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The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Howard Mandel(Editor) John Scofield(Foreword)

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Here’s the definitive one-volume resource on everything jazz
and blues! From their roots in African culture to their expression
in the music of the twentieth century, the history of jazz
and blues reveals how this truly American music came to
be part of the soundtrack of contemporary urban life. Comprehensive,
authoritative, and accessible, The Billboard
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues
is organized
chronologically by decade. Each section gives a historical
overview plus an A to Z of influential artists and their key
recordings. Readers will learn how jazz and blues have
changed over the past century—and then use dedicated
Web links to hear those changes. With
history, artist biographies, and illustrative
mp3s, this book is onestop
shopping for a great
overview of two important musical
forms.



• Comprehensive yet concise


• Decade-by-decade history plus A–Z of
artists


• Perfect for students, jazz and blues fans,
and all music lovers
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