A century of jazz by Roy Carr

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jazz -- History and criticism,
  • Jazz musicians

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StatementRoy Carr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3506 .C4 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL297588M
ISBN 100306807785
LC Control Number97204065
OCLC/WorldCa37683396

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