Resultados para: a historia do blues
David K. Hayward(9618066)
David Hayward, a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps, takes the reader through his adventures and challenges as a young man serving his country in World War II. Would he 'wash out' of flying school? Would he survive the dangers and fears of flying 53...
A powerful survivor'apos;s account of the IRA bomb that killed the author'apos;s 14-year-old twin brother, his grandparents and a family friend, published on the 30th anniversary of the atrocity. Winner of the 2011 Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary...
From inexperienced soldier to seasoned veteran of nine U.N. missions in Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, and Syria, Terry Burke gives us a detailed account of a peacekeeper's life in the ever-turbulent Middle East.
Should you have woken up to the fact that there is something seriously amiss with the perception of reality subscribed to by the preponderance of humanity and consequently are searching for a rational (albeit unorthodox) interpretation of our current...
R. A. Lawson(9543099)
In Jim Crow'apos;s Counterculture, R. A. Lawson offers a cultural history of blues musicians in the segregation era, explaining how by both accommodating and resisting Jim Crow life, blues musicians created a counterculture to incubate and nurture...
Boyer, J. Patrick(4901918)
This colourful story of one town's library provides material enough for a movie as it reveals universal patterns about love of reading and battles for books while librarians, politicians, architects, educators, philanthropists, and avid book readers...
Combining archival research with personal interviews of over 50 female drummers representing more than eight decades in music history, Women Drummers: A History from Rock and Jazz to Blues and Country paints a vivid picture of their struggles to...
Whisnant, Anne Mitchell(9498000)
The most visited site in the National Park system, the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway winds along the ridges of the Appalachian mountains in Virginia and North Carolina. According to most accounts, the Parkway was a New Deal'quot;Godsend for the...
Lovell,James A.; Wilcox,Robert K.(990053)
A portrait of the World War II ace and two-time commander of the Blue Angels describes the factors in his youth that prompted his aviation career, his contributions to the war in the South Pacific, and his selection by Admiral Nimitz to lead the...sob encomenda
Neste olhar cuidadoso sobra a história do álbum, o jornalista americano Ashley Kahn traça um panorama do jazz nos anos 50 e recria o cenário dessa monumental gravação. O livro começa com a emocionante chegada do autor aos estúdios da Sony Musics, que...
Produzido por Toby Byron, o criador da premiada série Masters of American Music, 'A História do Blues' é um retrato fascinante sobre o som que revolucionou a música popular no século XX, influenciando decisavamente outros gêneros, como o Jazz e o...
A Jazz Vocal History
James A. Schaller(6103955)
Becoming The Husband Your Wife Thought She Married