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1 Mother Goose:A Golden Storytime Book
U.S.A Golden Pr 1963 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust-Jacket as Issued Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Adriana Mazza Saviozzi 
Hardcover. Copyright 1957. This is the First Edition/First Printing of the 1963 Edition. Has 'A'. 95 Pages. Index in back. Illustrated throughout in colour by Adriana Saviozzi. Pages are bright and tight with light wear. Blue illustrated paste-down end-papers. Glossy pictorial boards with some shelf and edge wear. This includes wear to tips and spine ( Three inch piece missing to tail of spine). Please see our photo-image. 
Price: 11.20 USD

 
2 Michael Aaron Piano Course: Technic (Grade One) 11001TC
Aaron, Michael Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Warner Bros Pubns 1994 0898988578 / 9780898988574 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 24 pages; Pages securely attached; Erased pencil marks with small stamp on three pages; Blue & cream cover with no tears & modest edge wear including shelf-rubbing, small nicks; ......('Piano Technic' is related to the necessary skill which is used to play the piano, involving finger, wrist and dexterity. A musical excercise is often called an etude and so these technic drills are called 'Etudes', with most of the etudes being of a melodic character, and are designed to help the student attain control of tone and touch. This book of Etudes is designed to assist you in learning piano skills while having fun.) 
Price: 7.53 USD

 
 
3 The Harvard Brief Dictionary of Music
Apel, Willi; Daniel, Ralph T. Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard Univ Press 1960 0674373502 / 9780674373501 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 341 pages; Seventh printing, 1975; Book block is tight and unmarked internally save for 'Happy Birthday' neatly written on front-free endpaper; Light-grey cloth covered boards with title in maroon on spine; Red & cream dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; ....(In addition to providing a wide range of definitions, descriptions and identifications, the 'Brief Dictionary' devotes space to informative discussion of such general subjects as Symphony, Concerto, and Song. Short explanations of numerous works, operas, and symphonies are also included.) 
Price: 6.44 USD

 
4 Bastien Piano Library: Theory Lessons (Level 4) WP 10
Bastien, James San Diego, California, U.S.A. Neil A. Kjos Music Co 1976 0849750091 / 9780849750090 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 40 pages; Pages securely attached; Text neat & tidy in appearance; Tangerine & cream cover with no tears & some shelf-rubbing; Has modest wear including former owners small address label on front cover with former price; .......('Theory Lessons' is designed to be used simultaneously with Piano lessons by level, and this is Level 4. Theory lessons help students gain a better understanding of the music they play, and should be included as a regular part of the learning process.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
5 Bastien Piano Basics: Theory (Primer Level) WP205
Bastien, Jane San Diego, California, U.S.A. Neil A. Kjos Music Co 1985 0849752701 / 9780849752704 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 40 pages; Color illustrations; Pages securely attached; Has some marginalia; Occasional light marks, seven small stickers; Unfaded pink & cream pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including wear at tips/edge; Still a solid copy; ......(Theory contains written work and some short pieces to reinforce each concept introduced. Students will have a better understanding of the music they are playing and will learn it more easily when theory is integrated as a regular part of the learning process.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
6 The Best of Jim Brickman: Easy Piano Solos
Brickman, Jim Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Warner Bros Pubns 1997 1576238776 / 9781576238776 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall JoAnn Carrera (Art Layout) 
; Wraps; 43 pages; Color Photographs; Sheet Music; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including a crease to bottom right of front cover; . (Includes the following titles: Angel Eyes, Borders, By Heart, Heartland, Hero's Dream, If You Believe, Picture This, Rocket to the Moon, Shaker Lakes and Valentine. Besides the music, the Jim Brickman fans will also enjoy the photographs and small background information on the arranger Dan Coates.) 
Price: 5.94 USD

 
 
7 Songs America Loves (Music for Millions Series, Volume 5)
Consolidated Music Publishers New York, New York, U.S.A. Consolidated Music Publishers, Inc. 1949 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 160 pages; Oversize book; The Music for Millions Series Volume # 5; The textblock is tight with no internal markings save for three light circle marks on contents page, two light marks to pages 140/141 and light marks inside the front cover; The lime-green cover has protected the inside textblock, but has wear that includes a four-inch close tear to front cover at bottom left, wear to head of spine, and two one-inch close tears to back cover middle left (hence price); . (This Fifth volume in the series is a collection of one hundred and forty songs that sung their way into the hearts of the American people and through the years they remained popular and established themselves as part of the heritage. To quote the publishers "included here are the ballads of the gay nineties and the music halls, the western and mountain folksongs of the pioneers, the songs of the minstrels and Stephen Foster, together with many favorite airs from all over the world". Each volume they prepared was only to contain the finest music then popular and heard on radio, television and the concert stage.) 
Price: 13.45 USD

