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Jazz Makers gathers together short biographies of more than 50 of jazzs greatest stars, from its early beginnings to the present. The stories of these innovative instrumentalists, bandleaders, and composers reveal the fascinating history of jazz in six parts: * The Pioneers, including Scott Joplin, Louis Armstrong, and Bessie Smith * Swing Bands…
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Dreams weren't meant to stay in your head. You can live your dreams. It's never too late...it's never too soon either.