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Giants of jazz

Author: Studs Terkel; Milly Hawk Daniel
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. ed.View all editions and formats
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Brief biographies of thirteen jazz musicians who have made major contributions to the development of this form of music.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel; Milly Hawk Daniel
ISBN: 0690009984 9780690009989
OCLC Number: 1527625
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Joe Oliver, the king --
Louis Armstrong, Ambassador of jazz --
Bessie Smith, empress of the blues --
Bix [Beiderbecke], young man with a horn --
Fats Waller, the laughing genius --
Duke Ellington, sounds of life --
Benny Goodman, king of swing --
Count Basie: "Jump for joy" --
Billie Holiday: "God bless the child" --
Woody Herman, leader of the herd --
Dizzy Gillespie, explorer of new sounds --
Charlie Parker, Yardbird --
John Coltrane: the search continues --
Jazz is the music of many.
Responsibility: by Studs Terkel.

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Brief biographies of thirteen jazz musicians who have made major contributions to the development of this form of music.

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