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The encyclopedia of jazz

Author: Leonard Feather
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1984], ©1960.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With more than 2,000 biographies and 200 photos, the first paperback publication of this acclaimed reference spans the history of jazz from its origins to 1959. The book also features essays on the jazz tradition, its major players and composers, the relationship between jazz and classical music, a social history of jazz in America, and more.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Bibliographies
Bio-bibliography
Discographies
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Discography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feather, Leonard, 1914-1994.
Encyclopedia of jazz.
New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, [1984], ©1960
(OCoLC)988390834
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Feather
ISBN: 0306802147 9780306802140
OCLC Number: 10299332
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Horizon Press, 1960.
Description: 527 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: by Leonard Feather ; appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and John Hammond.
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