Jazz talk /

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Author / Creator:Gold, Robert S.
Imprint:Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Co., c1975.
Description:xii, 322 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Jazz -- Dictionaries
Jazz.
Dictionaries.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/52857
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ISBN:0672520931.
0672521067 (pbk.) : $5.95
Notes:"A dictionary of the colorful language that has emerged from America's own music."
Bibliography: p. 313-332.
Review by Kirkus Book Review

A glossary of jazz slang, nicely arranged a la Oxford English Dictionary with citations of historical usage--from ""-assed"" (all-purpose intensifying suffix) to ""zanzy"" (""authentic, splendid""). Copyright ┬ęKirkus Reviews, used with permission.

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Review by Kirkus Book Review