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Introduction to jazz history by Donald D. Megill

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jazz -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDonald D. Megill, Richard S. Demory.
ContributionsDemory, Richard S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML3506 .M43 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 292 p. :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2042784M
ISBN 100134854756
LC Control Number88019566

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