Deep Down in Music (Art of Jazz) PDF

Deep Down in Music (Art of Jazz)

Len: 32
Author: Leslie Gourse
Number of pages: 144
Date Published: 1998-03

Presents the lives and artistry of notable jazz bassists, traces their influence on one another, and investigates the impact of various innovations on the development of jazz music. ...

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History of Gospel Music (AAA) (African American Achievers) PDF

History of Gospel Music (AAA) (African American Achievers)

Len: 58
Author: Rose J. Blue
Number of pages: 104
Date Published: 2001-10

-- Tells the stories of notable groups of people of color -- A companion series to the award-winning Black Americans of Achievement biographies Gospel music has been a crucial part of the African-Amer ...

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History of Rap Music (AAA) (African American Achievers) PDF

History of Rap Music (AAA) (African American Achievers)

Len: 55
Author: Cookie Lommel
Number of pages: 120
Date Published: 2001-01

-- Tells the stories of notable groups of people of color-- A companion series to the award-winning Black Americans of Achievement biographiesThis unique form of music is studied from its roots to its ...

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History of R&B and Soul Music (The Music Library) PDF

History of R&B and Soul Music (The Music Library)

Len: 49
Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Number of pages: 128
Date Published: 2013-10-18

This popular Lucent Books series has been updated to make music of all genres even more accessible, popular and culturally relevant in the 21st century; the set focuses on the history, music, musician ...

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George Gershwin: American Musical Genius (People to Know Today) PDF

George Gershwin: American Musical Genius (People to Know Today)

Len: 63
Author: Carin T. Ford
Number of pages: 112
Date Published: 2008-09-01

George Gershwin is one of the most important American composers of the twentieth century. This biography explores his life and the way his music was his voice to reflect the American spirit. Includes ...

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Opera (Masters of Music) PDF

Opera (Masters of Music)

Len: 24
Author: Alessandro Taverna
Number of pages: 64
Date Published: 1999-10

Chronicled here are four centuries of music drama, starting with seventeenth-century bel canto, the operas of Gluck, the eighteenth-century classicists led by Mozart and Rossini, the grand operas of V ...

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Slave Songs (Traditional Black Music) PDF

Slave Songs (Traditional Black Music)

Len: 37
Author: Jerry Silverman
Number of pages: 80
Date Published: 1993-08

A collection of more than two dozen songs sung by African American slaves. ...

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African Roots (Traditional Black Music) PDF

African Roots (Traditional Black Music)

Len: 39
Author: Jerry Silverman
Number of pages: 80
Date Published: 1993-08

A songbook of African folk songs and music with pictures and captions. ...

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Jazz (American Popular Music) PDF

Jazz (American Popular Music)

Len: 29
Author: Thom Holmes
Number of pages: 316
Date Published: 2006-01-01

American popular music reflects a rich cultural diversity. From Aaron Copland to Miles Davis to Elvis Presley to Muddy Waters, the United States has produced some of the most influential and beloved m ...

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Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Music PDF

Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Music

Len: 48
Author: Hettie Jones
Number of pages: 160
Date Published: 1995-02-01

An updated edition of a popular collection of biographies of five of the most important, influential, and respected African-American female singers profiles Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Mahalia Jackson, B ...

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