 
8 Down Beat Magazine: February 10, 1954 (Volume 21, No. 3)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Down Beat Inc 1954 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 23 pages-the design of this one fold-outs to read like a newspaper so it's larger than it initially appears; Black & white photographs, illustrations, advertising; Pages are gently age-tanned and attached (save for gap top/bottom, small amount in middle); 2 long tape-pieces are carefully placed on spine; Magazine lies flat, easily reads as a newspaper (no marginalia/no names in text); Pictorial cover is shelf-rubbed with light marks on front- back (priced accordingly); Still solid; ......(Informative articles & photographs about music & events of the day. Just for starters when you fold this out, the enclosed front page has photograph of Bing Crosby & associates with a review of him making his debut on commercial television. Each page is filled with interesting things to read.) 
Price: 10.29 USD

 
 
9 Down Beat Magazine: Jazz, Blues, Rock (Vol. 40, No. 11 June 7, 1973)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 46 pages; Photographs, illustrations, advertising; Pages securely attached; Gently tanned pages with no names or marginalia; Pictorial cover with no tears; Has modest shelf wear including light shelf-rubbing, modest corner wear; ......(This magazine was at one time available on newsstands throughout the world. The front cover is a photo of John McLaughlin, George Benson and Jerry Hahn, while the back cover is a full-page photo of Jack Bruce. Includes some great articles, and they are entitled: First Chorus, Chords and Discords, News, The Essence of George Benson, Wanted Wanted Wanted (Roy Buchanan is wanted but caught by Mike Kalina), Brotherhood to Moses (Jerry Hahn, a guitarist whose talents are exposed by Ron Crotty), Extending Beyond Mahavishnu, Fusion: Jazz-Rock Classical (Mike Bourne reviews the music of 1972), Record Reviews, Blindfold Test, Caught in the Act (Frank Zappa-Cedar Walton-Joe Farrell-Gunther Hampel-Earl Hines), Music Workshop (Jerry Hahn explains chord progression and some practice techniques), Book Review, Jazz on Campus, Strictly Ad Lib.) 
Price: 16.81 USD

 
10 Down Beat Magazine: The Contemporary Music Magazine (March 1982, Volume 49, No. 3)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1982 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 70 pages; Black & white photographs, advertising, color photographs; Inside text pages securely attached with no names or marginalia; Pictorial cover with former owners address label on front cover, some wear to spine (few small close tears-nicks; 1" close-tear head of spine); Shelf wear includes light shelf-rubbing/small nicks top edge of back cover; .....('Down Beat' magazine always had interesting articles, photographs and advertising to cover some of the music and musical artists of the day. Some of the features in this issue center around: Buddy Rich, Leroy Jenkins, Ricky Ford, and Alan Hovhaness. Here Buddy Rich, the demonstrative drummer tells the whys and hows of his successful career. Leroy Jenkins had more than just music on his mind and shares information on art and audience acceptance. Ricky Ford lives up to his Japanese nickname 'Jazz Wolf', and an article entitled Angelic Cycles, where one of the pioneers of synthezing Eastern melodies and rhythms with Western formal structure, tells of his desire to write music with its roots in the soil and its head in the heavens (artist Alan Hovhaness). Record Reviews cover: The Police, Air, Various artists, Bud Powell, Arthur Blythe, Paquito D'Rivera, Don Friedman, Stan Getz, Ralph Shapey, Andrew Cyrille, Abbey Lincoln, Woody Herman, Meredith Mon, Jay Clayton, Paul McCandless, John Dentz, Teddy Edwards, Eddie Harris, Eugene Chadbourne, Andre Jaume/Joe McPhee, Phil Woods/Lew Tabackin, Eddie Lockjaw Davis/Johnny Griffin, The Kingbees, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues, Steve Lacy/Brion Gysin, Amiri Baraka, Old Wine, New Bottles (Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Sidney Bechet). Blindfold Test (Andrew Cyrille), Profile (John Blake, Jemeel Moondoc), Caught (Clifton Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, George Lewis/Richard Teitelbaum, Berlin Jazz Fest), Pro Sessions (Developing Musical Drm Solos by Nick Forte), and Scott Hamilton's Solo on Stuffy-a tenor saxophone transcription, and more.) 
Price: 10.29 USD

