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Jazz

Author: John Fordham
Publisher: London ; New York : D. Kindersley, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An illustrated guide to the world of jazz -- its fascinating history, key instruments and techniques, influential musicians, and landmark recordings.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Scott Joplin; Jelly Roll Morton; Louis Armstrong; Duke Ellington; Lester Young; Count Basie; Miles Davis; Thelonious Monk; Sonny Rollins; Ornette Coleman; Keith Jarrett; Bix Beiderbecke; Sidney Bechet; Coleman Hawkins; Billie Holiday; Charles Mingus; Charlie Parker; Dizzy Gillespie; Art Blakey; John Coltrane
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fordham
ISBN: 1564582981 9781564582980 0751300500 9780751300505
OCLC Number: 27812748
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 216 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 30 cm
Contents: The history of jazz --
An anatomy of instruments --
Jazz giants --
Techniques --
A gallery of classic recordings.
Responsibility: John Fordham.

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This guide - featuring over 1000 photographs - covers jazz history, instruments, musicians, techniques and recordings. It contains a special guide to the top 250 classic jazz recordings and includes  Read more...

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