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Groovin High: The Life of Dizzy Gillespie

Alyn Shipton - Music - 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
Ted Gioias 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-to ...
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A Short History of Jazz

Jazz - 1993 - 318 pages
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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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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 - 2004 - 228 pages
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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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Alyn Shipton - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1994 - 32 pages
Describes various types of percussion instruments--including different drums, xylophones, cymbals, and shakers--discussing how they are played and their use in music around the ...
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