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American jazz critic and music historian, writerwd:Q769600
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Stanford University
occupation: author, jazz musician, pianist, music journalist, musicologist
Ted Gioia (born 21 October 1957) is an American jazz critic and music historian. Gioia is an editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians and has authored a number of books on jazz such as The Jazz Standards: A Guide to the Repertoire, The History of Jazz and Delta Blues. He is also a jazz musician and one of the founders of Stanford University's jazz studies program.
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