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Jazz Makers: Vanguards of Sound

Alyn Shipton - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 263 pages
More than fifty biographical profiles cover the lives and accomplishments of pioneering and contemporary jazz greats, including such performers as Louis Armstrong, Wynton ...
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Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Alyn Shipton - Social Science - 2010 - 304 pages
Clad in white tie and tails, dancing and scatting his way through the "Hi-de-ho" chorus of "Minnie the Moocher," Cab Calloway exuded a sly charm and sophistication that ...
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The History of Jazz

Ted Gioia - Music - 2011 - 452 pages
Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up ...
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Gary Giddins, Scott Knowles DeVeaux - Music - 2009 - 704 pages
A respected critic presents an intellectual history of jazz that explains the origins of the genre within a context of America culture, covering everything from the styles that ...
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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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The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History

James Lincoln Collier - Music - 1978 - 543 pages
Explores the lives and contributions of more than one hundred major jazz musicians as well as describing the major styles and stages marking the development of jazz from ...
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Fats Waller

Alyn Shipton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 194 pages
Annotation. Fats Waller (1904-1943) was an outsize man in all respects: five feet eleven inches tall, he weighed 285 pounds. He was the greatest of the Harlem "stride" pianists ...
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Alyn Shipton - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1993 - 32 pages
Text and pictures introduce the woodwind family of instruments, such as flutes, saxophones, oboes, bassoons, and their relatives.
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