Lost Chords: White Musicians and Their Contribution to Jazz, 1915-1945

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Too many jazz fans and critics--and even some jazz musicians--still contend that white players have contributed little of substance to the music; that even, with every white musician removed from the canon, the history and nature of jazz would remain unchanged. Now, with Lost Chords , musician-historian Richard M. Sudhalter challenges this narrow view, with a book that pays definitive tribute to a generation of white jazz players, many unjustly forgotten--while never scanting the role of the great black pioneers. Greeted ...

Lost Chords: White Musicians and Their Contribution to Jazz, 1915-1945 2001, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195148381

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