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Glorious Days And Nights

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Glorious Days and Nights is a personal account of the fifty-year career of jazz photographer Herb Snitzer, with a special focus on his years in New York City from 1957 to 1964. A photojournalist for Life, Look, and Fortune, Snitzer was the photo editor and later associate editor of the influential jazz magazine Metronome. During the 1960s, politics, race, and social strife and unrest swirled in Snitzer’s life as a working artist. But throughout the bus boycotts, demonstrations, civil and racial unrest, what remained constant for him was jazz. Snitzer recalls what it was like to go on the road with these musicians. His reflections run the gamut from serious meditations on his development as a young photographer working with musicians already of great stature to more conversational recollections of casual moments spent having fun with the jazz artists many of whom became close friends. This book includes Snitzer’s very best jazz photographs. He reveals the essences of the artists, their struggles, joys, and pains. A number of Snitzer’s jazz images have become iconic, including Louis Armstrong with the Star of David, Lester Young at The Five Spot Café in New York City, John Coltrane reflected in a mirror, Thelonious Monk with piano keys reflected in his sunglasses, and Miles Davis at Newport. With eighty-five black and white images of jazz giants, Glorious Days and Nights provides a long-awaited testimony to the friendships and artistry that Snitzer developed over his remarkable career.

Miles Davis

Author : Clarence Bernard Henry
ISBN : 9781317228394
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This research and information guide provides a wide range of scholarship on the life, career, and musical legacy of Miles Davis, and is compiled for an interdisciplinary audience of scholars in jazz and popular music, musicology, and cultural studies. It serves as an excellent tool for librarians, researchers, and scholars sorting through the massive amount of material in the field.

Love And All That Jazz

Author : Laurie Lewis
ISBN : 9780889843615
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A memoir of Canadian publisher Laurie Lewis's life after her marriage in 1952.

A Mother S Memoirs

Author : Margaret Jessie Munro
ISBN : 9781452531083
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In May of 1929, Jessie Eliza Todd and her older sister Louie embarked on an adventure that took the two young women from Southland in New Zealand, sailing by ship to England. In the interim, they visited Australia, Ceylon, Africa, and Italy. In A Mothers Memoirs, author Margaret Jessie Munro, Jessies Todds daughter, offers a transcription of the diary Jessie kept during the trip. It shares a host of details as the pair traveled by sea and then purchased a 1928 Morris Oxford convertible in England, facilitating a number of excursions around Britain and beyond. They drove north and visited many cities and towns, staying at hotels or bed and breakfasts. Their trip took them through Scotland and down the West Coast back into England and included Wales. With photos included, this travelogue shares the experiences and thoughts about the girls journey offering insight into the history, geography, people, and customs of the times.

Jazz Veterans

Author : Chip Deffaa
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019328496
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Celebrates America's jazz musicians with words and photographs, including Benny Carter, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Carmen McRae, Art Blakey, and Theolonius Monk

The Duke Ellington Reader

Author : Duke Ellington
ISBN : 0195093917
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Includes over one hundred essays focusing on Ellington as a person, musician, bandleader, and musical philosopher, and offering insight into Ellington's position in American musical culture

Prodigal Song

Author : James Eugene Robinson
ISBN : 0974224804
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Library Journal Book Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105015637619
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The Film Encyclopedia

Author : Ephraim Katz
ISBN : 0062730894
Genre : Motion pictures
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