The World of Swing An Oral History of Big Band Jazz by Stanley Dance

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Published by Da Capo .

Written in English

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  • Jazz,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • Music / Jazz,
  • Music-History & Criticism - General

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsDan Morgenstern (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9752990M
ISBN 100306810166
ISBN 109780306810169

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