SECTION I – BOOKS, PERIODICALS, SHEET MUSIC, PHOTOS & MISCELLANEOUS
BOOKS (Alpha by author). (No specific minimums, just reasonable bids).
NOTE: Some of the books have light to moderate pencil annotations, so indicated by (*) at the end of the entry.
BOOKS (Alpha by author) (No specific minimums, just reasonable bids)
1 WILLARD ROBISON & HIS PIANO: A DISCOGRAPHY by Brian G.Boyd. 34 p, self-pub., 1990. 8x11 softbound.
2 THE BIG BROADCAST 1920-1950 by Frank Buxton & Bill Owen. 392 p, Viking, new rev. ed. 1972. 6x9 hardbound, dust jacket. “The complete reference book to
radio’s golden age.”
3 THE WORLD OF EARL HINES by Stanley Dance. 324 p, Scribners, 1977. 8x11 hardbound, dust jacket has small edge tears.
4 MORTON’S MUSIC by John R.T. Davies & Laurie Wright. 36 p, Storyville, 1968. 6x8 booklet. Jelly Roll discography & analyses.
5 THE CAT by Gene Deitch. 32 p, Record Changer, 1948. 6x8 softbound. Collection of cartoons with commentary by George Avakian.
6 THE BLUE PAGES: THE ENCYCLOPEDIC GUIDE TO 78 RPM PARTY RECORDS by David Diehl. 80 p, Hensteeth, 1998. 7x9 unbound. Listing by artist.
7 DISCOGRAPHY OF WOODY HERMAN by Ernest Edwards. 27 p, Debut Records (Den.), 1961. 7x9 staple bound.
8 HENRY LEVINE & THE RECORDING TRUMPETERS by J. W. Freeman. 38 p, self-pub. (Eng.), 1985. 6x8 softbound. Short bios of such as Jules Levy,
Tommy Gott, Hymie Farberman, Mannie Klein, Bob Effros et al.
9 AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC 1875-1950 by James J. Fuld. 94 p, Musical Americana, 1965. 7x10 hardbound, no dust jacket (prob. as issued). Selective alpha
Listing of about 250 songs, indicating publishing history, description of sheet music covers. 20 pages of sheet music covers.
10 KINGS OF JAZZ: CHARLIE PARKER by Max Harrison. 84 p, A.S. Barnes, 1961. 5x8 softbound. Frontispiece has gift inscription.
11 PAUL WHITEMAN: A CHRONOLOGY by Carl Johnson. 44 p, Williams College, 1977. 6x9 softbound. Companion piece to the Whiteman collection.
(Not a discography).
12 THE FABULOUS FIVES by Horst H. Lang. 32 p, Uhle & Kleimann (Ger.), 1959. 6x8 softbound. Discography of ODJB, Louisiana Five, Memphis Five, et al.
13 TRUMPET ON THE WING by Wingy Manone & Paul Vandervoort II. 256 p, Jazz Book Club (Lon.), 1964. 5x7 hardbound, dust jacket.
14 KINGS OF JAZZ: LOUIS ARMSTRONG by Albert McCarthy. 86 p, A.D. Barns, 1961. 5x8 softbound.
15 THE JAZZ STORY: AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF JAZZ by Dan Morganstern. 29 p, N.Y. Jazz Museum, 1973. 5x8 softbound.
16 SAVANNAH SYNCOPATORS: AFRICAN RETENTIONS IN THE BLUES by Paul Oliver. 112 p, Studio Vista, 1970. 5x8 softbound.
17 THE FROG BLUES & JAZZ ANNUAL NO. 3: THE MUSICIANS, THE RECORDS & THE MUSIC OF THE 78 ERA ed. Paul Swinton. 176 p, Frog
Records, 2013. 8x12 softbound. Very nice production on quality stock with lots of color and many articles of permanent interest. Includes 25 track CD.
18 V-DISC CATALOGUE by Stephen Wante & Walter De Block. 83 p, Van Laerstraat (Bel.), undated. 6x9 softbound. Covers V-Discs 1 thru 500.
19 BEALE STREET: CROSSROADS OF AMERICAN MUSIC by William S. Worley. 144 p, Addax, 1998. 11x8 hdbnd, dj. Loaded with photos past & present.
Following are a series of booklets published by Jazz Music Books or Jazz Appreciation Society, London, 1943-46:
20 A TRIBUTE TO HUDDIE LEDBETTER 26 p, 5x8.
21 CHICAGO DOCUMENTARY: PORTRAIT OF A JAZZ ERA by Frederic Ramsey Jr. 32 p, 5x7.
22 THIS IS JAZZ by Rudi Blesh. 84 p, 6x9. Series of lectures given at the San Francisco Museum of Art.
23 JAZZ REVIEW 24 p, 5x8. New Orleans in wartime, Yerba Buena Jazz Band, record reviews.
JAZZ APPRECIATION SOCIETY BOOKLETS (Cont’d)
24 JAZZ 18 p, 5x8. Johnny Dunn, Harlem Hamfats, George Webb Dixielanders.
25 HOT NOTES 24 p, 6x8. Jelly Roll Morton, Pete Johnson, Big Eye Louis Nelson.
26 PIANO JAZZ NO. 2 28 p, 5x8. Hines, James P., Stacy, Fats.