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Growing up with jazz : twenty-four musicians talk about their lives and careers

Author: W Royal Stokes
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Growing Up With Jazz, W. Royal Stokes has interviewed twenty-four instrumentalists and singers who talk candidly about the early influences that started them on the road to jazz and where that road has taken them.".
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Royal Stokes
ISBN: 0195159276 9780195159271
OCLC Number: 56011443
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Keepers of the flame --
Modernists --
Visionaries and eclectics.
Responsibility: W. Royal Stokes.
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Focusing on how these figures became jazz musicians, this volume discusses the two most prominent US jazz musicians: the influential bop drummer Art Blakely and the famous jazz pianist and  Read more...

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