 
 
11 Down Beat's Music 1961: The 6th Down Beat Yearbook
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall David Stone Martin 
; Stapled wraps; 132 pages; Photographs, illustrations, advertising (HARD TO FIND item); Pages securely attached with no names or marginalia; Pictorial cover with modest shelf & corner wear including small corner crease bottom-right of front panel, 1/3" close-tear bottom-edge of back panel; .....(Contents: THE COMPLEAT CRITIC, an essay on the future needs in jazz criticism, A BAD YEAR FOR FESTIVALS, Ira Gitler reports on the various troubles, READERS POLL UNDERCURRENT, a study by Don DeMicheal of Down Beat's readers polls, WHAT IS HAPPENING TO JAZZ, Dr. Marshall Stearns takes a scholar's look at trends, THE UBIQUITY OF JAZZ, Willis Conover tells of finding it in the Middle East and elsewhere, GEORGE CRATER LOOKS BACK AT 1960, a tongue-in-cheek survey of events, MUSIC IN AFRICA, a noted scholar poses some provocative questions, THE RACIAL UNDERCURRENT, Leonard Feather examines some disconcerting tendencies, JAZZ AND THE U.S. PRESS, Chicago journalist Jack Lind paints a gloomy pictures, THE SPREAD OF JAZZ, George Hoefer traces the history of places of performance, WHAT IS JAZZ, a penetrating study by John S. Wilson, PRESENT AND FUTURE, a panel discussion by six noted musicians, DAVID STONE MARTIN, a gallery of great jazz drawings, GIL EVANS: GIANT OF OUR TIME, arranger and columnist Bill Mathieu writes an appraisal, EDUCATION FOR JAZZ, a brief history of the school jazz movement, STOCKHOLM SWEETNIN', a classic big band arrangement by Quincy Jones, THE YEAR IN STEREO, Charles Graham looks over developments in sound reproduction, AN INDEX OF DOWN BEAT, a helpful guide to the material printed during 1960, ABOUT THE WRITERS, biographical sketches of the men who wrote this volume.) 
Price: 108.29 USD

 
12 Down Beat: The Contemporary Music Magazine (August 1977, Volume 44, No. 14)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1977 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 54 pages; Black & white photographs, advertising; Gently age-tanned pages that are firmly attached; Pictorial cover with former address label on front cover; Has modest shelf & edge wear including light shelf-rubbing; ....(Articles & photographs with advertising. Some of the featured articles or artists include: The 25th Annual Jazz Critics Poll, Jazz Cruise to Cuba (voyage of the jammed by Arnold Jay Smith-the ban on Havana habor was lifted in good spirits thanks to the help of musicians Gillespie, Amram, Getz, Hines et al), Pee Wee Ellis/Dave Liebman (color them kilowatt funk by Len Lyons-an unlikely collaboration between a funk-drenched Texan and an eclectic New Yorker resulted in some of the year's more interesting sounds), Record Reviews (New York Loft Jazz-Wildflowers Vol 1-5-Woody Herman-Herbie Hancock-Zoot Sims-Donald Byrd-Joao Gilberto-Al DiMeola-Marian McPartland-Cal Tjader-Waxing On-Thelonious Monk-Horace Silver-Randy Weston-Milt Jackson-Art Pepper-Jean-Luc Ponty-Freddie Hubbard-McCoy Tyner-Elvin Jones-Booker Ervin), Blindfold Test; Profile (George Lewis and Steve Reich), Caught (Ralph MacDonald/David Sanborn-Anthony Braxton-Muhal Richard Abrams), How To (energize chord progression part 2), Departments (First Chorus, Chords & Discords, News, Final Bar, City Scene). 
Price: 10.70 USD

 
 
