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The first book of jazz

Author: Langston Hughes; Cliff Roberts; David Martin, (Music specialist)
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, ©1955.
Series: First books, 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to jazz for young readers, focusing on its historical development and its most famous performers.
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Genre/Form: Jazz
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
First book of jazz.
New York : Franklin Watts, ©1955
(OCoLC)592972519
Online version:
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
First book of jazz.
New York : Franklin Watts, ©1955
(OCoLC)609340564
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Langston Hughes; Cliff Roberts; David Martin, (Music specialist)
OCLC Number: 617655
Notes: Issued in dust-jacket
Illustrated lining papers
Series statement inferred by title statement; volume number designation also inferred
Description: 65 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Just for Fun --
African Drums --
Old New Orleans --
Work Songs --
Jubilees --
Golden Slippers --
The Blues --
Ragtime --
Boogie-Woogie --
Singing Trumpets --
Louis Armstrong --
The Birth of Jazz --
Improvising --
Syncopation --
Chicago and New York --
What is Jazz? --
Ten Basic Elements of Jazz --
Jazz Instruments --
Swing Music --
Bebop --
Famous Jazz Musicians --
Suggested Records for Study --
100 of My Favorite Recordings.
Series Title: First books, 58.
Responsibility: by Langston Hughes ; pictures by Cliff Roberts ; music selected by David Martin.

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An introduction to jazz for young readers, focusing on its historical development and its most famous performers.

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