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Jazz An Introduction to the History and Legends Behind America's Music

ISBN-10: 0061241792

ISBN-13: 9780061241796

Edition: 2007

Authors: Bob Blumenthal

List price: $16.99
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Explore the essence of jazz from its early roots, to the years of swing and Satchmo, to ragtime and beyond. In Jazz: An Introduction to the History and Legends Behind America's Music, renowned jazz writer Bob Blumenthal offers a perfect introduction to understanding jazz, whether you are approaching the music for the first time or seeking to deepen your knowledge. Inside you will find the people who made the music, history, listening suggestions, jazz trivia, and more. Can you dig it?
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Bob Blumenthal is creative consultant for Marsalis Music, the record label founded by Branford Marsalis. He began writing jazz criticism in 1969 and was a critic for The Boston Globe during its jazz festival for a decade. He has provided radio and television commentary and has served as the panelist for the National Jazz Service Association, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Jazz Composers Alliance International and the All Newton Music School.