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The history of jazz

Author: Gunther Schuller
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1968-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second volume of Schuller's comprehensive history of jazz covers the crucial era which saw the rise of big band swing and the transition to the more avant-garde bop style which revolutionized  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunther Schuller
ISBN: 0195000978 9780195000979 019504312X 9780195043129
OCLC Number: 427362548
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 3 volumes : music ; 21 cm
Contents: V. 1. Early jazz: its roots and musical development. --
v. 1. The Swing Era.
Other Titles: Early jazz.
Swing era.
Responsibility: Gunther Schuller.

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'While the length of this work might arouse the suspicion of obsessive exhaustiveness, individual treatments of bands and soloists are admirably concise: it is the commitment to range of coverage Read more...

 
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