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A century of jazz

Author: Roy Carr
Publisher: London : Hamlyn, 2004, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With over 350 pictures & contributions from leading jazz writers, this book is the first chronicle style account of what has been the major influence in the popular music of the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Jazz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Carr
ISBN: 0681031794 9780681031791
OCLC Number: 55627464
Notes: Originally published in paperback 1999.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Way down yonder in New Orleans --
The Windy City & the Big Apple --
Call me Mr Big --
The be bop revolution --
Jazz at the Phil --
Cool on the coast --
The harder they come --
So far Soho --
The new thing --
Jazz on the juke box --
The Blues Brothers --
Jazz plugs in --
The young lions --
Future funk : acid jazz --
Still blues --
Jazz festivals --
African jazz --
Satchmo --
Boxing clever --
Western swing --
Jazz movies.
Responsibility: Roy Carr.

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With over 350 pictures & contributions from leading jazz writers, this book is the first chronicle style account of what has been the major influence in the popular music of the 20th century.

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