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Published by National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C .

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  • Arts,
  • Jazz,
  • Biography,
  • Endowments,
  • Jazz musicians

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p.98) and selected discography for each performer.

Book details

Other titlesJazz masters
SeriesNational Endowment for the Arts Collection
LC ClassificationsML3506 .N4 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25479370M

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