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A New History of Jazz
by Alyn L. Shipton

Overview - All the great names in jazz history are here, from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis and from Sidney Bechet to Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. But unlike those historians who end with the death of Coltrane in 1967, Shipton continues the story with the major trends in jazz of the last thirty years of the 20th century: free jazz, jazz rock, world music influences, the new historicism of the repertory movement and the continuing internationalism of the genre.  Read more...

 
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Overview
All the great names in jazz history are here, from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis and from Sidney Bechet to Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. But unlike those historians who end with the death of Coltrane in 1967, Shipton continues the story with the major trends in jazz of the last thirty years of the 20th century: free jazz, jazz rock, world music influences, the new historicism of the repertory movement and the continuing internationalism of the genre.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780826447548
  • ISBN-10: 0826447546
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publish Date: September 2001
  • Page Count: 965


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