Stock Image

GOOD VIBES: A LIFE IN JAZZ

Gibbs, Terry

1 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0810845865 / ISBN 13: 9780810845862
Published by The Scarcrow Press, Inc., Lanham, Maryland, and Oxford, 2003
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Counterpoint Records & Books (Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 6, 2001

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 65.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Brown leather covered boards, corners straight, bright gold titles on spine. Book body clean and tight, several pages of b/w photographs. Signed by the author on the front free end paper. Photo-illustrated dustjacket displays minimal wear, archival brodart protected. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 37030

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: GOOD VIBES: A LIFE IN JAZZ

Publisher: The Scarcrow Press, Inc., Lanham, Maryland, and Oxford

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good +

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

About this title

Synopsis:

Terry Gibbs, legendary jazz vibraphonist and bandleader, was 12 years old when he kicked off his career as a professional musician, winning first place in an amateur performance. Born and raised in the heart of Brooklyn and possessing tremendous musical talent, Gibbs learned the ins and outs of bebop from pioneers like Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Bud Powell. In 1959 his ensemble, later dubbed The Dream Band, became the toast of Hollywood. Four decades, 65 albums, and 300 compositions later, his story is one of great substance-his foot―tapping music, revolutionary.

Good Vibes is a rollicking autobiography that tracks jazz from the turbulent post-war years through the rise of bebop, traversing its changes through the eyes of one of its greatest practitioners. Gibbs's hilarious, poignant, and always fascinating anecdotes reveal little-known attributes and quirks about legendary personalities such as Benny Goodman, Buddy Rich, Steve Allen, Frank Sinatra, Don Rickles, Billie Holiday, and many more. A foreword by Chubby Jackson, a discography, and an index round out this work.

About the Author:

Terry Gibbs is a professional vibraphonist and bandleader. Cary Ginell is the owner of Sound Thinking Music Research and a partner of the Origin Jazz Library record label. He has published numerous book and articles.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

We are a general music (Rock, Classical, Jazz, Pop, Film, etc., LP's, Cd's, 45's, etc.) & Book Store leaning towards the arts, philosophy and literature. Our location is in central Hollywood. We have a large browsing selection of books along with a focus on classical, jazz, rock & general vinyl records. We also have a large collection of compact discs with a specialty in classical along with many 45's and 78's. Information available at our website. We are open 12 noon to 8:00pm Pacific Time, Tuesday thru Friday, 12-6pm on Saturday and by appointment on Sunday and Monday: 323-957-7967 (or 65). Off hour Messages can be left between 11am and 11pm at our main store, 323-957-7965.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Payment to be received prior to shipping. Buyer to pay shipping costs. We
accept all major credit cards. Personal checks are accepted and
purchases paid for by personal check will be mailed after 10 business
days. Cashier's check, money order and domestic credit card purchases
will be shipped within 3 days of receipt of payment. Return purchase
postage will be paid by buyer under most circumstances. Return postage
will be paid by Counterpoint if we were at fault in describing the book. For
more ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal