America's most beloved cabaret artist tells his own story. As a starstruck 20-year-old, Feinstein lit out for L.A., and became the protege, friend, and keeper of the flame for Ira Gershwin--a relationship that propelled him into performing. Here are his thoughts on the Gershwins, as well as explorations of many other artists of the era, from ...Read MoreAmerica's most beloved cabaret artist tells his own story. As a starstruck 20-year-old, Feinstein lit out for L.A., and became the protege, friend, and keeper of the flame for Ira Gershwin--a relationship that propelled him into performing. Here are his thoughts on the Gershwins, as well as explorations of many other artists of the era, from Berlin to Porter. Photos.Read Less
Fine in fine dust jacket. Entirely AS NEW. No marks, no bumps, no creases. Binding is tight and crisp to open. Probably never read. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Composers & Musicians; Feinstein, Michael; History & Criticism; Music; Non-Fiction; Popular music; Singers; United States
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author(s) 9.5" x 6.25" [D-Mus]. Signed and dated by the author and inscribed to prior owner on the half-title page. 406 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, bound in boards with dust jacket. Moderate shelf-wear: boards and jacket have discoloration to top edge.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed. First Edition. Inscribed by author! First Edition / First Printing as identified with "1" in the full number line. Some shelf wear on dust jacket. Clean copy Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
34 b/w Photographs / Plates; Few b/w Decorations (including title page) Near Fine in J Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall (tall) Slight rubbing to jacket; previous owner's ink inscription on front free endpaper; else a near fine copy internally. , 406 pages + plates. Autobiographical reflections of the noted pre-"American Idol" interpreter of popular song; "...spirited, witty, enormously entertaining book about his love affair with Tin Pan Alley" (jacket front flyleaf). Includes bibliographical references and index. Signed by Feinstein in black ink on half-title page. Signed: I Signed by Author.
Fine in very good dust jacket. Hyperion, New York, NY, 1995. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Fine/VG+, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 401pgs(Index). 1/2" DJ tear bottom front fore-edge corner, o.w. clean, tight & bright. No ink names, chips, foxing etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 0786860936 SIGNED by author on special label on Half Title Page. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author 406pp incl index clean tight bright a notice from Feinsteins fan club to a member tipped in. Inscribed and signed to the member-not on a bookplate-on the half title dated 1995 "this book not only chronicles Feinstein's appreciation of the Gershwins, but also of Cole Porter, Harry Warren, Sami Cahn, etc in volume of anecdotes about every major figure in American musical theatre and cabaret, with a firm grounding in the art of songwriting itself" Unclipped dj has a hint of edging at top corner.
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