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...<b>How to Teach Piano Successfully.</b>, Bastien, James W.
1 Bastien, James W. ...How to Teach Piano Successfully.
Ill: General Words and Music, Company, 1973. 0910842035 / 9780910842037 Hardcover.
 
Carefully used. Clean text. Bindings firm. Some age spotting to text.
This book contains a myriad of helpful information and suggestions for piano teachers. Part One contains helpful hints on setting up your studio and making it more professional, an overview of different methods of teaching and lists of piano methods and publishers of piano music.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b>Jazz: Photographs of the Masters  </b><br>, Blumenthal, Bob; Johnson, Martin; Preiss, Cliff
2 Blumenthal, Bob; Johnson, Martin; Preiss, Cliff ...Jazz: Photographs of the Masters

USA: Artisan 1995.
 1885183259 / 9781885183255 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Photography by Jacques Lowe 
In Jazz: Photographs of the Masters, internationally acclaimed photographer Jacques Lowe captures the character and spirit of 200 of the greatest jazz musicians who define the state of the art today.

Of all music, jazz best represents the diversity and dynamism of twentieth-century America, and this sumptuous volume of duotone portraits pays homage to the virtuosos who have created this extraordinarily rich music.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws but gentle use.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Jukebox America:<br> Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox.</b>, Bunch, William
3 Bunch, William ...Jukebox America:
Down Back Streets and Blue Highways in Search of the Country's Greatest Jukebox.

New York: St. Martin's Press 1994 0312110138 / 9780312110130 First Editon Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bunch recounts his search for America's "best" jukebox, somewhat ambiguously defined as the one whose selection of songs is "in perfect sync with its time and place."

The book's subtext, however, is generational angst. Self-classified as a member of "Generation Y," Bunch takes up his mission as an expression of the restless, youthful energy he fears will be suppressed by his recent decision to marry and move to the suburbs.

His anxiety about his personal shift in direction translates into concern about cultural changes: the jukebox, a symbol of regional identity and cultural diversity, is threatened by the increasing homogenization of society.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>Days in the Life: The Lost Beatles Archives  </b><br>, Buskin, Richard
4 Buskin, Richard ...Days in the Life: The Lost Beatles Archives

USA: Star Pub., 1999.
 0966948122
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Historic photographs of the Beatles, lost until discovered in 1998 in the corner of an attic. The photographer had been a freelancer and the film found had previously unseen footage. Each photo is accompanied by explanatory text.

Book is gently handled and has no flaws to note. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has light shelf handling. From a smoker's library, faint tobacco smell.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Who Really Cares: Poems From Childhood and Early Youth  </b><br>, Ian, Janis
5 Ian, Janis ...Who Really Cares: Poems From Childhood and Early Youth

Tulsa, OK: Hawk Publishing Group 2002.
 9781930709379
 Softcover.
 
Signed with an Inscription Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Janis Ian is known throughout the world as the composer of timeless songs such as At Seventeen and Jesse. While still a teenager, however, she published a volume of poetry that sold out fast and became an instant collector's item.

This revised edition includes several controversial poems omitted by the original publisher, never-before-seen photos and a new introduction and afterword by Janis.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.

 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<b>Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B.B. King  </b><br>, King, B. B.; Ritz, David
6 King, B. B.; Ritz, David ...Blues All Around Me: The Autobiography of B.B. King

New York: Avon Books , 1996.
 0380973189 / 9780380973187 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
His real name is Riley B. King, but the B.B. stands, as any aficionado knows, for Blues Boy. Of course, he's best known as the King of the Blues to millions of fans throughout the world.

This is his story, from his childhood growing up in the Mississippi Delta, to the purchase of his first guitar at age 12, from his first real break after his appearance on Sonny Boy Williamson's King Biscuit Time radio show, to his ascent to international acclaim as America's ambassador of the blues.

Carefully read and handled. No flaws but for a gentle reading.

 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b> John </b><br>, Lennon, Cynthia
7 Lennon, Cynthia ... John

New York: Crown; 2005.
 030733855X / 9780307338556 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with color and b/w photographs.
 
“Lennon’s eyewitness testimony vividly captures the time and place and the characters . . . her portrait of John is loving but candid.”--- —Washington Post.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> Myth and Ritual In Dance, Game and Rhyme </b>, Spence. Lewis
8 Spence. Lewis ... Myth and Ritual In Dance, Game and Rhyme
London: Watts & CO, 1947. Second Impression. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Dust Jacket has wear with small loss on corners, some chips and loss spine tips. Illustrated with 37 plates some containing two reproductions. 8.75 inches tall. 202 pages with an index.

