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Jazz - dubbed by Leonard Bernstein as 'the only original American art form' - is the music of a subject people moving from the shadow of slavery towards social justice. Its fascination lies both in its musical innovations and in the rich social history to which it bears witness. That histo...

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Main Author: Perry, David. (Author)
Format: Book
Published:London : Phaidon, 1996.
Series:20th-century composers.
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Table of Contents:
  • The origins of jazz
  • Buddy Bolden
  • Satchmo
  • Sidney Bechet
  • The Duke
  • Lester Young
  • Charlie Parker
  • Charles Mingus
  • John Coltrane
  • Miles Davis
  • Coleman, Marsalis and Jarrett.