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The Jazz Years

Earwitness to an Era (Da Capo Paperback)

by Leonard Feather

  • 358 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo .
Written in English

  • Music,
  • General,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Reference,
  • Biography & Autobiography-General,
  • Music / Reference,
  • Music-Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Biography,
  • Feather, Leonard G,
  • History and criticism,
  • Jazz,
  • Music critics

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9397051M
    ISBN 100306802961
    ISBN 109780306802966

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