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Artie Shaw His Life and Music (Bayou Jazz Lives Series) by John White

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Jazz,
  • United States,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Shaw, Artie,,
  • Music,
  • Reference,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • Composers & Musicians - Jazz,
  • United States - General,
  • Biography,
  • 1910-,
  • 1910-2004

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8168805M
ISBN 100826469159
ISBN 109780826469151

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The most comprehensive sampling of that group (as well as a number of others, going all the way back to and on up through this final set of records) can be heard on a four record album, now a rare item, released in by Book of the Month Records, entitled: Artie Shaw: A . Artie Shaw. likes. Musician/Band. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: Three Chords for Beauty's Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw by Tom Nolan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Almost half of this book is still in print, in the form of two volumes entitled Artie Shaw's Jazz Technic. Volume 1 is a facsimile of the original Method's pages , while Volume 2 collects fourteen etudes found on pages Author: Eric Seddon.