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The story of jazz

Author: Rex Harris
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the exciting story of jazz, from its origins in the drum rhythms of the African Slave Coast to its growth as a unique music form. Here are the great figures of the pioneer days in New Orleans, of the classic New Orleans jazz of the 1920s, Chicago jazz and "Dixieland," swing, and "bop" and "cool" jazz. -- Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Discographies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rex Harris
OCLC Number: 1414702
Description: viii, 280 pages ; 14 cm
Responsibility: by Rex Harris ; with an afterword and discography by Sheldon Meyer.

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Here is the exciting story of jazz, from its origins in the drum rhythms of the African Slave Coast to its growth as a unique music form. Here are the great figures of the pioneer days in New Orleans, of the classic New Orleans jazz of the 1920s, Chicago jazz and "Dixieland," swing, and "bop" and "cool" jazz. -- Publisher's description.

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