Music, History & Criticism
Thirty Jazz Lives in Vancouver by Chris Wong
What I didn’t know [when starting to research and write this book]: I would become full-on, hopelessly obsessed with finding out every arcane detail about the artists gathered in these pages, whether they are living or long gone. Those myriad...
Winnipeg Music Reviews From Artist Redacted to Zrada by Steve Schmolaris
What do reviews of the Winnipeg music scene have in common with crappy advice on growing a garden? The worm. This book’s worm is Steve Schmolaris, a man of discerning taste with over forty-five years of servitude and dedication to Winnipeg music...
The Story of the World's Greatest Violin Forgery by Gerald Gaul
Pay attention to that violin you used in high school. Look closely at the next violin you see at a garage sale. It might be worth millions of dollars. The greatest violin ever made is not in a museum. It might be in your violin case because it...
Old & New by Thomas McCavour
Poems & Songs Old & New is a collection of 120 songs and 55 poems by a writer that clearly adores them. There is a lot of love in the reproduction of so many songs and poems that people remember and appreciate, including such classic songs as,...
The Listener's Guide to Cheap Trick by Robert Lawson
Following the success of his 2016 book Razama-Snaz! The Listener’s Guide to Nazareth, Robert Lawson returns with this meticulous reviewing of every Cheap Trick album, song by song. In his book, Still Competition: The Listener’s Guide to Cheap...