NOLAN, T: Three Chords for Beauty’s Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw

Nolan, Tom. Three Chords for Beauty’s Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw. Norton, 2010. ISBN: 9780393062014. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31094) $12.00

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his book captures Shaw and his era and restores him to his rightful place in jazz history. Includes 8 pages of black-and-white photographs.

Biography published for the Artie Shaw Centennial. 430p. T

HARRIS, N: The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz Age

Book cover. The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz AgeHarris, Neil. The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz Age. University of Chicago Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780226317618. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30775) $50.00

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The author then lets the Chicagoan speak for itself in lavish full-color segments that reproduce its many elements: from covers, cartoons, and editorials to reviews, features—and even the July 2, 1927 issue reprinted in its entirety. Biographical summaries. Index.

Measures 11×14 inches. 400p. 81 color plates. 301 halftones.

ENGEL, J: Uncommon Sound: Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music (2 Volumes in Slipcase, with CD)

Book cover. Uncommon Sound: Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music (2 Volumes in Slipcase, with CD)Engel, John. Uncommon Sound: Left-Handed Guitar Players That Changed Music (2 Volumes in Slipcase, with CD). Left Field Ventures, 2006. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover with slipcase. (#30728) $90.00

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Massive 920-page anthology with 20-track CD and 150 in-depth artist portraits of left-handed guitar players. Explores popular music in all its guises.

Artists include Jimi Hendrix, Paul McCartney, Kurt Cobain, Tony Iommi, Seal, John Flansburgh (They Might Be Giants), Beeb Birtles (Little River Band), Cesar Rosas (Los Lobos), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Albert King, Otis Rush, Eddy Clearwater, Babyface, Bobby Womack, Al McKay (Earth, Wind & Fire), Jimmy Cliff, Ali and Robin Campbell (UB40), Bill Jennings, Billy Mackel, Jonathan Butler, Elizabeth Cotten, Dan Seals, and many more.