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Published by Oak Publications, Distributed by Music Sales Corp. in New York .
Written in English


  • Guitar -- History.,
  • Guitarists.,
  • Jazz musicians.,
  • Guitar music (Jazz)

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Edition Notes

Statementby Norman Mongan ; foreword by Barney Kessel.
LC ClassificationsML1015.G9 M66 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3795686M
ISBN 100825602556
LC Control Number81085701

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