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Language: en
Pages: 379
Authors: David Evans
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

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Language: en
Pages: 177
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Categories: Music
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Pages: 286
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Language: en
Pages: 248
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Categories: Music
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Eli Yamin explores those essential elements that make the blues sound authentic and guides readers of all backgrounds and levels through mastering this art form. He provides glimpses into the musical lives of the women and men who created the blues and offers concrete explanations and exercises to improve any