhism. awakening.