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Jazz

A History of America's Music

Jazz( )
Author: Ward, Geoffrey C.
Burns, Ken
ISBN:978-0-679-44551-7
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $85.00
Book Description:

The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible for The Civil War and Baseball. Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessential American music--jazz. Born in the black community of turn-of-the-century New Orleans but played from the beginning by musicians of every color, jazz celebrates all Americans at their best. More Description

Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Jazz
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.6 x 11.1 x 1.32 Inches
Book Weight:4.69 Pounds
Author Biography
Ward, Geoffrey C. (Author)
Geoffrey C. Ward is an author, historian, and screenwriter. He has written for numerous documentary films, and has won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Francis Parkman Prize, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. <30>



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