Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Second Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949.
Very Good+ condition, some soiling and sunning in a Good+, tattered dust-jacket. Previous owner's signature on the front fly leaf.
Shining Trumpets: A History of Jazz by Rudi Blesh is a comprehensive history of jazz written by a prominent jazz historian. The book covers the history of jazz from its early roots in the African-American community to its current popularity. The author's in-depth analysis of the music and the people who created it is a valuable resource for music fans and jazz enthusiasts.; 8vo; 365 pages.