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New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2009].
9780393068610, 0393068617
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xiii, 704 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Burrillville (Jesse Smith) - Adult Non-Fiction
781.65 GID
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781.65 GID
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New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2009].
9780393068610, 0393068617


Includes bibliographical references and index.
History of jazz that explains what jazz is, where it came from, and who created it and why, all within the broader context of American life and culture. Emphasizing its African American roots, Jazz traces the history of the music over the last hundred years. From ragtime and blues to the international craze for swing, from the heated protests of the avant-garde to the radical diversity of today's artists, Jazz describes the travails and triumphs of musical innovators struggling for work, respect, and cultural acceptance set against the backdrop of American history, commerce, and politics. With vibrant photographs by legendary jazz chronicler Herman Leonard, Jazz is also an arresting visual history of a century of music.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Giddins, G., & DeVeaux, S. K. (2009). Jazz . W.W. Norton & Co..

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Giddins, Gary and Scott Knowles. DeVeaux. 2009. Jazz. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giddins, Gary and Scott Knowles. DeVeaux. Jazz New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Giddins, Gary., and Scott Knowles DeVeaux. Jazz W.W. Norton & Co., 2009.

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