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American Musicians II

Seventy-one Portraits in Jazz

by Whitney Balliett

  • 264 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Music,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Composers & Musicians - Jazz,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Composers & Musicians - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752840M
    ISBN 101578068347
    ISBN 109781578068340
    OCLC/WorldCa68966381

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