A study of folklore showing how many modern folk-dances & games are linked to primitive forms of ritual.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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The Garner: Songs and Hymns for Sunday-Schools, Prayer Meetings, Temperance, and Gospel Meetings ; Together with Elementary Instruction and Exercises for Music Classes, Sweney, John R.
9 Sweney, John R. The Garner: Songs and Hymns for Sunday-Schools, Prayer Meetings, Temperance, and Gospel Meetings ; Together with Elementary Instruction and Exercises for Music Classes
Philadelphia: John J. Hood, 1887 Hardcover Fair 
Cloth boards with paste on front and rear. Spine very worn. Binding firm Lower front hinge tender. Text clean with toning. Wear to corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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...<b>Hippie  </b><br>, [60's Counter-culture] Miles, Barry
10 [60's Counter-culture] Miles, Barry ...Hippie

New York: Sterling, 2004.
 1402728735 / 9781402728730 Softcover.
 Fully Illustrated. 
Proceeding year by year from 1965-1971, Hippie gives an unprecedented degree of shape and coherence to an age of change--from the free-loving flower children of Haight-Ashbery to the student protesters of France--that by its nature is kaleidoscopically bewildering. 384 pages.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Good Morning: After a Sleep of Twenty-Five Years, Old-Fashioned Dancing is Being Revived by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford .</b>, [Dance Instruction] Ford, Henry
11 [Dance Instruction] Ford, Henry ...Good Morning: After a Sleep of Twenty-Five Years, Old-Fashioned Dancing is Being Revived by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford .
Michigan: Dearborn Publishing Company, 1926 First Edition. Cardstock with glued binding.
 
Instructions for contra quadrilles, round dances, polkas, waltz, minuet, lancers etc.

Choreography for dances to the given music Illustrated by Photographs [of Mr. Mrs. Ford!] and drawings.

165 pages + index. 7.25 inches tall. Tight and square. Clean text with mild toning. Previous owner’s name on top front cover.

 
Price: 30.00 USD

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...<b> Kind Of Blue: The Making Of The Miles Davis Masterpiece </b><br>, [Jazz] Kahn, Ashley
12 [Jazz] Kahn, Ashley ... Kind Of Blue: The Making Of The Miles Davis Masterpiece

New York: Da Capo Press, 2000.
 0306809869
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Jazz musicians call it The Bible. Critics call it the one jazz album every fan must own. Forty-one years since its recording in 1959, it has sold millions worldwide and sits near the top of any list of most important records of the century.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America  </b>, [Music - History] Peretti, Burton W.
13 [Music - History] Peretti, Burton W. ...The Creation of Jazz: Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America
Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1992.
 9780252017087
 First Edition – First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with B/W photos.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Chronicles how jazz was shaped by urbanization, the 'great migration' of southern blacks northward, and the 'jazz image' - dress code, jargon, and use of drugs. This book places jazz in its rich social context.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left </b>, [Music history: Folk] Denisoff, R. Serge
14 [Music history: Folk] Denisoff, R. Serge ... Great Day Coming: Folk Music and the American Left
Urbana and Chicago, IL; London, University of Illinois Press, 1971. 0252001796 / 9780252001796 First Edition – First Printing Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Illustrated with B/W photos. 
Book is unused, no flaws or blemishes; light spine fade; Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

This book examines the use of folk music by the American Left, especially the Communist party, during the thirties and forties.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b> Lumbering Songs from the Northern Woods </b>, [Music History] Fowke, Edith
15 [Music History] Fowke, Edith ... Lumbering Songs from the Northern Woods
Austin, TX and London University of Texas Press, 1970 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.

 
Unused, no flaws but minimal shelf handling; Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

Tunes transcribed by Norman Cazden.

Edith Fowke's collection of sixty-five songs, recorded from former shantyboys, is unique, being the first in this field to exclude the more general songs popular in the bunkhouse. Mrs. Fowke presents a vivid picture of life in the north woods before the days of mechanization.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>The Harp of Renfrewshire :<BR> a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original) ; Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.  </b>, [Scotland; Ballads] Motherwell, William (1797-1835)
16 [Scotland; Ballads] Motherwell, William (1797-1835) ...The Harp of Renfrewshire :
a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original) ; Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.

Paisley: Alex. Gardner, 1873. Hardcover.

 
A collection of Scottish songs, local ballads, and poetry by poet and journalist Robert Motherwell.

Polished brown cloth over boards with paste-on spine title. Spine title darkened. Bindings very tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bumped lower corners. 8 inches tall. vii, 494pp plus xxxiv, notes and index, and viii list of subscribers.

 
Price: 125.00 USD

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...<b>Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.<br> Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.  </b>, [Scotland] Herd, David [Editor]
17 [Scotland] Herd, David [Editor] ...Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.
Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.

Glasgow: 1869. Kerr & Richardson, 1869. Two Volumes – Complete. Hardcover.

 
Patterned cloth over boards. Wear along all spine joints, with some loss volume 1. Moderate edgewear with some sunning. Bookseller label to front endpages. Bindings sound. Text clean, minor toning.
ix, 312 pages ; 283 pages ; plus 74 page appendix.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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