This is an in-depth look at who and what is hot on the jazz scene today, which is hotter than ever! It includes 75 black and white portraits by Jazz photographer Ned Radinsky. It features a foreword by Marcus Miller; preface by Wynton Marsalis and afterword by Sonny Rollins. “The New Face of Jazz” is for all those jazz fans who want an in-depth look at who and what is hot on the jazz scene today, rather than another survey of the history and long-gone legends of yesteryear. The jazz scene is hotter than ever and the jazz community is passionate, eclectic and inspirational. This book spotlights more than 150 artists, as well as covers venues, festivals, media and educational programs across America, so that anyone can learn where and how they can see a live jazz concert, hear jazz on the radio, or learn about new artists.
Stephen Davis’s brilliantly written personal account of criss-crossing America with Led Zeppelin on their 1975 tour. A warts-and-all snapshot of the world’s biggest hard-rock band at their peak.
The King departed this world during the month of punk Rock’s apotheosis. Punk had set out to destroy Elvis, or at least everything he came to represent, but never got the chance. Elvis destroyed himself before anyone else could.
From Tin Pan Alley To The Yellow Brick Road is author Keith Hayward’s sequel to the critically acclaimed Tin Pan Alley: The
In Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain, Charles R. Cross, author of the New York Times bestselling Cobain biography Heavier Than Heaven, examines the legacy of the Nirvana front man and takes on the question: why does Kurt Cobain still matter so much, 20 years after his death? Kurt Cobain is the icon born of the 90s, a man whose legacy continues to influence pop culture and music. Cross explores the impact Cobain has had on music, fashion, film, and culture, and attempts to explain his lasting and looming legacy.
Russell Senior is a man too smart to have ever been a pop star. And Pulp were too odd a band ever
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Bob Dylan has always regarded himself as a songwriter: ‘I am my words,’ he wrote in 1964.
Distilling a lifetime’s passion and study, leading Dylan author, Clinton Heylin charts the development and first moments of genius of this unique artist whose songs changed the world.
Volume II of the acclaimed and ‘definitive’ Metallica history – for fans of Dirt, Slash and all things heavy.
Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway – privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Cohen’s chronicle of the band is informed by the rigorous views of a kid who grew up on the music and for whom the Stones will always be the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band of all time.
This is a non-fiction book that reads like a novel filled with the greatest musicians, agents and artists of the most indelible age in pop culture. It’s a book only Rich, with his unique access, experience and love of the band could write.
Once found only on college radio and small clubs, indie rock has exploded from the underground phenomenon its name suggests to a
Sophie Bramly lived in New York during this period and became firmly embedded in the emergent scene. The book features many stunning,