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Published: 24 February 2011

184 Pages | 4 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199731183

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Why Jazz?

A Concise Guide

Kevin Whitehead

  • Welcomes readers into a musical genre that can often seem like an insiders-only music
  • Provides a concise yet broad history of jazz, from discussion of the first jazz album to postmodernism and beyond
  • Demonstrates the interconnectedness of the work of jazz musicians and their times