|Author:||Peter Wyllie Johnston; Peter Pinne|
A definitive history of a century of musical theatre in Australia, including behind the scenes stories of achievement and disaster, fully illustrated in colour.
Musical theatre has a special place in the hearts of Australians. Whether it is The Boy... read more
|Author:||Alan J. Whiticker|
The Classics is a panorama of films spanning most of the 20th Century. Showcasing the great stars and directors of each era, Retro Film features more than 400 films, and more than 400 images, in its pages. With essential information and important back... read more
For 125 years, Columbia Records has been one of the most vibrant and storied names in pre-recorded sound, nurturing the careers of jazz, blues, rock, and pop legends such as W. C. Handy, Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Mariah Carey, ... read more
The first ever illustrated history of the world's favourite jazz musician. This is the complete history of Miles Davis, the world's most popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader and musical visionary. Constantly creating, Davis defined and then defied genres from bebop and cool jazz to hard bop an... read more
A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life's work and journey, and why he will always matter. When David Bowie died on 10th January ... read more
|Author:||Barney Hoskyns; Mick Rock (Photographer)|
Remembering Starman: Mick Rock's legendary photos of the late artist"Such a privilege to have known and worked with him. A remarkable man and artist. I loved him."--Mick Rock, 2016.A unique tribute from David Bowie's official photographer and creative partner,... read more
|Author:||Michael Paul Stavrou|
What makes Mozart's music so great? Why does a minor chord sound sad and a major chord sound happy? What's the difference between opera and operetta? From Bach to Bernstein, this definitive guide offers a complete survey of the history of classical music. Whether ... read more
It's been said Janis Joplin was second only to Bob Dylan as the 'creator-recorder-embodiment of her generation's mythology'. But how did a middle-class girl from Texas become a '60s countercultural icon?
Janis' parents doted on her and promoted her early talent for art. But the arrival of... read more
A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself--by band members ADROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more.
Formed as a New York City h... read more