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REINHARDT, Django. Quelques Compositions de Django Reinhardt.
Paris : Pieces include Nuages, Minor Swing, Stompin' at Decca, and Swings 1939 and 1942. No other copies traced, not on OCLC or in BnF. Inscription to the lower panel reads, "Boughten for a buck Paris - 19 June 1945," clearly the purchaser was a GI with the Allied Army in France. Uncommon, unusual and attractive. Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 65954
REINHARDT, Django. Jazz Hot,
Paris : December, 1936Special holiday issue of this influential French jazz periodical, this copy boldly signed by Django above the photograph of the Quintette. Features numerous photographs of early French and US jazz luminaries - Mezz Mezzrow on the cover, double-page centre spread including Quelques Musiciens Français, Chick Webb, Zutie Singleton, Bud Freeman and Bennie... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 83445
(JAZZ.) HARVEY, Charles (ed.) Jazz Parody.
London : First edition, first impression, with the neat "Made in Great Britain" stamp on the foot of title. A scarce jazz book, published in conjunction with the American Jazz Society and issued as number 1 in the series. The foreword is by the acclaimed French jazz critic Charles Delaunay and the photographs are by one of the great jazz photographers, William... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 97225
WILDE, Laurent de. Monk.
Paris : 1996First edition. Award-winning biography of Monk by the French pianist Laurent de Wilde, this copy enigmatically inscribed by de Wilde; "For Max Roach whose help and love for art and music showed me the way into Thelonius's music. Too bad they wouldn't let me in" de Wilde was educated at the École Normale Supérieure, received a music scholarship at... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 76039
BENTLEY, Nicolas. "Manouche."
c. 1960A tough-looking French gypsy couple, both smoking. Manouche is one term used for the Gypsy jazz (or "Gypsy Swing") idiom popularized by Django Reinhardt. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 67092