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In the Studio with Michael Jackson

Author : Bruce Swedien,Michael Jackson
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Page : 228 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 2009
Category : Music
ISBN : 1423464958

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In the Studio with Michael Jackson by Bruce Swedien,Michael Jackson Pdf

Recounts the author's career as an award-winning recording engineer and highlights his work with Michael Jackson on his most influential albums.

MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson

Author : Steve Knopper
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 448 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2016-06-28
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781476730387

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MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson by Steve Knopper Pdf

A veteran music reporter offers a sweeping and vivid portrait of the King of Pop, from his first on-stage appearance at a local talent show in 1965, to his record-breaking album sales, Grammy awards, dance moves and years of scandal and controversy. --Publisher's description.

Growing Up African in Australia

Author : Maxine Beneba Clarke
Publisher : Black Inc.
Page : 288 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2019-04-02
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN : 9781743820872

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Growing Up African in Australia by Maxine Beneba Clarke Pdf

I was born in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. My dad was a freedom fighter, waging war for an independent state: South Sudan. We lived in a small country town, in the deep south of Western Australia. I never knew black people could be Muslim until I met my North African friends. My mum and my dad courted illegally under the Apartheid regime. My first impression of Australia was a housing commission in the north of Tasmania. Somalis use this term, “Dhaqan Celis”. “Dhaqan” means culture and “Celis” means return. Learning to kick a football in a suburban schoolyard. Finding your feet as a young black dancer. Discovering your grandfather’s poetry. Meeting Nelson Mandela at your local church. Facing racism from those who should protect you. Dreading a visit to the hairdresser. House- hopping across the suburbs. Being too black. Not being black enough. Singing to find your soul, and then losing yourself again. Welcome to African Australia. Compiled by award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke, with curatorial assistance from writers Ahmed Yussuf and Magan Magan, this anthology brings together voices from the regions of Africa and the African diaspora, including the Caribbean and the Americas. Told with passion, power and poise, these are the stories of African-diaspora Australians. Contributors include Faustina Agolley, Santilla Chingaipe, Carly Findlay, Khalid Warsame, Nyadol Nyuon, Tariro Mavondo and many, many more. ‘A deeply moving and unforgettable read – there is something to learn from each page. FOUR AND A HALF STARS’ —Books+Publishing ‘A complex tapestry of stories specific in every thread and illuminating as a whole ... The wonderful strength of this anthology lies in the easily understood and the never imagined.’ —Readings ‘In the face of structural barriers to health care, education, housing and employment, the narratives in Growing Up African are tempered with stories of deep courage, hope, resilience and endurance.’ —The Conversation ‘Growing Up African in Australia is almost painfully timely. It speaks to the richness of a diaspora that is all too often deprived of its nuances ... Lively, moving, and often deeply affecting, it is an absolute must-read. FOUR AND A HALF STARS’ —The AU Review

My Family, the Jacksons

Author : Katherine Jackson,Rich Wiseman
Publisher : St Martins Press
Page : 226 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 1990
Category : Music
ISBN : 0312923503

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My Family, the Jacksons by Katherine Jackson,Rich Wiseman Pdf

The matriarch of the Jacksons reveals the story of the Jackson family, discussing Michael's stardom, Janet's rise to the top, LaToya's appearance in "Playboy," and the story of the Jackson 5

Who's Not Who

Author : Bea Fogelman
Publisher : iUniverse
Page : 346 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 2000-07
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780595002092

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Who's Not Who by Bea Fogelman Pdf

Who’s Not Who by Bea Fogelman is a creative work that presents the author’s presentation of performers, agents, producers and a wide array of the people behind the curtain who create the World of Celebrity Impersonations./p Closely following her original books of CopyCats, this sequel, Who’s Not Who answers the demand of their fans who have sought to learn more enlightening facts about this aspect of show business. How the performers came to emulate a particular star and how their talents are used on stage, movies and television. This book introduces the people who present the Celebrity Impersonator to their audiences; they are the agents, producers, musicians, promotion and others behind the curtain. She provides an accessible glimpse into the lives of these talented individuals including a diverse assortment of photographs, offering a rich overview of a distinctive subject. If you have ever seen a show with Celebrity Impersonators, you will love this book.

