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Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong is widely known as the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century. He was a phenomenally gifted and imaginative artist, and an entertainer so irresistibly magnetic that he knocked the Beatles off the top of the charts four decades after he […]

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6 Original Boogie-woogie Piano Solos

Editorial Reviews Product Description These Solos were meant for collectors and/or really good pianists. Contents: Special Freight Bobo and Doodles Deuce WIld Twinklin’ The Duke and the Count Chili Sauce Mary Elfrieda Winn was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 8, 1910. To keep order in the […]

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Soul on Soul: The Life and Music of Mary Lou Williams

Editorial Review Review “Soul on Soul offers valuable insights about how gender shaped the opportunities and reputations of the first generation of jazz women… a balanced reading of this legendary jazz pianist… Kernodle’s study… establishes a rightful place for Williams as a jazz pioneer.” –Register of the […]

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Morning Glory: A Biography of Mary Lou Williams

Editorial Review From Publishers Weekly In a time when the music of Harlem was beginning to stake a claim on the racially mixed Greenwich Village clientele, Williams, a young black pianist, trained her sights on a more classical venue. In 1947 she reached it, leading Carnegie Hall’s […]

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Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Product Details Hardcover: 496 pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (December 2, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0151010897 ISBN-13: 978-0151010899 Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.3 x 1.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds Crafted with a musician’s ear and an historian’s eye, Pops is […]

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Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality ~ Donald Miller

From Publishers Weekly Miller (Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance) is a young writer, speaker and campus ministry leader. An earnest evangelical who nearly lost his faith, he went on a spiritual journey, found some progressive politics and most importantly, discovered Jesus’ relevance for everyday life. […]

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To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Book Review

To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Check out my video review of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird Read More:   To Kill a Mockingbird

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