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Early jazz : its roots and musical development

Author: Gunther Schuller
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1986, ©1968.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunther Schuller
ISBN: 0195040430 9780195040432
OCLC Number: 13331781
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 401 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. The Origins 3 --
2. The Beginnings 63 --
3. The First Great Soloist 89 --
4. The First Great Composer 134 --
5. Virtuoso Performers of the Twenties 175 --
6. The Big Bands 242 --
7. The Ellington Style: Its Origins and Early Development 318 --
Appendix Interview with George Morrison 359.
Responsibility: Gunther Schuller.
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'Here at last is the definitive work...clear, thorough, objective, sophisticated, original. A remarkable book by any standard, it is unparalleled in the literature of jazz.' New York Times Book Read more...

 
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