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Jazz & Blues

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    Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography)

    by Tina Turner ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Tina Turner: My Love Story by Tina Turner, read by Heather Alicia Simms with an introduction by the author._______________________‘Astonishing, soul-baring – the must-read memoir by rock’s greatest survivor’ DAILY MAIL*********The full, dramatic story of one of the most remarkable women in music history, celebrating Tina Turner’s 60th ... ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vom Dixieland zur Big Band im Zentrum der Musikindustrie - Was Sie schon immer über Jazz wissen wollten, Folge 3 (Ungekürzt)

    by Ernst Weber ...
    Narrated by Willi Resetarits ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    Am Anfang der zwanziger Jahre war der beste Jazz eindeutig in Chicago zu hören, und doch war New York bereits im Begriff, der "Toddling Town" den Rang abzulaufen. Was New York den Musikern zu bieten hatte, war nicht so sehr musikalischer, sondern eher organisatorischer Natur. Hier waren die großen Konzertagenturen zuhause, von hier aus starteten die Tourneen durch die Staaten und hierher kehrten ... Read more

    $8.06 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Better Days Will Come Again

    The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp

    by Travis Atria ...
    Narrated by David Sadzin ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 53 min

    Arthur Briggs's life was Homeric in scope. Born on the the tiny island of Grenada, he set sail for Harlem during the Renaissance, then to Europe in the aftermath of World War I, where he was among the first pioneers to introduce jazz music to the world. During the legendary Jazz Age in Paris, Briggs's trumpet provided the soundtrack while Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and the rest of the Lost Generation ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Der Big Band Swing der 30er Jahre - Was Sie schon immer über Jazz wissen wollten, Folge 4 (Ungekürzt)

    by Ernst Weber ...
    Narrated by Willi Resetarits ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    New York war in den späten zwanziger Jahren der Sammelpunkt von Musikern, die nicht nur aus Chicago, sondern aus allen Teilen des amerikanischen Südens und des mittleren Westens gekommen waren und im reichen Musikleben der Stadt ihr Betätigungsfeld gefunden hatten. Genau betrachtet war es nur die Band von Fletcher Henderson, die hier im "Big Apple" entstanden war und auch zeit ihres Bestehens hier ... Read more

    $8.06 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lineage of Modern Jazz Piano, The

    A view from Richie Beirach taken from conversations with Michael Lake

    Narrated by Michael Lake ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    Jazz is a language and that language has evolved throughout the past 100 years. The piano is the heart of the jazz harmonic language and as such, the grandmaster jazz piano players throughout history have had the greatest influence on the evolution of jazz.In this audiobook, Richie Beirach - himself one of the great jazz stylists - describes in detail the distinguishing characteristics of the 10 ... Read more

    $18.71 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wunderkindreise

    ein Jazzkonzert für Kinder

    Unabridged

    36 min

    Alles beginnt mit ein paar Noten ... einer kleinen Melodie, die nach großem Aufbruch klingt! Karla und ihre Musiker gehen der Sache auf den Grund – und befinden sich mitten in einer spannenden Geschichte. Und das Tollste ist: Die Geschichte ist wahr! Alles dreht sich um den kleinen Mozart, der, erst sieben Jahre alt, mit der großen Schwester und den Eltern aufbrach und quer durch Westeuropa reiste ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time

    by Philip Clark ...
    Narrated by Fleet Cooper ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 35 min

    The definitive, investigative biography of jazz legend Dave Brubeck.In 2003, music journalist Philip Clark was granted unparalleled access to jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Over the course of ten days, he shadowed the Dave Brubeck Quartet during their extended British tour, recording an epic interview with the bandleader. Brubeck opened up as never before, disclosing his unique approach to jazz; the ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Die Zentren des frühen Jazzstils - Was Sie schon immer über Jazz wissen wollten, Folge 2 (Ungekürzt)

    by Ernst Weber ...
    Narrated by Willi Resetarits ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 min

    New Orleans, um die Wende zum 20. Jahrhundert der Schmelztiegel unterschiedlicher Kulturen im Südosten der Vereinigten Staaten, gilt einigermaßen unbestritten als der Geburtsort eines neuartigen Musikstils, der sich später unter der Bezeichnung Jazz in den USA verbreitete und in seinen mannigfaltigen Formen die zivilisierte Welt eroberte. Man muss allerdings unterscheiden: zwischen dem ... Read more

    $8.06 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wishing on the Moon

    The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

    by Donald Clarke ...
    Narrated by Anna Fields ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 46 min

    No singer has been more mythologized and more misunderstood than jazz legend Billie Holiday, who helped to create much of the mystique herself with her autobiography, Lady Sings the Blues. This authentic biography sets the record straight. Donald Clarke was given unrivaled access to a treasure trove of interviews from the 1970s with those who knew Lady Day in all stages of her short, tragic life ... Read more

    $41.86 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Duke

    A Life of Duke Ellington

    Narrated by Peter Francis James ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 43 min

    A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis ArmstrongEdward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century—and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not even his closest friends, claimed to understand. The grandson of a slave, he dropped out of high school to become one of the world’s most famous ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Let Love Rule

    by Lenny Kravitz ...
    Narrated by Lenny Kravitz ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 40 min

    'I see my story as a suite of songs that have a magical connection. I never understood that connection until I sat down to write. It was then that the magic started to flow.'Let Love Rule is a work of deep reflection. Lenny Kravitz looks back at his life with candor, self-scrutiny, and humour.'My life is all about opposites,' he writes. 'Black and white. Jewish and Christian. The Jackson 5 and Led ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Sonny Rollins - Extended interview

