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Title Know-it-all jazz : the 50 crucial concepts, styles & performers, each explained in under a minute / editor Dave Gelly ; contributors, Charles Alexander, Kevin LeGendre, Chris Parker, Brian Priestly, Tony Russell ; illustrations, Steve Rawlings.

Publication Info. New York : Wellfleet Press, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  781.6509 KNO    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  781.6509 KNO    IN-PROCESS
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  781.6509 KNO    AVAILABLE
Description 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Know It All
Note Published in the UK in 2016 as 30-second jazz.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Know-It-All Jazz takes readers from the African-American roots and all the way to the global mix of styles and performers in today's jazz scene. Along the way, it looks at the shape, style, and instruments of the discipline, key personalities and recordings in the jazz canon, and, finally, at what might be expected next from this most diverse of musical forms. Punchy and engaging entries help readers understand the basics in under a minute, ensuring that this is the ultimate companion for newcomers to the instinctive and diverse world of jazz.
Subject Jazz -- History and criticism.
Jazz musicians -- Biography.
Added Author Gelly, Dave, compiler.
Alexander, Charles (Guitarist), contributor.
LeGendre, Kevin, contributor.
Priestley, Brian, 1946- contributor.
Parker, Chris (Jazz pianist), contributor.
Russell, Tony, 1946- contributor.
Rawlings, Steve, illustrator.
Added Title Jazz : the 50 crucial concepts, styles, and performers, each explained in under a minute
ISBN 9781577151753 (softcover)
1577151755 (softcover)

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