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Jazz people.

Valerie Wilmer

Jazz people.

With photographs by the author.

by Valerie Wilmer

  • 62 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Allison & Busby in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz musicians

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3561 J3 W536
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167p.
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17382891M


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