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    32 min

    Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with Sonny Rollins at the Kennedy Center to talk about his life as a saxophonist and composer. In this excerpt of their conversation, Rollins talks about what other jazz greats have meant to him. ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Miles to Go

    The Lost Years

    by Chris Murphy ...
    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 14 min

    Miles to Go is a frank and intimate exploration of Miles Davis’ eccentric working life, drug habits, paranoia, depression, and subsequent recovery. Murphy explores Davis’ troubled relationship with his children and the controversial role Cicely Tyson played in his life. The book also delves into the dynamics that made Davis’ band work so well together, placing Davis’ work in a historic, literary, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Viosilence

    Unabridged

    45 min

    "Musik?" Die Verfertigung der Klänge beim Spielen, wie MC Kleist gesagt hat. Die Farben nicht auf der Palette mischen, sondern auf der Leinwand. Vorgemischt sind sie allerdings: Cello, Gitarre, Geige, elektrisch verstärkt, aber nie gestimmt bei uns, keine Tonarten, keine Melodien, keine Harmonien - keine Absprachen, aber Routinen und Rituale. Die Hände: Teile der Instrumente, auf der Suche nach ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Blues from Laurel Canyon

    My Life as a Bluesman

    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    John Mayall has played with them all: Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Andy Fraser, and the list goes on. Now, in his 80s, John continues to tour all over the world and perform to sold-out crowds. With an incredible blues career spanning over fifty years, rightly earning him the title the “Godfather of British Blues,” John shares his experiences and encounters in ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Life

    Narrated by Joe Hurley, Johnny Depp ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 5 min

    Once-in-a-generation memoir of a rock legend - the No. 1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.'Electrifying' New York Times'A masterpiece' The Word'Funny, poignant, brutally honest' Sunday TelegraphWith the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world, and over four decades he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Miracle Workers Praise And Worship

    by PHAYA BRANDS ...
    Narrated by PHAYA BRANDS, PHAYA BRANDS ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    I bow to worship youEternal Father maker of all things.Deliverer of my soul from pain,Savior of my life, set me free now!Make me the head and not the tail,Holy Spirit rain fresh blessing into mylife, let every dry bone come back alive.When I see the works of your hands,I bow down and w... ... Read more

    $1.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Aretha Franklin

    The Queen of Soul

    by Mark Bego ...
    Narrated by Mel Foster ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 28 min

    Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul documents the beloved singing star's rocky personal life and internationally acclaimed show business career. An in-depth and frank examination of Aretha, this definitive biography traces her career from her beginnings as a twelve-year-old member of a church choir in the early 1950s, recording her first album at the age of fourteen, a major recording contract at ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Making Love Season

    Narrated by Books with Voices ...

    Unabridged

    13 min

    THE HITS KEEP COMING! THE HITS KEEP COMING! Is there anything else we can ask of this AUTHOR? His books are sold everywhere, every day, mixing music with his words, make us feel good, and love is always in the air when RAYMOND STURGIS is on. PARTY UP, THE RAYMOND STURGIS HAS PUT MUSIC WITH HIS WORDS! ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I Ain't Studdin' Ya

    My American Blues Story

    by Bobby Rush ...
    Narrated by Bobby Rush, Leon Nixon ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 14 min

    Experience music history with this memoir by one of the last of the genuine old school Blues and R&B legends, the Grammy-winning dynamic showman Bobby Rush.This memoir charts the extraordinary rise to fame of living blues legend, Bobby Rush. Born Emmett Ellis, Jr. in Homer, Louisiana, he adopted the stage name Bobby Rush out of respect for his father, a pastor. As a teenager, Rush acquired his ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section: The Complete Series 1-3

    The BBC Radio 4 comedy show

    by Alex Horne ...
    Narrated by Alex Horne, Full Cast ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 3 min

    Alex Horne and his special guests bring together stand-up and live music in a free-wheeling and spontaneous combination.Each episode sees Alex, his band and guests explore a different topic. These range from love to technology, the seasons to the body.In this collection of the complete series 1-3 Alex is joined by comedians including David O’Doherty, Isy Suttie, Kevin Eldon, Phill Jupitus, Matt ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    My Life in the Purple Kingdom

    by BrownMark ...
    Narrated by BrownMark ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 3 min

    In the summer of 1981, Mark Brown was a teenager working at a 7-11 store when he wasn't rehearsing with his high school band, Phantasy. Come fall, Brown, now called BrownMark, was onstage with Prince at the Los Angeles Coliseum, opening for the Rolling Stones in front of 90,000 people. Raw, wry, real, this book takes us from his musical awakening as a boy in Minneapolis to the cold call from ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dirty Bird Blues

    Unabridged

    7 hours 30 min

    A quietly influential force in African American literature and art, Clarence Major makes his Penguin Classics debut with the twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of Dirty Bird BluesSet in post-World War II Chicago and Omaha, the novel features Manfred Banks, a young, harmonica-blowing blues singer who is always writing music in his head. Torn between his friendships with fellow musicians and nightclub ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Soul Survivor

    A Biography of Al Green

    Narrated by J. D. Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 12 min

    The bestselling author of Shakey: Neil Young's Biography presents the first in-depth biography of the legendary soul singer Al Green.Al Green has blessed listeners with some of the biggest hits of the past fifty years. "Love and Happiness," "I'm Still in Love with You," "Let's Get Married," and "I'm Tired of Being Alone" are but a sampling of the iconic songs that led a generation to embrace love ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial