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How can I find books about the trumpet?
You can search by title, author, or both on MaagNET.
Below are general call number ranges for information about the trumpet. You can browse the shelves or you can consult MaagNET for a listing of materials by call number. To search by call number in MaagNET, select LC Call Number and enter the beginning of a call number, ex. ML960.
Suggested Call Numbers for Books about the Trumpet
|ML960 - ML961
||history of trumpet music (ML960, ML961)
|MT440 - MT448
||studies and methods for trumpet (MT440, MT441, MT442, MT443, MT444, MT445, MT446, MT447, MT448, MT449, MT450, MT451, MT452, MT453, MT454, MT455, MT456)
||orchestral excerpts (MT446)
||A link is not provided for call numbers that are currently not in use in Maag Library.
Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue [DVD] by
Call Number: DVD 0063
Publication Date: 2004
Discusses Miles Davis' music of the late 1960s-early 1970s, with commentary from musicians Chick Corea, Carlos Santana, Joni Mitchell and others; also includes Davis's complete Aug. 29, 1970 performance at the Isle of Wight.
Trumpet Blues: The Life of Harry James by
Call Number: ML419.J36 L48 1999
Publication Date: 1999-11-18
Peter J. Levinson, who knew Harry James personally, has written a revealing biography of this jazz icon, based on nearly 200 interviews with musicians and friends. Harry James led a truly colorful life, and inTrumpet BluesLevinson captures it all. Beginning with James's childhood in a traveling circus, we follow the young trumpeter's meteoric rise in the 1930s and witness his electrifying performances with the Benny Goodman Orchestra. We see how James formed his own band in 1939, an incubator for many pop music stars of the 1940s and '50s, including Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines, Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest, and Kitty Kallen.
Trumpet Story by
Call Number: ML419.C62 A33 1991
Publication Date: 1991-02-15
Noted jazz trumpeter Coleman here presents his memoirs, translated from a French edition published in 1981. He chronicles his musical experiences from his debut at the Harlem Savoy Ballroom in 1927 to his recording sessions in the 1970s, highlighting his work with such jazz greats as Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, and Sidney Bechet. In a few instances, Coleman departs from his meticulous detailing of musicians, clubs, and concert dates to describe the racism he encountered during his travels thoughout the United States before permanently migrating to France.