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MSEL Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level; enrolled course users: for a complete list of streaming videos and readings, see
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1. Billie Holiday Book , Print in English
2. Billie Holiday: the musician and the myth Book , Print in English
John Szwed. 2015 .

Szwed, John F., 1936-

"Drawing on a vast amount of new material that has surfaced in the last decade, ... jazz writer John Szwed considers how [Holiday's] life inflected her art, her influences, her uncanny voice and rhythmic genius, a number of her signature songs, and her legacy"
Angela Y. Davis. 1999 .

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

"Jazz, it is widely accepted, is the signal original American contribution to world culture. Angela Davis shows us how the roots of that form in the blues must be viewed not only as a musical tradition but as a life-sustaining vehicle for an alternative black working-class…
4. The complete Billie Holiday on Verve, 1945-1959 Musical Recording , CD in English
Billie Holiday. 1945 .

Disc 1. Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts, 1945-1947 & 1952 Los Angeles studios session. Body and soul (3:24) -- Strange fruit (2:56) -- I cried for you (2:18) -- Fine and mellow (3:51) -- He's funny that way (3:17) -- The man I love (3:04)…
  • Friedheim -- Compact Discs
    CD 3928 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • v.1-3,booklet
5. The corner Video/Film , DVD in English
Blown Deadline Productions, Knee Deep Productions, a presentation of Home Box Office ;… 2000 .

Chronicles a year in the lives of 15-year-old DeAndre McCullough, his mother Fran and father Gary, along with their friends, enemies, and neighbors. Ever present in their world is illicit drugs-- heroin and cocaine-- the need that fuels the business, and the business that fuels…
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.M45 C67647 2003 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-2
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.M45 C67647 2003 c. 2
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-2
edited by Venetria K. Patton and Maureen Honey. 2001 .

Brings together a comprehensive selection of texts from the Harlem Renaissance-a key period in the literary and cultural history of the United States. Offers a unique, balanced collection of writers--men and women, gay and straight, familiar and obscure. Arranged by author,…
7. Going to meet the man Book , Print in English
by James Baldwin. 1965 .

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.

The rockpile.--The outing.--The man child.--Previous condition.--Sonny's blues.--This morning, this evening, so soon.--Come out the wilderness.--Going to meet the man.
as told to Albert Murray ; introduction by Dan Morgenstern. 2016 .

Basie, Count, 1904-1984,

9. The heart of a woman Book , Print in English
Maya Angelou. 1993 .

Angelou, Maya.

10. The heart of a woman Book , Print in English
Maya Angelou. 1981 .

Angelou, Maya.

This fourth autobiographical work by Maya Angelou tells of her entry into New York's circle of black artists and writers, her involvement in the civil rights movement, and changes in her personal life.
Farah Jasmine Griffin. 2002 .

Griffin, Farah Jasmine.

Stanley Crouch. 2013 .

Crouch, Stanley,

The first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century. Charlie Parker personified the tortured American artist: a revolutionary performer who used his alto saxophone to create a new music known as bebop…
13. Lady Day: the complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944 Musical Recording , CD in English
1933 .
The song selections on this 10-CD set are programmed in chronological order, from her first commercial recording in 1933 to the last 78 RPM side she cut for Columbia Records in 1942. These 153 tracks are contained in CDs 1 through 7. A further 77 tracks will be found on CDs 7…
  • Friedheim -- Compact Discs
    CD 3929 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • v.1-2
[Billie Holiday with William Dufty]. 1956 .

Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.

Fine and mellow / Deborah Cox -- Them there eyes / Erin Boheme and Gerald Albright -- Strange fruit / Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds -- Good morning heartache / Renee Olstead -- Body and soul / Patti Austin, Dave Koz, Luis Conte -- Ain't nobody's business if I do / A.J. Croce…
16. Masters of American music Video/Film , DVD in English
1986 .
Traces the lives and works of great innovators in jazz, including Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, and Thelonius Monk, through conversations, performance footage, photographs, and interviews.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1992.77 .M378 2011 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • v. 1- 5 in 5 containers
Antero Pietila. 2010 .

Pietila, Antero, 1943-

Preface: Harlem on my mind -- pt. 1. 1910-1944 : a White man's city -- 1910 -- Good government -- Race science -- Segregation by collusion -- Mapping bigotry -- The good war -- pt. 2. 1944-1968 : Blacks next door -- Crossing Fulton Avenue -- Covenants crumble…
  • Eisenhower B Level
    F189.B19 A285 2010 c. 1
  • Medical Archives Reference - Mt. Washington, McAuley Bldg., Suite 235
    F189.B1 A285 2010 c. 1
  • Institute of the History of Medicine Reserve Books - Rare Book Room, 3rd Fl. Welch Library
    F189.B19 A285 2010 c. 1
19. Pops: a life of Louis Armstrong Book , Print in English
Terry Teachout. 2010 .

Teachout, Terry.

Draws on previously unavailable sources, including hundreds of private recordings made throughout the second half of Armstrong's life, to assess his artistic achievements and personal life.
21. Shadow and act Book , Print in English
1. The seer and the seen: The same pain, the same pleasure: an interview -- Twentieth-century fiction and the black mask of humanity -- Change the joke and slip the yoke -- Stephen Crane and the mainstream of American fiction -- Richard Wright's blues -- Beating that boy…
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    PS153.N5 E4 1964 c. 1
23. Song hit stories Video/Film , VHS in English
1994 .
Musical shorts featuring some of the best known works of Afro-American musicians.
  • Libraries Service Center
    Video A5577 c. 1
24. The sound of jazz Video/Film , DVD in English
1957 .
An episode from the "Seven Lively Arts" CBS television series featuring jazz greats in concert. Hosted by John Crosby, this offers some fascinating performances from Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk, and many more.
25. Southern road: poems Book , Print in English
by Sterling A. Brown. Drawings by E. Simms Campbell. With a new introd. by Sterling… 1974 .

Brown, Sterling Allen, 1901-1989.

26. Stomping the blues Book , Print in English
Albert Murray ; produced and art directed by Harris Lewine. 1976 .

Murray, Albert.

The blues as such -- The blues face to face -- The blue devils and the holy ghost -- The blues as music -- Blues music as such -- Singing the blues -- Swinging the blues -- Kansas city four/four and the velocity of celebration -- The blues as dance music -- Folk art and fine art…
by David Margolick ; foreword by Hilton Als. 2000 .

Margolick, David.

This text explores the story of a song that foretold a movement, and the lady who dared to sing it. The authors chronicle its effect on those who experienced it first hand.
28. Strange fruit: the biography of a song Book , Print in English
David Margolick ; foreword by Hilton Als. 2000 .

Margolick, David.

Recorded by jazz legend Billie Holiday in 1939, "Strange Fruit" is considered to be the first significant song of the civil rights movement and the first direct musical assault upon racial lynchings in the South. Originally sung in New York's Cafe Society, these revolutionary…
Julia Blackburn. 2006 .

Blackburn, Julia.

"Few jazz singers have become icons like Billie Holiday. In With Billie, we hear the voices of those people who knew Billie best: piano players and dancers, pimps and junkies, lovers and narcs, producers and critics, each recalling intimate stories of the Billie they knew. What…