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Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940s

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Book Description
This book willserve as the basic work on the rise and development of bop in jazz. Engendered by Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, bebop, now known as bop, quickly became the most powerful musical force in modern jazz. Today it is still the main musical language of jazz musicians. Over a ten-year period, Ira Gitler interviewed more than 50 of the seminal figures in jazz history to preserve for ... More
Book Information
PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingDigital (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-10B000WN3DMM
Publication Date05/28/1987
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About Ira Gitler (Author) : Ira Gitler is a published author. Some of the published credits of Ira Gitler include Swing to Bop : An Oral History of the Transition in Jazz in the 1940s, Swing to Bop: An Oral History of the Transi... more
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