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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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Groovin' High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie

Alyn Shipton - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 432 pages
Dizzy Gillespie was one of the most important and best-loved musicians in jazz history. With his horn-rimmed glasses, goatee, jive talk, and upraised trumpet bell, he was the ...
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The History of Jazz

Ted Gioia - Music - 2011 - 452 pages
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Jazz

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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A Concise History of Jazz

JOHN ROBERT BROWN - Music - 2010 - 228 pages
John Robert Brown presents an enthusiastic and authoritative account of a century of jazz. Written in a clear and engaging style by a well-known British author and jazz ...
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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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