Jazz: The Rough Guide
The Rough Guide to Jazz surpasses all other handbooks with more than 1600 critical biographies, covering the spectrum from the legendary cornettist Buddy Bolden to cool young players of the 1990s like Roy Hargrove and Julian Joseph.
Illustrated throughout with classic jazz shots and album covers, the Rough Guide is a completely revised edition of the acclaimed Essential Guide to Jazz. The authors have updated and expanded all the original entries, added hundreds of new artists, and provided personal recommendations of some three thousand key albums on both CD and vinyl - the ultimate jazz aficionado's collection.
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