Music of the Americas

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  1. Book ImageWhat's That Sound?: An Introduction to Rock and Its History

    John Covach, Andrew Flory

    Fifth Edition

    The perfect mix of music and historyMore

  2. Book ImageWhat's That Sound?: An Introduction to Rock and Its History

    John Covach, Andrew Flory

    Fourth Edition

    The music—front and center.More

  3. Book ImageAn Introduction to America's Music

    Richard Crawford, Larry Hamberlin

    Second Edition

    An ear-opening exploration of music’s New World, from Puritan psalmody to mash-ups.More

  4. Book ImageMusics of Latin America

    Robin Moore, Walter Aaron Clark, Deborah Schwartz-Kates, Et Al.

    The most up-to-date and comprehensive Latin American music survey available.More

  5. Book ImageShowtime: A History of the Broadway Musical Theater

    Larry Stempel

    College Edition

    A definitive, accessible, and comprehensive history of the Broadway musical.More

  6. Book ImageJazz: Essential Listening

    Scott DeVeaux, Gary Giddins

    The #1 text in the market—now in an Essentials Edition.More

  7. Book ImageEverybody Says Freedom: A History of the Civil Rights Movement in Songs and Pictures

    Pete Seeger, Bob Reiser, Jesse Jackson

    “Filled with beautiful music, glorious lyrics, and the soul of one of the most important historical and social revolutions of our history.” —Judy CollinsMore

  8. Book ImageStudio A: The Bob Dylan Reader

    Benjamin Hedin

    "The most absorbing, wide-ranging and stimulating body of writing about the mighty Bob that's ever been assembled."--Salman RushdieMore

  9. Book ImageTo Stretch Our Ears: A Documentary History of America's Music

    J. Heywood Alexander

    Following the same chapter organization as An Introduction to America’s Music, To Stretch Our Ears is the first gathering of significant and far-reaching readings that illuminate many aspects of American music.More

  10. Book ImageLone Star Swing

    Duncan McLean

    High Fidelity meets Blue Highways in this gloriously offbeat quest for the true roots of Texas Swing.More

  11. Book ImageThe New Grove Gospel, Blues and Jazz

    William Bolcom, Max Harrison, Paul Oliver

    'Max Harrison . . . surveys the whole history and development of jazz in a concise, well written and well illustrated . . . article together with an extensive bibliography.' —Richard D. C. Noble, Times Literary SupplementMore

  12. Book ImageThe Music of Black Americans: A History

    Eileen Southern

    Third Edition

    A new edition of the classic text on African American music.
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  13. Book ImageMarsalis on Music

    Wynton Marsalis

    Companion book to the popular PBS-TV series Marsalis on Music, introducing families, children, and music-hungry readers of all ages to the joy of good music, both classical and jazz.More

  14. Book ImageJazz: A History

    Frank Tirro

    Second Edition

    Jazz is a democratic music in the best sense of the word, for it is the collective achievement of a people.More

  15. Book ImageDylan: A Biography

    Bob Spitz

    "No other book captures it so well, understands so well.... "—Greil MarcusMore

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