The Story of Jazz (Galaxy Books)

The Story of Jazz (Galaxy Books)


starting with the African musical historical past and its fusion with eu kinds within the New international, Marshall Stearns's historical past of jazz courses the reader via paintings songs, spirituls, ragtime, and the blues, to the beginning of jazz in New Orleans and its adoption by way of St Louis, Chicago, Kansas urban, and long island. From swing and bop to the early days of rock, this energetic booklet introduces us to the nice musicians and singers and examines jazz's cultural results on American and the realm.

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