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With this title you would expect it to be about the origins of jazz. Unfortunately the focus is long after it was already established. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Chris Chapman
Excellent, well-written, and scholarly. An entertaining read, as well as a serious "treatise" on jazz history.Published 10 months ago by Arnold Gross
Answered many of my questions about the development of the business of jazz.Published 14 months ago by Laurence M. Yorgason
He can write, and what he wrote, is right. Not a bland history, but a lively one. Marc has a blog also, and one of the most contemporary, up-to-date internet site going to be in... Read morePublished 19 months ago by david sleet
A wonderful book. Well written and easy to read. Especially if you are a jazz fan and want to see the development of the art from another perspective.Published on October 30, 2013 by Ron
Too detailed --- I should have just read the Wall Street Journal write-up. it was way too political for me.Published on June 26, 2013 by Ed Seidlinger
The combination of musical, union, competitive-corporate, format and historical influences is not only extremely enlightening but also amazingly well integrated. Read morePublished on May 25, 2013 by Jamguy
This should be required reading for all music fans it provides a historical journey on the history of jazz Americas classical music. Read morePublished on March 31, 2013 by Clifton Warren