The Sax & Brass Book

The Sax & Brass Book

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This is the first illustrated history of the horns that have defined jazz since the 1920s and enhanced more recent pop and rock music with their distinctive, classy sounds. Offering superb, specially commissioned photography and inviting descriptive text, The Sax and Brass Book tells the unique 70-year story of these instruments. Exquisite, color pictorials included throughout enhance detailed historical profiles of master brass and woodwind manufacturers, including Buescher, Buffet, Conn, Holton, King Leblanc, Martin, Sax, Selmer, Yanagisawa and Yamaha.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Miller Freeman Books ; London, England : Balafon Books, 1998.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780879305314
Characteristics: 120 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Priestley, Brian 1946-


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