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The New Grove dictionary of jazz

Author: Barry Dean Kernfeld; Stanley Sadie
Publisher: London : Macmillan Press ; New York : Grove's Dictionaries of Music [distributor], 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is no musical form that better accompanies this century than jazz. And there is no single work that better records the characters that made this free form "The Music of the Century" than The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. "The most comprehensive jazz reference work currently available" (Jazz Journal International), Jazz Grove searches out both fact and fiction, and differentiates between the two in discussions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Encyclopedias
Dictionaries
Biographies
Bibliographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New Grove dictionary of jazz.
London : Macmillan Press ; New York : Grove's Dictionaries of Music [distributor], 1988
(OCoLC)635451766
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Dean Kernfeld; Stanley Sadie
ISBN: 0333398467 9780333398463 093585939X 9780935859393
OCLC Number: 16804283
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-K --
v. 2. L-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Kernfeld.

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A dictionary of jazz which attempts to cover every jazz style and era. It contains 5000 articles including biographies of many performers, information about clubs, festivals and recordings. Reading  Read more...

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