Covers the origins of jazz from African instruments and rhythms of the early 1800s through the emergence of modern jazz and the technological changes of the 1990s. Evaluates the contributions of individual musicians; provides the social and cultural context for the development of this art form. 1997.
PublisherOxford University Press
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Duration22 hours 22 minutes 20 seconds
Audio producerLibrary of Congress, NLS/BPH (Bethesda, Md. : Potomac Talking Book Services), 1999.