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Come Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of NAXOS

Grigorian Classical Music Storein Toronto will host the launch of THE STORY OF NAXOS by Nicolas Soames and celebrate the 25th Anniversary of NAXOS on Monday, September 17 at 5-8 p.m.

Meet KLAUS HEYMANN The Man at the Heart of NAXOS

The Story of NAXOS by Nicolas Soames Price: $39.99 CDN ISBN: 9780749956899 Publisher: HUK Format: Hardcover Pub Date: 9/4/2012

Klaus Heymann will be available for media interviews, and will sign copies of THE STORY OF NAXOS at Grigorian Classical Music Store at 70 Yorkville Ave. at 5:00-8:00 p.m.

If you’re in Toronto, please join us for a Q&A with Klaus Heymann, the fascinating entrepreneur and founder of the leading provider of classical music around the world.

Hope to see you there!

FENDER

THIS YEAR MARKS THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF A MUSIC ICON:

The FENDER TELECASTER

The Stratocaster. The Telecaster. During the quarter-century following World War II, Fender guitars didn’t just make music. They made musical history. Those spectacular years are remembered and celebrated in Fender: The Golden Age 1946-1970, a definitive book (now in a smaller paperback format), which tells the story of the Fender company and the wondrous instruments it created. The culmination of the passion and obsession of three authors who live on both sides of the Atlantic, almost ten years in development, this celebration of Fender’s “golden age,” 1946-1970, includes:

-       Over 250 spectacular photos of Fender guitars, including many of the rarest instruments from private collections

 -      The largest collection of Fender ephemera ever assembled, including every catalog, every price list and Fender Facts newsletter, along with hundreds of advertisements and promotional items.

-       The comprehensive account of Fender’s golden age, from its humble beginnings through its creative heyday, and five years beyond its sale to CBS in 1965.

 A unique look at some of the finest musical instruments ever produced, Fender: The Golden Age will be irresistible to anyone interested in guitars, rock ’n’ roll, or mid-century American collectibles and ephemera. Like the guitars it documents, the book simply brings down the house.

Fender: The Golden Age 1946-1970, By Martin Kelly, Paul Kelly, and Terry Foster; $29.99/287 pages ISBN: 9781844036660

Published by Cassell, an imprint of Octopus Books USA

Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson Book Cover REVEALED!

One of the biggest event books of the Fall is undoubtedly the collaboration between mega-star Lady Gaga and acclaimed fashion photographer Terry Richardson. And today we can reveal the cover of this sure to be gorgeous and controversial collection.  With over 500 never-before-seen photos taken over a 10 month period, this is the first and only official book to be released by Gaga herself. Get ready little monsters, you’re about to gain unprecedented access to Lady Gaga’s tour and her fascinating private life.

 “I didn’t hold anything back. It’s completely unfiltered. Nothing is staged. Terry can get you to do things and he can capture things that no one can ever capture.” —Lady Gaga, Hollywood Reporter

Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson (ISBN: 9781455513895) drops November 22, 2011 from Grand Central Publishing.

Not Your Typical Book Event

Don Pyle is a musician and producer most in the world of punk would envy. The Toronto artist has made a name for himself over the past thirty years by photographing, producing and playing a slew of punk music of the highest calibre (he studied at Runnymede Collegiate Institute and has played with numerous punk bands) that instantly infects die hard fans, new listeners and innocent bystanders.  As a producer he has worked with The Sadies, John Doe, The Two Koreas, Iggy Pop and photographed such iconic artists as Patti Smith, The Ugly, The Curse, Vibrators, The Diodes, The Viletones, The Ramones, Teenage Head, The Clash, David Bowie and Blondie. On May 04, 2011, the man formerly a part of Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet, will debut his book Trouble in the Camera Club: A Photographic Narrative of Toronto’s Punk History 1976-1980 and take us for a spin through his raw, moody, electric photographs of Toronto’s punk past.  Expect the most and prepare for the best when The Ugly take the stage after Liz Worth’s inquisition.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 The Garrison, 1197 Dundas Street West Doors open at 7:00; Event starts at 8:00 Admission is $8.00 or FREE with a book purchase