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Jazz and Blues.

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1 Cartier, Xam MUSE-ECHO BLUES
New York: Harmony Books, (1991). 0517577933 / 9780517577936 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with a tiny spot of wear to the upper end of the spine panel. Jacket illustration by Javier Romero and design by John Fontana. 
Cartier's second novel, following BE-BOP, RE-BOP, is the story of a young female pianist who gets inspiration from a girl who lived in the 1940's, and was immersed in jazz. Cartier won the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Creech, J.R. MUSIC AND CRIME
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1989). 0399134182 / 9780399134180 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Debut novel by Creech, set in L.A., this is a cool and smoky novel about the seductive world of jazz, and what happens when the passion for music gets tangled up in small-time crime. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Fenner, Carol YOLONDA'S GENIUS
(New York): Margaret K. McElderry Books, (1995). 0689800010 / 9780689800016 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Stephen Marchesi. 
The story of Yolonda, a fifth-grader who is very big for her age, and is determined to prove that her younger brother is not slow, but is a gifted musician who plays harmonica expressively and beautifully. A Newbery Honor book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Kirschner, Bill, editor THE OXFORD COMPANION TO JAZZ
No place. Oxford University Press, 2000. First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in purple wraps. 
Quarto. This guide to the history, performers, and music of jazz is a unique collection of 60 essays specially-commissioned from today's top jazz writers and performers. 812 pages including a selected bibliography. An essential music reference work. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Kirschner, Bill, editor THE OXFORD COMPANION TO JAZZ
(New York): Oxford University Press, 2000. First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Quarto. This guide to the history, performers, and music of jazz is a unique collection of 60 essays specially-commissioned from today's top jazz writers and performers. 812 pages including a selected bibliography. An essential music reference work. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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6 Morgenstern, Dan & Brask, Ole JAZZ PEOPLE
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1976). B000GT9CWM First edition. Hardcover. Previous owner's gift inscription on a preliminary leaf, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Large quarto. With bibliography, discography, and index. Illustrated with 180 black-and-white photgraphs. 
Portraits of jazz giants in word and picture: the photographs of Brask complementing the text by Morgenstern, a Grammy-winning jazz historian and former editor of DOWN BEAT magazine. With foreword by Dizzy Gillespie, and introduction by James Jones. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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