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Jazz : a beginner's guide / Stuart Nicholson.

Nicholson, Stuart, 1948- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781780749983
  • ISBN: 1780749988
  • Physical Description: 278 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Oneworld Publications, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references, discographies, and index.
Summary, etc.: "Jazz: a beginner's guide is a lively and highly accessible introduction to a global musical phenomenon. Award-winning music journalist and author Stuart Nicholson takes the reader on an entertaining journey from jazz's early stirrings in America's south through to the present day, when almost every country in the world has its own vibrant jazz scene. Along the way we meet a host of jazz heroes past and present, from Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman and Miles Davis, to Keith Jarrett and Kamasi Washington. Each chapter is accompanied by a playlist designed to provide a stimulating and enjoyable entry point to what has been described as the most exciting art form of all"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Jazz > History and criticism.
Jazz musicians.

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