Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 December 2008

276 Pages

6.14 X 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780195380699

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Growing up with Jazz

Twenty Four Musicians Talk About Their Lives and Careers

W. Royal Stokes

  • A series of engaging interviews that focus on the jazz musicians' careers
  • Includes fascinating revelations of how the individuals became involved with jazz and how their careers developed from this base
  • Like his previous book, Living the Jazz Life, this book concentrates on women instrumentalists, who have received little attention from writers about jazz
  • A number of the featured people are Europeans and Asians--other groups not receiving much attention

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