Michael Jackson

Author : Shawn Henning
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 239 pages
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Release : 2010-06-17
Category : Literary Collections
ISBN : 9781496911278

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Michael Jackson by Shawn Henning Pdf

Shawn Hennings new book is a powerful and overwhelming tribute and legacy to Michael Jackson. In one book, hes collected love letters, reflections, eulogies, poems, essays and drawings from people throughout the world who have a special appreciation for the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. I was particularly impressed at the diversity of material, from so many different countries and cultures all of it heartfelt and illuminating. In We Love You More, we learn about the many different ways that Michael Jackson affected people from all walks of life. The participants talk about how Michaels music, creativity and pubic example affected their lives and helped them to be better people. The contributions are a wonderful cathartic output to help to come to terms with the loss of Michaels huge talent. They will not only comfort those who have written them, but those who read them. People will learn about the experiences they have in common, with people throughout the world, who followed Michaels career, his music, his good deeds and the example he set for this generation and generations to come. The book will also be of comfort to Michaels own family. They will see that the spirit of Michael will continue in people everywhere and in many ways and for many reasons. Its also fascinating to learn what people have to say about different songs and what they meant to their lives. Im impressed by the diverse elements in the book from eulogies, to memories to poems and beautiful drawings and paintings and even photo montages at the end. Mr. Henning youve done a wonderful service to the Michael Jackson fan community and I commend you. Sincerely yours, Larry Nimmer

Rock Music, Authority and Western Culture, 1964-1980

Author : James A. Cosby
Publisher : McFarland
Page : 297 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2024-02-07
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781476693699

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Rock Music, Authority and Western Culture, 1964-1980 by James A. Cosby Pdf

The history of rock and roll music can be seen in a long arc of Western civilization's struggle for both greater individual expression and societal stability. In the 1960s, the West's relationship with authority ruptured, in part due to the rock revolution. The lessons and implications of this era have yet to be fully grasped. This book examines the key artists, music, and events of the classic rock era--defined here as 1964 to 1980--through a virtual psychoanalysis of the West. Over these years, important truths unfold in the stories of British Invaders, hippies, proto-punks, and more, as well as topics to include drugs, primal scream therapy, the occult, spirituality, and disco and its detractors, to name just a few. Through a narrative that is equal parts entertaining, scholarly, and even spiritual, readers will gain a greater appreciation for rock music, better understand the confusing world we live in today, and see how greater individuality and social stability may be better reconciled moving forward.

Commercial Dance

Author : Anthony R. Trahearn
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Page : 279 pages
File Size : 44,9 Mb
Release : 2023-09-29
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9781000952407

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Commercial Dance by Anthony R. Trahearn Pdf

This is an exploration of the vital and rapidly evolving world of Commercial Dance, tracing the evolution and merging of Hip-Hop, Club and Jazz dance styles from the music videos of the early 1980s, to today's huge influence on pop music and dance in a multi-media culture. Chapters including ‘Iconic Moments’ and ‘Main Movers’ contextualise and analyse culturally significant works and choreographers. With direct contributions from an international array of industry leading dancers, choreographers and creatives - including JaQuel Knight (Beyonce’s choreographer), Rich + Tone Talauega (Madonna & Michael Jackson collaborators), Rebbi Rosie (Rihanna’s dancer), Dean Lee (Janet Jackson’s choreographer) and Kiel Tutin (BLACKPINK’s choreographer) - this book shines a light on the creatives in the Commercial Dance industry who have made significant impacts, not just on the world of dance but on popular culture itself. Chapters discussing dance history, copyright law, inclusivity and dance class culture as well as additional contributions from dance scholars enable this book to give credence to Commercial Dance as a legitimate academic area of study. This is a complete and comprehensive textbook for all dance students at any level of study on college, university or conservatory courses.

Fat Girls Don’t Dance

Author : Maria Ferguson
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Page : 75 pages
File Size : 43,8 Mb
Release : 2017-03-03
Category : Drama
ISBN : 9781786821287

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Fat Girls Don’t Dance by Maria Ferguson Pdf

Blending theatre, storytelling and killer moves, spoken word artist Maria Ferguson explores her relationship with the F-word (food) with the help of her first love (dance). Questioning how we all look at size, Fat Girls Don't Dance takes us in to the world of performance, where three meals a day is up for compromise and skinny sells well. NB: There will be cake

Journey to Love, Return to Light

Author : Ali Mills
Publisher : Balboa Press
Page : 107 pages
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Release : 2020-09-25
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781982254506

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Journey to Love, Return to Light by Ali Mills Pdf

After 11 years of experiencing excruciating back pain, hundreds of hours visiting doctors and physical therapists, and thousands of dollars, Ali found the magic wand to fix her pain. Or so she thought. What began as a delightful three weeks of experiencing “no pain,” turned into a mystical journey of thawing the proverbial iceberg.

