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The Jesse Crawford Intermediate Hammond Organ Course In the Popular Music Style for Pianists
Crawford, Jesse
Jesse Crawford Organ Publications
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Notes: Very Good 9 1/2" x 11 1/4" black leatherette over boards, gilt lettering to cover faded to pale yellow and green, spiralbound to lay flat, bumping to tips, some bumping to top and bottom of spine, some light toning to pages, but uniformly, pg 85 and 86 show trace rust stain from a removed deteriorated paperclip, some pages creased at fore-edge corners, else clean, securely bound and unmarked throughout. 104pp. including a Preface by Jesse Crawford, Lessons numbered I-XV with an Addenda, 18 Original Compositions by Jesse Crawford, a Catalogue of Additional Arrangements, Catalogue of Jesse Crawford's Hammond Organ Solos and a Catalogue of Jesse Crawford's Pipe Organ Solos. Jesse Crawford (1895-1962) was a celebrated theater and pipe organist who sailed to notoriety in the silent movie era. He was also a popular recording artist and in the 1940s began authoring instruction books. This is a scarce first edition copy of a complete intermediate course by one of history's most prolific and accomplished film and theater organists.