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Jazz is

Author: Nat Hentoff
Publisher: New York : Limelight Editions, 1984, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Limelight edView all editions and formats
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This book is a selective tribute and guide to the jazz life, the players, and the music. It is not a chronological or comprehensive history, but rather a personal exploration through variegated seminal figures of a nature of the music (and how it keeps changing). And it is about the nature of those who make the music - temperaments as disparate as those of Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker. It tells, too, of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nat Hentoff
ISBN: 0879100036 9780879100032
OCLC Number: 10302582
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Random House, 1976.
Description: 288 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Nat Hentoff ; [photographs by Bob Parent].

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This book is a selective tribute and guide to the jazz life, the players, and the music. It is not a chronological or comprehensive history, but rather a personal exploration through variegated seminal figures of a nature of the music (and how it keeps changing). And it is about the nature of those who make the music - temperaments as disparate as those of Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker. It tells, too, of the political economy of jazz, its internationalization, the continuing surprises of its futher frontiers.

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