Jazz matters

sound, place, and time since bebop
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University of California Press , Berkeley, CA
Jazz -- History and criticism, Jazz -- Social as
StatementDavid Ake.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3506 .A444 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24099342M
ISBN 139780520266889, 9780520266896
LC Control Number2010008919

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