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Jazz : the first century

"Jazz: The First Century marks the passage of the music's first hundred years by bringing together text and art in a chronicle that opens up the vibrant world of jazz to everyone. Jazz: The First Century is edited by John Edward Hasse, Curator of American Music at the Smithsonian Institution, leading a writing team of today's finest and most widely respected jazz authorities. Their compelling essays are complemented by a design packed with more than 300 images, including vintage photographs, sheet music covers, rare album jackets, posters, and more
Print Book, English, ©2000
William Morrow, New York, ©2000
Criticism, interpretation, etc
ix, 246 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
9780688170745, 0688170749
The emergence of jazz / John Edward Hasse
The flourishing of jazz / Michael Brooks
The swing era / John Edward Hasse
The birth of modern jazz / Bob Blumenthal
Mainstream jazz / Neil Tesser
Departures and explorations / John Litweiler
Jazz worldwide / Kevin Whitehead
Late-century tradition and innovation / Calvin Wilson