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A Century Of Jazz

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A Century of Jazz is the first-ever chronicle of the major influence in western music this century. Organized by year, style, and place, it is supplemented with special features on subjects relevant to each period. Making deliberate reference to popular music in general, where jazz has always been a strong influence, the book covers not only major jazz cult artists includi ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 21st 1997 by Da Capo Press (first published 1995)
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Ken Moten
A Basic 101 overview of Jazz in the 20th century not as in depth as Jazz: A History of America's Music but it does cover a longer time frame and a wide variety of sub-genres.
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