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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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Jazz: The First Century

John E. Hasse - Music - 2000 - 246 pages
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Jazz: a history of America's music

Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns - History - 2000 - 489 pages
Text and photographs reveal the history of jazz and celebrate the contributions of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, and other artists.
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Visions of Jazz: The First Century

Gary Giddins - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 690 pages
An outstanding voice in the field, the jazz critic for The Village Voice leads readers through the first century of the music in a voluminous, expert account of the great jazz ...
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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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Black beauty, white heat: a pictorial history of classic jazz, 1920-1950

Frank Driggs, Harris Lewine - Music - 1982 - 360 pages
An outline of the development of jazz is accompanied by photographs of musicians ranging from Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet to Charlie Parker and Miles Davis
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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from ...

Robert Gottlieb - Music - 1999 - 1068 pages
Compiles autobiographical sketches, profiles, and criticism by and about jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane
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Jazz Anecdotes

Bill Crow - Music - 1990 - 350 pages
Featuring anecdotes from the world of jazz, a collection of stories about the rewards and drawbacks of a musician's life features Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington ...
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Essential Dictionary of Music: Definitions, Composers, Theory, Instrument ...

Lindsey C. Harnsberger - Music - 1996 - 336 pages
A useful collection of definitions, composers and theory. This pocket-sized reference book includes a broad range of important information, from basic principles of theory and ...
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The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz

Loren Schoenberg - Music - 2002 - 285 pages
Includes a concise history of jazz music, entries on noteworthy composers and musicians, listings of classic songs and compositions, a dictionary of jazz terminology, and a ...
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