– JAZZ IMAGES by WILLIAM CLAXTON – Another outstanding 168 Page Photo book by one of the best JazzPhotographers ever  .   Available in stores December 2018.

More than 150 superb color and B&W  photos that established the visual identity of the west coast jazz movement . Featuring jazz greats such as  Chet Baker, Art Blakey, Clifford Brown, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Stan Getz, Billie Holiday, among others. Special introduction by Howard Mandel, president of the Jazz Journalists Association.

“Claxton’s innovative choices and airy style, which he called ‘jazz for the eyes,’ worked sublimely to document and promote the rise of trumpeter and singer Chet Baker, especially.”  Howard Mandel