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Pete B

Jazz Books for Sale

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In my continuing effort to downsize I would like to offer the following books for sale. All prices include media mail within the USA. I will gladly mail to other countries at cost. I will accept paypal or your check. Send me a pm if you see something you want.

I have tried to price everything fairly, but I am open to offers, especially for multiple titles.

Thanks for looking

Pete

TITLE AUTHOR NOTES PRICE
A Jazz Retrospect Max Harrison hardback, good, ex library 5
A Pictorial History of Jazz Orrin Keepnews & Bill Grauer hardback, g (no dj) 5
All of Me - The Complete Discography of Louis Armstrong Jos Willems paperback, vg 25
BG on the Record a Biodiscography of Benny Goodman D Russell Conner and Warren Hicks hardback, very good 6 ON HOLD
Bird The Legend of Charlie Parker Robert Reisner editior paperback, vg 5
Bird's Diary Ken Vail paperback vg 8
Black Beauty White Heat 1920-1950 Pictorial History of Classic Jazz Frank Driggs & Harris Lewine paperback, vg 12
Black Bottom Stomp - Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz David A Jasen & Gene Jones hardback, excellent 6
Bud Powell a Discography Claude Schlouch paperback vg 25 ON HOLD
Cakewalks to Concert Halls Thomas L Morgan & William Barlow hardback, g, ex library 6
Coleman Hawkins Discography Vol I & II 1922-1957 Jean-Francois Villetard paperback, vg, 40
Collected Works A Journal of Jazz Whitney Balliett hardback vg 8
Count Basie Alun Morgan small hardback, vg 3
Count Basie Swingin' the Blues Ken Vail paperback vg 15
Crazy Fingers - Claude Hopkins' Life in Jazz Warren Vache Sr paperback, vg 5 ON HOLD
Dead Man Blues - Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West Phil Pastras hardback excellent 5
Early Jazz Gunther Schuller hardback, vg 8 ON HOLD
Hot Man The Life of Art Hodes Art Hodes and Chadwick Hansen hardback, excellent 5 ON HOLD
Jazz People Ole Brask paperback vg 5
Jess Stacy The Quiet Man of Jazz Derek Coller paperback, vg, no cd 15
louis Armstrong In His Own Words Louis Armstrong hardback g 8
Louis Armstrong The Offstage Story of Satchmo Michael Cogswell hardback vg 5
Low Down (Joe Albany) A J Albany hardback g (no dj) 5
Notes and Tones Arthur Taylor paperback, vg, 1982 edition 6
Reading Jazz Robert Gottleib editior hardback vg 10
Stride: The Music of Fats Waller Paul S. Machlin paperback, vg 5
Swing Era New York Jazz Photos of Charles Peterson W. Royal Stokes paperback, excellent 6
The Autobiography of Pops Foster Pops Foster and Tom Stoddad paperback vg 5 ON HOLD
The Dance Band Era 1910-1950 Albert McCarthy hardback, g (jacket torn) 5
The Imperfect Art Ted Gioia paperback vg 5
The Swing Era Gunther Schuller hardback, excellent 8 ON HOLD
Woody Herman and the Second Herd (Joyce Music) James A Treichel paperback g 15
Working Draft AFRS One Night Stands 1001 thru 2000 (Joyce Music) Charles Garrod paperback vg 15
NEW ADDITIONS 4/21
Micography 59 (April 1982) main article: Coleman Hawkins 1940-1967 Live Recordings 7
The Stan Getz Discography Arne Astrup this is the first edition, autographed. plastic ring binder is mostly gone, otherwise good condition. A few notations. 6
2 fakebooks, Hal Leonard Jazz Bible Fake Book series:
Ragtime & Early Jazz excellent conditon 15
The Swing Era excellent condition 15
Some Mosaic booklets:
Duke Ellington Complete Capitol Recordings 15
Commodore Classics Vol II bumped corners, otherwise vg 25
Commodore Classics Vol I vg 25
Ike Quebec Complete Blue Note 45 Sessions slight cover crease, vg 25
Shorty Rogers complete Atlantic and EMI vg 25
Edited by Pete B

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geez, we have the same books. I recommend all of those; buy 'em folks, you can't go wrong.

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I feel like Willy Wonka in the chocolate factory

pm on (if shipping to Australia doesn't break me)

The Uncrowned King of Swing - Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz Jeffre Magee hardback, excellent 7

Song of the Hawk John Chilton hardback, excellent 25

A Lester Young Reader Lewis Porter editor paperback vg 6

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Hendersonia is fantastic.

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Schuller's Early Jazz is a book that will help you to think about your listening and Bud Freeman's Crazeology contains some good stories. I recommend both.

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Hendersonia is fantastic.

Had already sent PM about Hendersonia but shipping rates might be hard to digest .. ;)

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So it was you who snapped up Hendersonia .....

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mention my name, and he'll throw in (and I mean THROW) Kansas City Lightning.

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Schuller's Early Jazz is a book that will help you to think about your listening and Bud Freeman's Crazeology contains some good stories. I recommend both.

The Swing Era is good too - & so is the Pee Wee Russell bio.

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PM on its way. I'm claiming these, if they're still available:

A Left Hand Like God - The Story of Boogie-Woogie Peter Silvester paperback, good condition 10

Bud Freeman Crazeology (Autobiography) Bud Freeman and Robert Wolf hardback, excellent 5

Coleman Hawkins Burnett James small hardback, vg 3

Fats Waller Maurice Waller & Anthony Calabrese paperback vg 6

Is This to be My Souvenir? Jazz Photos Timme Rosenkrantz Frank Buchmann-Moller hardback, excellent 15

Jazz Talk Robert S Gold hardback vg 5

Louis Armstrong Companion Joshua Barrett paperback vg 5

Pee Wee Russell The Life of a Jazzman Robert Hilbert hardback, vg, ex library 5

The Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, and Clarinet of Benny Carter Jan Evensmo, Per Borthen, Skovsted Thomsen paperback, vg 12

The Golden Age of Jazz William P Gottlieb paperback vg 5

The Trumpet and Vocal of Henry Red Allen (Jazz Solography series) Jan Evensmo and Per Borthen paperback, vg 12

The World of Jazz in Printed Ephemera and Collectibles Jim Godbolt hardback, g (jacket torn) 5

Someone get that Pops Foster bio already. It's *excellent*.

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Quick shout-out to Pete B. Books arrived, and were far more carefully packaged than most Amazon sellers manage. Thank you very much! :)

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Quick shout-out to Pete B. Books arrived, and were far more carefully packaged than most Amazon sellers manage. Thank you very much! :)

I'll second that. Packaging was outstanding.

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Looking forward more than ever now to receiving mine but of course around-the-world shipments do take longer. ;)

Thanks in advance anyway, Pete!

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Up with some additions including several Mosaic booklets

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I'm bumping this one more time. Take a 20% discount on anything on the list. Send me a pm if you want anything.

Thanks

Pete

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Pete

your books finally reached Australian shores last week via Florida

All in lovely condition

Thanks again

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I'm bumping this one more time. Take a 20% discount on anything on the list. Send me a pm if you want anything.

Thanks

Pete

Thanks for the 2 I got. I should be home Monday and might order more. No time for consideration now.

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