BOOKS

JAZZ IMAGES by WILLIAM CLAXTON

This book presents a selection of more than 150 superb COLOR & B&W images by the great photographer. Among the multiple artists portrayed are Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, Art Blakey, Clifford Brown, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Stan Getz, Billie Holiday, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, Lee Morgan, Art Pepper, Sonny Rollins, Dinah Washington, and Muddy Waters.

HOWARD MANDEL, president of the Jazz Journalists Association, has written a special introduction to this book, which also contains a prefaceby jazz journalist PASCAL ANQUETIL.

TEXTS IN ENGLISH, FRENCH & SPANISH

HARDCOVER / 31x31cm

AVAILABLE IN THE STORES NOVEMBER, 2018


JAZZ IMAGES by JEAN-PIERRE LELOIR

French photographer Jean-Pierre Leloir (1931-2010) captured some of the most iconic images of jazz life in France from the 1950s to the 1960s. This book gives ample proof of Leloir’s amazing ability to immortalize performers and to capture candid moments at the airport, backstage, and in the dressing rooms of the most legendary Paris jazz and concert venues.

Among the multiple artists portrayed are Chet Baker, Art Blakey, Donald Byrd, John Coltrane, Sonny Criss, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans, Wes Montgomery, Lee Morgan, Barney Wilen. Most of the photos are never seen before.

Special introduction by the legendary Quincy Jones. Prefaces by French jazz musicians Michel Legrand and Martial Solal, and by jazz historian and critic Ashley Kahn.

TEXTS IN ENGLISH, FRENCH & SPANISH

HARDCOVER / 31x31cm