Books tagged: Individual Composer & Musician

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Life In Technicolor: A Celebration of Coldplay

By Debs Wild & Malcom Croft


Coldplay’s unique sound has captured the hearts of the world time and time again. From melancholic, thoughtful melodies to energetic thumping bass lines, Coldplay’s musical range is a large part of their popularity, allowing them to appeal to all manner of fans, from young ... Read more

Nowhere with You

By Josh O'Kane

A celebration of a beloved Canadian icon, featuring dozens of original interviews and exclusive photos

Joel Plaskett has earned an awful lot of honourifics in his career so far, counting folk hero, indie darling, and national treasure among them. And that’s just since the Halifax ... Read more

Paul Bley

By Arrigo Cappelletti
Translated by Gregory Burk
Introduction by Franco Fayenz

Arrigo Cappelletti retraces the life one of the most complex and mysterious personalities in the history of jazz. Paul Bley, born in Montreal in 1932, is one of the most important exponents of jazz of the last 50 years. He occupies, among the pantheon of jazz giants, an eccentric ... Read more


By James Reaney
Edited by John Beckwith

The late James Reaney remains one of Canada's favourite poets and playwrights; at the intersection of his dramatic and poetic talents is Scripts, a collection of musical writings. There are nine complete works here, including the chamber opera Night-blooming Cereus, the poetry/music ... Read more

Sticking It Out

By Patti Niemi


“A shattered-mirror insight into the bizarre world of hitting things with sticks. ” — Neil Peart, bestselling author, lyricist and drummer for Rush

“By turns reflective and dramatic, poignant and hilarious, Sticking It Out offers an irresistible portrait of the artist ... Read more

Ted Templeman

By Templeman Ted
With Greg Renoff


Crafting smash hits with Van Halen, The Doobie Brothers, Nicolette Larson, and Van Morrison, legendary music producer Ted Templeman changed the course of rock history

This autobiography (as told to Greg Renoff) recounts Templeman’s remarkable life from child jazz phenom in ... Read more

The Bob Dylan Albums

By Anthony Varesi

Bob Dylan has created a body of work unparalleled in popular music. As a songwriter and as a singer, Dylan expanded the boundaries for song. In this substantially revised and updated second edition of The Bob Dylan Albums, Anthony Varesi analyzes the massive Dylan canon through ... Read more

The Never-Ending Present

By Michael Barclay


The #1 National Bestseller

Shortlisted for the 2019 Speaker’s Book Award

Nominated for the 2019 Heritage Toronto Book Award

“Barclay combines his admiration of the band with his knowledge of the music industry to make a clever, touching, and very informative book that may ... Read more