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Title:
Sophisticated ladies : the great women of jazz / Leslie Gourse ; illustrated by Martin French.
Call Number:
j927.8 GOU
Publication Date:
2007.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher:
New York : Dutton Children's Books/Penguin Young Readers Group, 2007.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0613/2006014852.html
Physical Description:
64 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents:
Bessie Smith : the blues -- Ethel Waters : stormy weather -- Mildred Bailey : sweet and pure -- Mabel Mercer : talking a song -- Billie Holiday : matchless lady day-- Ella Fitzgerald : simply the best -- Anita O'Day : swinging style -- Peggy Lee : all there is -- Dinah Washington : gospel and blues -- Sarah Vaughan : pure sass -- Betty Carter : pure jazz -- Rosemary Clooney : everybody's singer -- Cassandra Wilson : soulful and sensual -- Diana Krall : in the classic mode.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and discography (p. 63).
Contributors:
Horizon Bib Number:
1090513
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