L. I. F. E.

Author : Emelda R.N. Phillip
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 93 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2012-02-21
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781468547214

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L. I. F. E. by Emelda R.N. Phillip Pdf

This book entails ten chapters that timeline various events, memories, trials, issues, drama, happy times and spiritual development. It depicts the defining relationship between the author and her family, community and relationship with God. It unfolds secrets, family drama, financial hardships, spiritual growth and a promising future. For I know the thoughts that I think towards you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and hope. Jeremiah 29:11

Michael Jackson FAQ

Author : Kit O'Toole
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Page : 503 pages
File Size : 52,8 Mb
Release : 2015-10-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781495045981

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Michael Jackson FAQ by Kit O'Toole Pdf

(FAQ). Michael Jackson may be the King of Pop, but his influence extends much further. From his childhood years with the Jackson 5 through his astonishing solo career, he consistently broke sales records, pioneered the modern music video, and infused dance into rock and pop. While his life story has been well chronicled, Michael Jackson FAQ explores the stories behind his achievements. Did he play any instruments? How much of his own music did he compose? Who were his greatest influences in both music and dance? His art is his legacy, and Michael Jackson FAQ takes an in-depth look at Jackson's work with the Jackson 5 and the Jacksons in addition to his solo catalog. Learn why current artists such as Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, and countless boy bands still emulate his sound, look, and showmanship. Questions are tackled such as whether Off the Wall or Thriller better stands the test of time. From his childhood in Gary, Indiana, through the posthumous albums, this book covers lesser-known but important stories such as how Jackson influenced disco and hip-hop, how his singing style transitioned from childhood to adulthood, and how he learned to moonwalk.

Bless Me Until You’Re Satisfied

Author : Joseph Harris
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 436 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2015-03-17
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781496974952

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Bless Me Until You’Re Satisfied by Joseph Harris Pdf

Bless Me until You’re Satisfied offers itself as a guide to the Scriptures’ witness to the abundant blessings God desires to pour out into the lives of all who follow Him in faith. By drawing upon his ministry as a pastor and his work in a counseling center dedicated to transforming the lives of at-risk youths, Joseph Harris lifts up the overwhelming power of God’s blessings in the face of life’s challenges and adversities. Each chapter of Bless Me until You’re Satisfied typically begins with a passage from the Bible, followed by a “bless me” statement, which draws out the theme of the passage and applies it to daily life. The balance of each chapter then delves into the riches of God’s blessings and traces the chapter’s theme as it appears throughout the whole of the Scriptures. Life sometimes weighs us down with worries. Other times we burden ourselves with the bad choices we make. If you feel like you are dragging around a great load, then Bless Me until You’re Satisfied can help you. It reveals God’s answer to your prayers for assistance; it describes the riches of His blessings; it leads you to ask Him to bless you until He is satisfied and you are made whole.

How to Analyze the Music of Michael Jackson

Author : Jennifer Joline Anderson
Publisher : ABDO
Page : 114 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2011-08-01
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9781617830914

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How to Analyze the Music of Michael Jackson by Jennifer Joline Anderson Pdf

This title explores the creative works of famous musician Michael Jackson. Music analyzed includes, Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory, and Invincible. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Jackson. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Envisioning Dance on Film and Video

Author : Judy Mitoma,ELIZABETH ZIMMER,Dale Ann Stieber
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 369 pages
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Release : 2013-10-18
Category : Music
ISBN : 9781135376444

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Envisioning Dance on Film and Video by Judy Mitoma,ELIZABETH ZIMMER,Dale Ann Stieber Pdf

Virtually everyone working in dance today uses electronic media technology. Envisioning Dance on Film and Video chronicles this 100-year history and gives readers new insight on how dance creatively exploits the art and craft of film and video. In fifty-three essays, choreographers, filmmakers, critics and collaborating artists explore all aspects of the process of rendering a three-dimensional art form in two-dimensional electronic media. Many of these essays are illustrated by ninety-three photographs and a two-hour DVD (40 video excerpts). A project of UCLA – Center for Intercultural Performance, made possible through The Pew Charitable Trusts (