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Ben Webster: His Life and Music
by Jeroen De Valk, Jeroen De Valk
Paperback from Berkeley Hills Books

Jazz : A History of America's Music
by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
Listed under Jazz

Living the Jazz Life : Conversations With Forty Musicians About Their Careers in Jazz
by W. Royal Stokes

The Thelonious Monk Reader (Readers in American Music)
by Rob Van Der Bliek (Editor)

Thelonious Monk : His Life and Music
by Thomas Fitterling, Steve Lacy, Robert Dobbin (Translator)
Paperback - 238 pages Revised edition (March )
Berkeley Hills Books; ISBN: 0965377415

Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker
by James Gavin
Hardcover: 416 pages
Alfred A. Knopf; ISBN: 0679442871; 1st edition (May 14, )

More Than a Fake Book
by Charles Mingus
Paperback - 160 pages (September 1991)
Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation; ISBN: 0793509009

Myself When I Am Real : The Life and Music of Charles Mingus
by Gene Santoro
Oxford Univ Pr (Trade); ISBN: 0195097335

Beneath the Underdog : His World As Composed by Mingus
by Charles Mingus, Nel King (Editor), Erroll McDonald (Editor)
Paperback - 365 pages Reprint edition (September 1991)
Vintage Books; ISBN: 0679737618

Music Is My Mistress
by Duke Ellington
Listed under Duke Ellington

Lush Life : A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
by David Hajdu
North Point Press; ISBN: 0865475121

Django Reinhardt
by Charles Delaunay, Michael James (Translator)
Paperback (April 1988)
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 030680171X

Satchmo: The Genius of Louis Armstrong
by Gary Giddins
Listed under Louis Armstrong

Ella Fitzgerald : The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa
Listed under Ella Fitzgerald

Bessie Smith (Outlines)
by Jackie Kay

Bessie Smith Songbook
Paperback: 152 pages
Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation; ISBN: 0793532736;

Something to Live for: The Music of Billy Strayhorn
by Walter Van De Leur, Walter Van De Leur

Dance of the Infidels: A Portrait of Bud Powell
by Francis Paudras, et al

The Glass Enclosure : The Life of Bud Powell
by Alan Groves, Alyn Shipton
Paperback: 144 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.36 x 9.58 x 7.50 
Publisher: Continuum Pub Group; Reprint edition (March 15, ) 
ISBN: 0826447465 

Bud Powell : Originals & Standards
by Evan Sarzin (Editor)

Bud Powell (Jazz Masters)
by Clifford Jay Safane
(Paperback - June 1978)
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Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West
by Phil Pastras, Philip Pastras
Listed under Jelly Roll Morton

Faith in Time: The Life of Jimmy Scott
by David Ritz
(Hardcover -- September 17, )

Lester Leaps in : The Life and Times of Lester 'Pres' Young
by Douglas Henry Daniels

You Just Fight for Your Life: The Story of Lester Young
by Frank Buchmann-Moller
(Hardcover - March 1990)

No Eyes : Lester Young
by David Meltzer

Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation
by Eric Nisenson, Sonny Rollins
Listed under Sonny Rollins

Keith Jarrett: The Man and His Music
by Ian Carr
Paperback: Da Capo Press; ISBN: 0306804786; Reprint edition (April 1992)

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  • Django's Gypsies : The Mystique of Django Reinhardt and His People : A Unique Collection of Photographs, Illustrations, Memorabilia and Quotations
    by Ian Cruickshank
    Paperback - 138 pages
    Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation; ISBN: 1872639062
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    With Only My Violin : The Memoirs of Stephane Grappelli
    by Stephane Grappelli, Jean-Marc Bramy
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    Straight, No Chaser: The Life and Genius of Thelonious Monk
    by Leslie Gourse
    Hardcover - 400 pages
    Simon & Schuster; ISBN: 0028646568
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