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Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940s

ISBN/ASIN: 0195050703,9780195050707 | 1987 | English | pdf | 356/356 pages | 19.5 Mb
Publisher: Oxford University Press | Author: Ira Gitler | Edition: New Ed

Swing to Bop This indispensable book brings us face to face with some of the most memorable figures in jazz history and charts the rise and development of bop in the late 1930s and '40s. Ira Gitler interviewed more than 50 leading jazz figures, over a 10-year period, to preserve for posterity their recollections of the transition in jazz from the big band era to the modern jazz period. The musicians interviewe… Full description

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