Introduction to Jazz History

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Prentice-Hall, 1984 - Jazz - 259 pages
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This classic chronological survey of jazz history brings the various historical styles to life by exploring them through the lives of the musicians and a study of their recordings. KEY TOPICS An eight-part organization covers THE BLUES;PIANO STYLES--1890-1940; NEW ORLEANS JAZZ AND DIXIELAND--1910-1940; SWING--1934-1945; BEBOP--1943-1960; THIRD STREAM, COOL, AND BEYOND--1949-; FREE JAZZ--1960-; and JAZZ/ROCK FUSION--1968- . For jazz lovers.

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The Roots of Jazz
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King
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Lewis
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