13 Down Beat: The Contemporary Music Magazine (August 1980, Volume 47, No. 8)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1980 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 70 pages; Black & white photographs, advertising; Color photographs; Pages firmly attached with no marginalia; Text is neat in appearance with gentle age-tanning; Pictorial cover with former address label on front cover & modest shelfwear including light wear top/bottom of back cover at edge; .....(Includes photographs and articles. This issue of the popular music-magazine 'Down Beat' includes: First Chorus, Chords and Discords, News, Toshiko Akihoshi (arranging a steady ascent by Peter Rothbart,arranging & composing for the band she co-leads with husband Lew Tabackin-Akiyoshi discusses some of her critics poll-winning techniques); 28th Annual International Jazz Critics Poll (what do Max Roach-Charlie Haden-Steve Lacy-Art Pepper and the Art Ensemble of Chicago have in common); Charlie Parker (the night Charlie Parker died-the beautiful tragic career of Parker is retold on the 25th anniversary of his death, jazz world remembers birds, personal reminiscences by Max Roach, Art Blakey, Johnny Griffin, Sonny Rollins, Jackie McLean, Jimmy Health, Leonard Feather, J.J. Johnson, Charles Owens, Med Flory, Norman Granz and Benny Carter); Bill Dixon (intents of an innovator, like some other jazzmen Dixon continued his musical revolution on a college campus); Record Reviews: Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson; Terry Riley, Nana Vasconcelos; Anthony Braxton; Wolverines Classic Jazz Orchestra; Widespread Depression Orchestra; Supersax; Art Pepper; Jimmy Johnson; Flairck; Stanley Turrentine; Hank Mobley; Liz Gorrill; Bennie Wallace; Miroslav Vitous; Alex Degrassi; The Keithe-Lowrie Duet; Chuck Marohnic; Monty Alexander; Ray Pizzi; Susan Muscarella; Chuck Berry; Frank Lowe/Eugene Chadbourne; Rein De Graaff Quintet; Freddie Hubbard; Clare Fischer; John Wood; Sparrow; Vocal Groups); Blindfold Test, Profile (Andy Leverne); Caught: Elvin Jones and Max Roach, others; Pro Sessions (How to integrade jazz and legit); Digital tape recording, Pro Shop, City Scene.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
14 Down Beat: The Contemporary Music Magazine (June 7, 1977, Volume 44, No. 11)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1977 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 46 pages; Illustrated with photographs; Pages securely attached; Gently tanned pages with a neat text; Pastel & grey cover with former owners label & small mark on front cover; Has shelfwear including some small nicks at edge/only light shelf-rubbing; .....('Down Beat' offers many articles. The main features in this issue center around: (1) Big Bands-a noted chronicler/historian reminisces on and predicts the future of one of jazzdom's major movements (2) Mercer Ellington (3) Ed Shaughnessy and Bill Berry (4) Matrix IX 'Nonet in Search of the Future', John Harmon and his crew discuss a deal with RCA (5) Record Reviews: Return to Forever: Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Keith Jarrett, Jean-Luc Ponty/Stephane Grappelli, Stephane Grappelli/Bill Coleman, Pat Martino, Dom Um Romao, Leon Redbone, Horace Silver, Patato, Steve Reid, Waxing on-Albert King, Jimmy Dawkins, Edith Wilson, Son Seals, Homesick James, Tarheel Slim, Big Chief Ellis, B.B. King (6) Blindfold Test: Roger Kellaway (7) Profile: Gregory Herbert, Roger Glenn (8) Caught: Rod Levitt Octet, Sonny Rollins, Paul Motian Trio, (9) How to Clean Up Your Writing Act (10) Retrospective: Willie Maiden 1928-1976.) 
Price: 10.52 USD

 
 
15 Down Beat: The Contemporary Music Magazine (November 3, 1977, Volume 44, No. 18)
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1977 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 48 pages; Photographs, illustrations, advertising; Pages securely attached with no marginalia; Pictorial cover with modest shelf wear including small nicks, shelf-rubbing; .....(Some of the included articles cover: (1) Billy Cobham and Louie Bellson "Cymbals, a Sonic Galaxy by Lee Underwood - two of the foremost percussive technicians discuss the incredible variety of cymbal sounds and their role in contemporary music"; (2) Red Norvo "A Man for All Eras" by John McDonough- Red has always played a leading role in the popularization of mallet instruments"; (3) Pepper Adams "The Essence of Spice" by Arnold Jay Smith - Pepper has left the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra after more than a decade of glory"; (4) Record Reviews: Oregon, John Klemmer, Jan Garbarek, David Liebman, Stuff, Arild Andersen, McCoy Tyner, Brothers Johnson, Dexter Gordon, Bunky Green, Bill Hutcherson, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 1976, John Wood, and more.) 
Price: 10.52 USD

