Striders to Beboppers and Beyond: The Art of Jazz Piano

By: Gourse, Leslie

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[new book; tight, clean, unblemished, unworn]. (B&W photographs) History for juvenile readers of the development of the styles and techniques of jazz piano, from the ragtime era through the 1990s. Among the influential figures discussed are Jelly Roll Morton, Eubie Blake, Fats Waller, Erl Hines, Art Tatum, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Mary Lou Wilson, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell and others. One of "a series of books that examines the history of jazz through the stories of the masters and great innovators on each instrument." Includes "Suggested Listening" appendix, and a bibliography. (Per the jacket, this is the "library binding," but is definitely NOT an ex-library book.)

Title: Striders to Beboppers and Beyond: The Art of Jazz Piano

Author: Gourse, Leslie

Illustrator: Illustrated by (dj design) John D. Sparks

Categories: Music and Dance,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: (c.1997)

ISBN Number: 0-531-11320-5

ISBN Number 13: 9780531113202

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dj

Seller ID: 9526

Keywords: Jazz Jazz Musicians Piano Pianists Duke Ellington Count Basie Jelly Roll Morton Eubie Blake Fats Waller