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The biographical encyclopedia of jazz

Author: Leonard Feather; Ira Gitler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers more than 3,300 entries covering musicians such as Louis Armstrong, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Thelonious Monk, and Wynton Marsalis.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Discographies
Discography
Biobibliographie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Feather; Ira Gitler
ISBN: 9780195320008 019532000X
OCLC Number: 123233012
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback"--Title page verso.
Originally published : Oxford University Press, ©1999.
"This book is based in part on Leonard Feather's Encyclopedia of jazz, The new encyclopedia of jazz, The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties, and on a subsequent work by Mr. Feather and Ira Gitler, The encyclopedia of jazz in the seventies"--Page ix.
Description: xx, 718 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Leonard Feather and Ira Gitler, with the assistance of Swing journal, Tokyo.
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Feather and Gitler have left no stone unturned in their quest for accurate, detailed information on the careers of 3,300 jazz musicians from around the world. Arranged alphabetically, each entry of  Read more...

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