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Visions of Jazz: The First Century

Gary Giddins - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 704 pages
Poised to become a classic of jazz literature, Visions of Jazz: The First Century offers seventy-nine chapters illuminating the lives of virtually all the major figures in jazz ...
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Weather Bird : Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century: Jazz at the Dawn of ...

Gary Giddins - Literary Collections - 2004 - 656 pages
Gary Giddins's magnificent book Visions of Jazz has been hailed as a landmark in music criticism. Jonathan Yardley in The Washington Post called it "the definitive compendium ...
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Rhythm-a-ning: Jazz Tradition and Innovation in the '80s

Gary Giddins - Music - 1985 - 299 pages
In a companion to his collections Riding on a Blue Note and Faces in the Crowd, Gary Giddins has assembled a mosaic of pieces that provide an essential guide to the jazz world ...
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The Birth of Bebop: A Social and Musical History

Scott Knowles DeVeaux - Music - 1997 - 572 pages
Chronicles the social and musical factors that culminated in the birth of bebop
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JAZZ

Brian Harker - Music - 2005 - 358 pages
Jazz in the Twentieth Century places jazz music within its rich historical and cultural context. The book explains how and why jazz evolved as it did, as it emphasizes ...
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Faces in the Crowd: Musicians, Writers, Actors & Filmmakers

Gary Giddins - Art - 1996 - 278 pages
Thirty-seven profiles of major figures in the culture of our century.
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Jazz

John Fordham - Jazz - 1999 - 216 pages
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