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Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta

Read "Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

By Robert Palmer Reprint, Viking Press, New York, 1995 ISBN 0140062238 Quantum Mechanics. One of the basic units of jazz is the blues. Therefore, it is appropriate that Michael Ricci would enlist the formidable talents of music journalist Ed Kopp to edit the All About Jazz Blues Section. In reading this section, I was compelled to share with our readership a book that was and is important in my personal musical education and ...


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