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The history of jazz.

Author: Gunther Schuller
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1986-1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second volume of Schuller's comprehensive history of jazz covers the crucial era which saw the rise of big band swing and the transition to the more avant-garde bop style which revolutionized  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunther Schuller
ISBN: 0195000978 9780195000979 0195040430 9780195040432 019504312X 9780195043129 9780195071405 0195071409
OCLC Number: 123212609
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 2 volumes : map, music 21 cm
Contents: v. 1. Early jazz: its roots and musical development --
v. 2. The Swing era: The development of jazz.

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