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Michael Corcoran
cloth / 978-1-57441-668-8 / $29.95
paper / 978-1-57441-710-4 / $19.95
A lavishly illustrated collection of forty-two profiles of Texas music pioneers, most underrated or overlooked, All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music covers the musical landscape of ... More
Kenneth W. Hart
cloth / 978-1-57441-567-4 / $24.95 s
After earning his theology degree from Union Seminary in New York, Lloyd Pfautsch (1921–2003) found his true calling in church music. He was invited to Southern Methodist University ... More
Robert Earl Hardy
paper / 978-1-57441-285-7 / $14.95
 This is the first serious biography of a man widely considered one of Texas’—and America’s—greatest songwriters. Like Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Townes Van ... More

Stephen Gamble and William Lynch

cloth / 978-1-57441-307-6 / $29.95
The British horn player Dennis Brain (1921–1957) is commonly described by such statements as “the greatest horn player of the 20th Century,” "a genius,” and "a legend." He was both ... More
By Helene LaFaro-Fernández
Foreword by Don Thompson
Introduction by Gene Lees
paper / 978-1-57441-575-9 / $18.95
Winner of the Best Book of 2009, Jazz Division, sponsored by AllAboutJazz-New York, 2009.
Selected for "The Best of the Best" from University Presses, ALA Conference, 2010.


Brian A. Shook

Foreword by Wynton Marsalis

cloth / 978-1-57441-306-9 / $24.95
William Vacchiano (1912–2005) was principal trumpet with the New York Philharmonic from 1942 to 1973, and taught at Juilliard, the Manhattan School of Music, the Mannes College of ... More
By Sybil Rosen
paper / 978-1-57441-676-3 / $19.95
Now an Independent Film

With a new Foreword by Ethan Hawke, Director of BLAZE
With a new Afterword by the author

Living in the Woods

By Vince Bell
paper / 978-1-57441-267-3 / $14.95
Texas singer/songwriter Vince Bell’s story begins in the 1970s. Following the likes of Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Bell and his contemporaries Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, and ... More
Dean Alger
cloth / 978-1-57441-546-9 / $24.95
Lonnie Johnson (1894–1970) was a virtuoso guitarist who influenced generations of musicians from Django Reinhardt to Eric Clapton to Bill Wyman and especially B. B. King. Born in ... More
Michael Sparke
paper / 978-1-57441-325-0 / $14.95
Stan Kenton (1911–1979) formed his first full orchestra in 1940 and soon drew record-breaking crowds to hear and dance to his exciting sound. He continued to tour and ... More