Historical Dictionary of Jazz, Hardback Book


The Historical Dictionary of Jazz covers the history of Jazz through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography.

The dictionary section has over 1,500 cross-referenced entries on significant jazz performers, band leaders, bands, venues, record labels, recordings, and the different styles of jazz.

This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone seeking a broader understanding of the history of jazz and the connections within the genre.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 470 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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  • Category: Jazz
  • ISBN: 9780810867574

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