 
16 Down Beat: The Contemporary Music Magazine, October 1980, Volume 47 No. 10
Down Beat Magazine; Maher Publications Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1980 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 74 pages; Photographs, advertising; Gently tanned pages which are securely attached- no names or marginalia; Pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear including former address label bottom-left of front cover, verticle crease right-side of spine; .....(Each issue of 'Down Beat' included fascinating articles on music. This includes: First Chorus, Chords and Discords, News, Newport Jazz Festival, James Blood Ulmer, Richie Cole, Bernie Krause, Record Reviews, Blindfold Test, Profile, Caught, Pro Sessions, How to Conter Melody Part 1, Audio Engineering Equipment on Exhibit, Piano the Art of Accompanying.) 
Price: 6.60 USD

 
 
17 Down Beat: November 30, 1951
Down Beat; Editorial Staff of Down Beat Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Down Beat Inc 1951 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps (though stapled wraps, 'Down Beat' folds out to read like a newspaper;) 19 pages; Illustrated with photographs; Tanned pages with no marginalia (small pieces missing left edge/bottom causing close tears though former owner attempted to repair some of these with clear tape, has some loose pages, and priced accordingly); When folding out to read, the paper is fragile at the left side so this issue is placed in a plastic sleeve; .......(This 'Down Beat' issue focused on the music & television world, but primarily on the musical artists. Some of the mentioned names are: Buddy Rich Leaves Big Four, Patti Page, Basie at Savoy with Big Band, Cab Calloway, Basie-Holiday-Gillespie, Dave Rose, Tennessee Ernie, Desi Arnaz, Page-Moody-Babs Gonzales, Chicago Packed with Jazz, Bassist Brehm, Les Paul and more.) 
Price: 16.81 USD

 
18 Oh, Play That Thing: Volume Two of the Last Roundup
Doyle, Roddy U.S.A. Viking Press 2004 0670033618 / 9780670033614 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 378 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight and bright save for a crunched corner/tear to page 189/190, top right hand corner; Boards are blue with a bright red title to the spine; Dust-jacket is unfaded with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (A follow-up to "A Star Called Henry". Roddy Doyle once again gives us a prodigious, energetic novel, rich with language and music, and as Henry makes his way across America, it teems with surprises. Full of epic adventures, breathless escapes and star-crossed love.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

 
 
19 Down Beat Magazine: Volume 26, No.2, January 22, 1959
Editors of Down Beat Magazine; Down Beat Magazine Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Maher Publications 1959 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps (with extra staple); 52 pages; Photographs, advertising; Pages securely attached on gently tanned pages, no names or marginalia (rippling at top-half); Pictorial cover with shelf wear including small nicks/previous mention of rippling top-half (magazine lies flat), hence price; .....(The table of contents includes: Music News: USA - East, Midwest and West; Features: Fiction By Steve Allen, The Impeccable Teddy Wilson, A New Career for Buddy DeFranco; Stereo News Section; Music In Review; Departments.) 
Price: 9.86 USD

 
20 Beginning Jazz Improvisation (Intermediate Level) Lee Evans Jazz Piano Method Series
Evans, Lee New York, New York, U.S.A. Edward B Marks Music 1984 0793529212 / 9780793529216 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 16 pages; Pages are securely attached with no internal markings; Red and white cover with modest shelf and edge wear including some light rubbing; . (General Principles for Beginning Jazz Improvisation, Rhythm Patterns, Beginning Jazz Improvisation (Blue Notes) - One, Two, Three Blues Scale Tones, Walking Bass with Blues Scale Tone, Improvisation Using Boogie-Woogie Patterns, and Improvisation from a Lead Sheet. The author, Lee Evans as a professional artist blended well the performance of classical music and jazz, with his piano concepts and techniques drawing much praise from audiences as well as fellow musicians, and hoped that the series of book would bring to all a better understanding and feeling of jazz.) 
Price: 6.35 USD

 
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