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The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition is the largest, most comprehensive and accurate reference work on jazz ever published, putting the world of jazz at your fingertips. With articles on every aspect of the field, from jazz groups, composers and arrangers to instruments, terms, record labels and venues, the new edition is the ideal companion for scholars and enthusiasts in this rapidly growing field.

The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition is unique:


· No other title covers jazz to this extent across all forms and styles


· The only way to be completely up-to-date with the full scope of writing in this field


· Provides new perspectives to established areas of study--musicology, film and media, American studies, modern social history, women's studies and cultural studies, to name a few


· Offers a one-stop resource to all the key names in the jazz world

About the Author

Musicologist Barry Kernfeld has been the editor of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz since 1984. He has taught jazz history at both Cornell University and Hamilton College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561592845
Author:
Kernfeld, Barry
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Barry
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
MUSIC / Reference
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
Music - Jazz
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
New Grove Dictionary of Jazz
Series Volume:
no. 47
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
line illus, halftones and music ex. thro
Pages:
3000
Dimensions:
9.5 x 12.2 x 5.9 in 17.8 lb

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