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The first book of jazz

by Langston Hughes

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Published by Ecco Press in Hopewell, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature,
  • Jazz

  • About the Edition

    An introduction to jazz which focuses on its historical development.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Langston Hughes ; pictures by Cliff Roberts ; music selected by David Martin.
    ContributionsRoberts, Cliff, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3508 .H84 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. :
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL791437M
    ISBN 100880014245
    LC Control Number95023955

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