Jazz: an Illustrated History
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Jazz: an Illustrated History by G. Ward
Book DescriptionThe publication features among its 500-plus pictures many of the previously unseen shots of musicians and venues. It look into the historical detail of this music genre. It gives background on early New Orleans music, the migration of jazz up the Mississippi to major urban centres, and the developments of swing and bebop. There are essays which highlight elements of jazz culture, such as Gerald Early's consideration of race and white musicians in jazz and Gary Giddins's five-page essay on avant jazz.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679445517
(285mm x 244mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - G. Ward
Geoffrey C. Ward is the author of eleven books, including "A First-Class Temperament," which won the 1989 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 1990 Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. He has written or co-written many documentary films, including "The Civil War," "Baseball," "The West," "Thomas Jefferson," "Not for Ourselves Alone," and "Jazz." He lives in New York City. Ken Burns, founder of Florentine Films, is a director, producer, and writer who has been making documentaries for more than twenty years. His landmark film "The Civil War" was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television, and his work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire. With essays by Dan Morgenstern, Gerald Early, Gary Giddins, and Stanley Crouch. And featuring interviews with Wynton Marsalis and Albert Murray.
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