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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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Weather Bird: Jazz at the Dawn of Its Second Century

Gary Giddins - Music - 2004 - 656 pages
Gary Giddins's Weather Bird is a brilliant companion volume to his landmark in music criticism, Visions of Jazz, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism ...
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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 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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A moment's notice: portraits of American jazz musicians

Carol Friedman, Gary Giddins - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 130 pages
Offers portraits and brief profiles of sixty-five top American jazz artists including Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Cedar Walton ...
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