The Making of Jazz: A Comprehensive History by James Lincoln Collier (Book)

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VGC, copyright 1978. Complete history of the musical artform, from its roots in the music of African slaves, through Scott Joplin and ragtime, Louis Armstrong and Bix, the impact of the big bands, to the iconoclastic work of Coltrane, Coleman, and Miles Davis. Paperbound, 542 pp.