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Know It All Jazz: The 50 Crucial Concepts, Styles, and Performers, Each Explained in Under a Minute

Dave Gelly · Wellfleet Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

For non-aficionados, jazz can be slippery and difficult to grasp. Jazz can leave a novice baffled, unsure how to listen, and with the question "How is it that they know what to play?"Know-It-All Jazz takes readers from the African-American roots and all the way to the global mix of styles...
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Drawing Perspective: How to See It and How to Apply It

Matthew T Brehm · Barron's
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Here's a hands-on guide to perspective that's for anyone who wants to draw or paint--in any genre or medium. It's partly about learning how to draw a set of straight lines that meet at a point, but it's not filled with lots of dull, dry theory (although it does explain how it all works)...
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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

Mason Currey · Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

More of Mason Currey's irresistible Daily Rituals, this time exploring the daily obstacles and rituals of women who are artists--painters, composers, sculptors, scientists, filmmakers, and performers. We see how these brilliant minds get to work, the choices they have to make: rebuffing...
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The Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 1

Titan. · Titan Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The making of the Star Wars saga, as told by the cast and crew. Features content previously published in the official Star Wars Insider. Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insidermagazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience,...
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The Musician's Business and Legal Guide

Mark E Halloran · Routledge
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The Musician's Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues...
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I Like You Just the Way I Am: Stories About Me and Some Other People

Jenny Mollen · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best Seller!By the actress, writer, and one of the funniest women on Twitter, an outrageous, hysterical memoir of acting on impulse, plotting elaborate hoaxes, and refusing to acknowledge boundaries in any formJenny Mollen is an actress and writer living in Los Angeles....
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Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

Bob Stanley · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves. As much fun to argue with as to quote, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a monumental work of musical history, tracing the story of pop music through individual songs,...
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Star Wars: Complete Locations

Curtis Saxton · Dk Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Packed with more than 50 full-color, intricate cross-section artwork and 3-D maps, Star Wars™: Complete Locations is an amazing visual guide into the incredible worlds and locations of a galaxy far, far away....From the towering skyscrapers of Coruscant to the terrifying technology of the Death...
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Good Ol' Gospel: E-Z Play Today #21

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

(E-Z Play Today) . Nearly 40 comforting favorites, including: Because He Lives * Daddy Sang Bass * He Touched Me * I Saw the Light * I'd Rather Have Jesus * I'll Fly Away * The King Is Coming * Lead Me, Guide Me * Put Your Hand in the Hand * Sheltered in the Arms of God * Something...
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Batman: A Celebration of the Classic TV Series

Robert Garcia · Titan
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Batman: A Celebration of the Classic TV Series is the definitive book for all fans of the popular Sixties show. Presented in a lavish hardcover edition, the book features classic images, rare stills, photography and production art and serves as the ultimate tribute for fans of the series.Now...
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I'll Be Back Right After This: My Memoir

Pat O'Brien · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best seller!Pat O'Brien was a skinny South Dakota kid with long hair, a rock and roll band, divorced parents and an alcoholic father. In all the familiar ways, he was on the road to nowhere until a professor, who envisioned his future as the household name he would...
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Charles White: A Retrospective

Sarah Kelly Oehler · Art Institute of Chicago
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory reassessment of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century Charles White (1918-1979) is best known for bold, large-scale paintings and drawings of African Americans, meticulously executed works that depict human relationships and socioeconomic struggles...
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Beyoncé in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism

Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley · University of Texas Press
Pages: 216
Format: eBook

Making headlines when it was launched in 2015, Omise'eke Tinsley's undergraduate course "Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism" has inspired students from all walks of life. In Beyoncé in Formation, Tinsley now takes her rich observations beyond the classroom, using the blockbuster...
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1967: A Complete Rock Music History of the Summer of Love

Harvey Kubernik · Sterling
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love" and the revolutionary music of 1967. During late spring 1967, tens of thousands of young people began streaming into San Francisco, kicking off a counterculture revolution and cultural explosion that was the Summer of Love....
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