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jazz years

Leonard Feather

jazz years

earwitness to an era

by Leonard Feather

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Published by Quartet Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feather, Leonard G.,
  • Jazz -- History and criticism.,
  • Jazz musicians -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLeonard Feather.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16602182M
    ISBN 100704325799

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