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Description - Blues by Dick Weissman

Blues: The Basics offers a concise introduction to a century of the blues. Organized chronologically, it focuses on the major eras in the growth and development of this popular musical style. Material includes: * a definition of the blues and the major genres within it * key artists such as Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Robert Johnson and Blind Lemon Jefferson * key recordings Complete with timelines and suggestions for further investigation, this fascinating overview is ideal for students and interested listeners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415970686
ISBN-10: 0415970687
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Dick Weissman

Dick Weissman was Associate Professor of Music and Music Industry Studies from 1990-2002 at the University of Colorado at Denver. He has published many books on music, notably The Music Business: Career Opportunities and Self-Defense, now in its third edition. He lives in Portland, OR.

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