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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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Fats Waller

Alyn Shipton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 194 pages
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The History of Jazz

Ted Gioia - Music - 2011 - 452 pages
Ted Gioia's 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 ...
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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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A Concise History of Jazz

John Robert Brown - Music - 2004 - 228 pages
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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: 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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