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

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

by Bob Blumenthal

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Jazz: An Introduction to the History and Legends Behind America's Music by Bob Blumenthal

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?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061241796
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Former Boston Globe columnist Bob Blumenthal has been writing jazz criticism since 1969 and has contributed to numerous publications. He has received Grammy Awards for Best Album Notes and the Jazz Journalists Association's Excellence in Newspaper, Magazine, or Online Feature or Review Writing Award and Jazz Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award.

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