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The new Grove dictionary of jazz / 2 Gabler - Niewood.

Author: Barry Dean Kernfeld
Publisher: London : Grove [u.a.], 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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This updated title, in the 2001 "New Grove" series, now in its second edition, has three volumes with 7750 articles. It is a resource for any serious jazz enthusiast or scholar and features 2750 new  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Dean Kernfeld
ISBN: 033369189X 9780333691892 1561592846 9781561592845
OCLC Number: 163210034
Description: XV, 907 S. : ill., Notenbeisp.
Contents: 7750 revised & updated articles of which 2750 are new entries; 2250 new biographies, of which 1500 cover musicians who came to prominence in the 1980s and 1990s; articles on jazz in it cultural context; selected films and videos section lists performances or interviews of artists; 2500 venues in the nightclub catalogue cover international performance spaces; coverage of international musicians including unprecedented new entries on Caribbean, South African and Japanese musicians; over 300 entries on record companies and labels; article on jazz - etymology; examination of jazz's relationship to diverse styles such as acid jazz, salsa, hip-hop and ska; individual entries on 20 of the most important festivals and a concise catalogue of over 450 festivals; entry types include - biographies, performers, venues, instruments, record labels/companies, festivals, terms, styles, genres, concepts.
Responsibility: ed. by Barry Kernfeld.

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