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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jazz -- Instruction and study.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJerry Coker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMT86 .C59 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4267886M
ISBN 100135372259
LC Control Number81013901

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