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The Great Jazz Day The Story of the Classic Photographs and the Unforgettable Film by Graham

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Published by Duane Press .
Written in English


  • Jazz,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Jazz musicians,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • USA,
  • Photoessays & Documentaries,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Portraits

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8444053M
ISBN 100942627350
ISBN 109780942627350

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