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  1. Handful of Keys

    Conversations with 30 Jazz Pianists

    By Alyn Shipton

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 24th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Bad Music

    The Music We Love to Hate

    Edited by Christopher J. Washburne, Maiken Derno

    Why are some popular musical forms and performers universally reviled by critics and ignored by scholars-despite enjoying large-scale popularity? How has the notion of what makes "good" or "bad" music changed over the years-and what does this tell us about the writers who have assigned these...

    Published September 25th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Speak it Louder

    Asian Americans Making Music

    By Deborah Wong

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 27th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Ella Fitzgerald

    A Biography of the First Lady of Jazz, Updated Edition

    By Stuart Nicholson

    Stuart Nicholson's biography of Ella Fitzgerald is considered a classic in jazz literature. Drawing on original documents, interviews, and new information, Nicholson draws a complete picture of Fitzgerald's professional and personal life. Fitzgerald rose from being a pop singer with chart-novelty...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Voices of the Country

    Interviews with Classic Country Performers

    By Michael Streissguth

    "Voices of the Country" presents interviews with innovative musicians, producers, and songwriters who shaped the last fifty years of country music. From Eddy Arnold's new, smoother approach to song delivery to Loretta Lynn's take-no-prisoners feminism, these people opened new vistas in country...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Breaking Records

    100 Years of Hits

    By William Ruhlmann

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 15th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Ray Charles

    Man and Music, Updated Commemorative Edition

    By Michael Lydon

    Ray Charles: Man and Music is a complete biography of this seminal singer/pianist who has been active on the American music scene since the mid-'50s. Originally published in 1995 by Penguin Books, and universally hailed as the definitive biography, this new edition will bring Charles's life up to...

    Published January 21st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Broadway

    An Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

    By Ken Bloom

    This volume is another example in the Routledge tradition of producing high-quality reference works on theater, music, and the arts. An A to Z encyclopedia of Broadway, this volume includes tons of information, including producers, writer, composers, lyricists, set designers, theaters, performers,...

    Published November 10th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Bruce Springsteen

    Two Hearts, the Story

    By Dave Marsh

    Bruce Springsteen: Two Hearts is the definitive biography of one of the most important songwriters and performers of the last three decades. Critic Dave Marsh has traced Springsteen's career from its beginning, and has earned the singer's respect through his careful documentation and critical...

    Published October 26th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Duke Ellington and His World

    By A. H. Lawrence

    Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's life and career in terms of...

    Published September 7th 2003 by Routledge