Jean Pierre Leloir

Jazz Images (JAZZ)

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8435395501641 - FR

Jazz Images

Jean Pierre Leloir

Jazz Images

8435395501641

DIS 149716

JAZZ

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Jazz Images

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BOOK 38,44 €

• OUTSTANDING 168-PAGE BOOK INCLUDING MORE THAN 150 PHOTOS BY JEAN-PIERRE LELOIR

• ONE OF THE BEST JAZZ PHOTOGRAPHERS EVER, LELOIR CAPTURED MAGIC IMAGES OF THE BEST AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN JAZZ FIGURES FROM THE 1950s TO THE 1970s.

• MANY OF THE IMAGES ON THIS BOOK HAVE NEVER BEEN PUBLISHED BEFORE/h2>

• 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

• INCLUDES 18-TRACK CD-SAMPLE WITH MUSIC TAKEN FROM THE JEAN PIERRE LELOIR COLLECTION OF JAZZ MASTERPIECES.

• TEXTS IN ENGLISH, FRENCH & SPANISH

• HARDCOVER / 31x31cm

This book gives ample proof of Jean-Pierre Leloir’s (1931-2010) 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.The selection of more than 150 photographs showcased here has been carefully selected from Leloir’s immense catalogue. Many of the images have never been previously published. Among the multiple artists portrayed are Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Quincy Jones, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, Lee Morgan, Sonny Rollins, Nina Simone and Lester Young.