Humor

Herman Classics

Author: Jim Unger

Publisher: Herman Classics

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 186

View: 609

Cartoons offer an ironic look at doctors, dentists, marriage, diners, bosses, pets, cave men, waiters, barbers, crooks, and bad drivers.
Humor

Herman

Author: Jim Unger

Publisher: E C W Press

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 171

View: 423

Syndicated in more than 800 newspapers, Herman is recognized as one of the funniest comic strips of the past two decades. With an economy of line and a wry, nonchalant humor, this popular strip reveals a hilarious cast of playful pets and misguided animals. This full-color collector's edition contains more than 400 specially colored Herman favorites, comments, and insights from the cartoonist.
Music

Jazz

Author: Music Hound

Publisher: Schirmer Trade Books

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 1390

View: 589

You've probably seen other jazz guides, but you haven't run across anything quite like MusicHound Jazz. It delivers sound advice on what to buy and what not to buy. Explore the rich world of jazz, from the soulful vocals of Bessie Smith to the groundbreaking explorations of John Coltrane. This comprehensive guide has it all - page after page of interesting facts, opinions, recording reviews and biographies on nearly 1,300 artists. But that's not all. Enjoy more than 100 stunning photos of jazz greats. Learn who influenced each artist and why. Discover what makes each one unique. Then sample some smokin' jazz with the CD sampler from the legendary jazz label Blue Note.
Music

The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music

Author: Donald Clarke

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 1378

View: 884

From Abba to ZZ Top via Oasis, James Brown, and Frank Sinatra, this wonderful resource to the world's nonclassical music has been updated and revised to include a wider range of New World and ethnic musicians from Latin America and Africa along with a range of new entries from the contemporary Brit-pop scene and all of your old favorites. Donald Clarke covers a truly spectacular array of artists, from the early blues (Big Bill Broonzy, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith) and ragtime (Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake) to the golden age of Broadway musicals, the great swing bands of the 1930s, jazz from around the world, American country, English folk, rock 'n' roll, reggae, soul, funk, punk, and the rest. The extensive Index ensures that no songwriter, musician, record label, or musical style is overlooked.
Music

The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings

Author: Richard Cook

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 1646

View: 234

An updated listener's guide to recorded jazz features reviews of thousands of jazz recordings, organized by performer, and includes biographical details about and discographies for the musicians. Original.
Music

The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings

Author: Richard Cook

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 1534

View: 704

Reviews jazz recordings, organized by performer, and includes biographical details and lineups.
Big band music

MusicHound Swing!

Author: Steve Knopper

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Big band music

Page: 461

View: 693

Rates, reviews, and analyzes the works of over 300 artists from yesterday and today, including Louis Armstrong, Harry Connick Jr., Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller, Jelly Roll Morton, and Lester Young.
Music

The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD, LP and Cassette

Author: Richard Cook

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 1514

View: 397

Lists and reviews jazz recordings covering more than seven decades, and includes biographical details, line-ups, recording information, and a critical rating for each recording
Music

The Penguin guide to jazz on CD

Author: Richard Cook

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 1725

View: 827

Now fully updated comes the critically acclaimed guide to the world of jazz on CD. Leading critics Cook and Morton provide musical and biographical details of performers and listings for more than 10,000 discs.