Critiquing Jazz by Gennari

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Published by University of Chicago Press .

Written in English

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  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

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Open LibraryOL10191902M
ISBN 100226289230
ISBN 109780226289236

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