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Author Dicaire, David, 1963-
Title Jazz musicians, 1945 to the present / David Dicaire.
Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.
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 Main Collection  ML394 .D53 2006    AVAILABLE


Call # ML394 .D53 2006
Phys. Description ix, 282 p. ; 23 cm.
Summary "The five major periods of jazz--the bop revolution, hard bop and cool jazz, the avant-garde, fusion, and contemporary--form the basis for the sections in this reference work, with a brief history of each period provided. The artists who were integral to the evolution of each period are then profiled"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-268) and index.
Contents The bop revolution -- Hard bop and cool jazz -- Free jazz and the avant-garde -- Jazz fusion -- Contemporary jazz.
Subject Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Jazz singers -- United States -- Biography.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0786420979 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786420971 (softcover : alk. paper)
Marc 2008013033X