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The art of jazz : a visual history  Cover Image Book Book

The art of jazz : a visual history / Alyn Shipton ; foreword by John Edward Hasse.

Shipton, Alyn, (author.). Hasse, John Edward, 1948- (writer of foreword.).


"An illustrated exploration of how the expressionism and spontaneity of jazz spilled onto its album art, posters, and promotional photography, and even inspired standalone works of fine art"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781623545048
  • ISBN: 1623545048
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Imagine!, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jazz begins -- The jazz age -- The swing era -- World War II -- Bebop and modern jazz versus the New Orleans revival -- Birth of the cool and West Coast jazz -- The new mainstream -- Changing landscape : Mingus, Coltrane, and Coleman -- Jazz fusions -- Postmodern jazz -- Twenty-first-century jazz.
Subject: Jazz > History and criticism.
Jazz musicians > Portraits.
Jazz > Pictorial works.
Jazz in art.
MUSIC / History & Criticism.
Jazz in art.
Jazz musicians.
Genre: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.

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