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story of jazz with an expanded bibliography and a syllabus of fifteen lectures on the history of jazz. by Marshall W. Stearns

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Originally published OUP, 1956.

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Open LibraryOL21560354M
ISBN 100451001508

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