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Jazz
By Grover Sales

Jazz

America's Classical Music

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Jazz by Grover Sales

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Jazz: America's Classical Music is a delightful introduction and guide to this complex and compelling music and to its rich history. In an engaging and conversational style, renowned jazz teacher Grover Sales tells of the lives and music of the greats--Ellington, Tatum, Hawkins, Coltrane, Parker, Hines, Goodman, Armstrong, and many others--with a mix of important facts, fascinating anecdotes, and brilliant interpretations. Illustrated with astonishing photographs of the artists in performance, Jazz: America's Classical Music is a classic text, an ideal book for beginners and an inspiring one for serious students of the art of jazz.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306804915
ISBN-10: 0306804913
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Grover Sales

Grover Sales is an instructor in jazz studies at Stanford University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He was publicity director of the Monterey Jazz Festival for its first seven years and did personal publicity for many of the jazz greats including Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and Duke Ellington.

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