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New edition of Jazz for Dummies available now

For those who can’t tell the difference between Charlie Parker and Thelonious Monk, don’t understand why Wayne Shorter’s “Footprints” is a big deal or just have no idea how to survive at a live set, Jazz for Dummies, Second Edition by music journalist Dirk Sutro is a much-needed investment.

Although the original Jazz for Dummies came out in 1998, this new version includes expanded sections on jazz’s structure, its roots in New Orleans and current influence internationally. In addition, Sutro has included a list of the best cities for jazz and tips on how to join a jazz band and find tickets to festivals.

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