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Titel: Seeing Jazz: Artists and Writers on Jazz
Verlag: Chronicle Books
Einband: Soft cover
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Produced by the Smithsonian, this spectacular compilation is the first to look at both art and literature inspired by jazz. SEEING JAZZ showcases the music's riotous liberating influence with over 100 beautiful images--paintings, photographs, sculpture, multimedia works, and textile art--inspired by the riffs and refrains of jazz. Over 100 color and b&w illustrations. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0811817326
Inhaltsangabe: Improvisation, spontaneity, fusion, freedom, innovation. Jazz has always been about more than music, and the ideas and moods of jazz have sent ripples through every branch of the arts. Produced by the Smithsonian, this spectacular compilation is the first to look at both art and literature inspired by jazz. Seeing Jazz showcases the music's riotous liberating influence with over one hundred beautiful images, including paintings, photographs, sculpture, multimedia works, and textile art. Inspired by the rifts and remains of jazz, here are pieces by Romare Bearden, James Phillips, JeanMichel Basquiat, Gjon Mili, Henri Matisse, William Claxton, Stuart Davis, Ann Tanksley, Archibald Motley, Ed Love, Gordon Parks, Man Ray, and many others. More than sixty cool literary selections from some of the twentieth century's hottest writers complement and enrich the arrangement of artworks. With an introduction by Columbia University jazz scholar Robert O'Meally, this exhilarating concert of jazz, art, and literature will enthrall jazz fans, art lovers, and literary hipsters alike.
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Über den Autor:
Milt Hinton is a world-renowned double bassist who has played with Cab Calloway, Bing Crosby, and Louis Armstrong. Also a well-known jazz photographer, he lives in New York and California.
Clark Terry is a trumpet and flugelhorn player who performed with Charlie Barnett and Count Basie, and later played with Duke Ellington before embarking on a solo career. A resident of New York, he is considered a living legend of jazz.
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