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student"s guide to American jazz and popular music

J. B. Durant

student"s guide to American jazz and popular music

outlines, recordings, essays, and review notes.

by J. B. Durant

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Published by Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Ariz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.,
    • Jazz -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-254).

      Other titlesAmerican jazz and popular music
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3477 .D87 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 392 p. ;
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6806122M
      LC Control Number00269334

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      Includes a concise history of jazz music, entries on noteworthy composers and musicians, listings of classic songs and compositions, a dictionary of jazz terminology, and a listing of the fifty most influential jazz CDs. The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards. Books shelved as jazz-history: Miles: The Autobiography by Miles Davis, Saying Something: Jazz Improvisation and Interaction by Ingrid Monson, Chicago Ja.


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