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century of jazz

Roy Carr

century of jazz

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz -- History and criticism.,
  • Jazz musicians.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoy Carr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3506 .C4 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17474988M
    ISBN 100600588076


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