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Jazz people

Valerie Wilmer

Jazz people

by Valerie Wilmer

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Allison and Busby in London .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jazz -- History and criticism,
    • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Valerie Wilmer ; with photographs by the author.
      LC ClassificationsML3561.J3 W536 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8], 167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290969M
      ISBN 100850312256
      LC Control Number78318354

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Wilmer's first book was Jazz People, published by Allison & Busby inand she is the author of the photograph-led The Face of Black Music (Da Capo Press, ), which are both considered canonical and influential texts in music ality: British.

Features interviews with 14 jazz players, including Art Farmer, Cecil Taylor, Clark Terry, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Thelonius Monk, Big Joe Turner and Archie Shepp.

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