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What happens when you invite as many jazz musicians as you can to pose for a photo in 1950s Harlem Playful verse and glorious artwork capture an iconic moment for American jazz.When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photograpWhat happens when you invite as many jazz musicians as you can to pose for a photo in 1950s Harlem Playful verse and glorious artwork capture an iconic moment for American jazz.When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photographing them He didn t own a good camera, didn t know if any musicians would show up, and insisted on setting up the shoot in front of a Harlem brownstone Could he pull it off In a captivating collection of poems, Roxane Orgill steps into the frame of Harlem 1958, bringing to life the musicians mischief and quirks, their memorable style, and the vivacious atmosphere of a Harlem block full of kids on a hot summer s day Francis Vallejo s vibrant, detailed, and wonderfully expressive paintings do loving justice to the larger than life quality of jazz musicians of the era Includes bios of several of the fifty seven musicians, an author s note, sources, a bibliography, and a foldout of Art Kane s famous photograph.
Title: Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Author: Roxane Orgill Francis Vallejo ISBN: 9780763669546 Page: 461 Format: Hardcover
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