BLUE NOTES IN BLACK AND WHITE
Photography and Jazz
First American Edition
University of Chicago [Chicago]
8vo (345 pages; black and white photos and illustrations)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Black cloth]
The development of jazz photography, from the 1930s swing era to the turbulent 1960s. An homage to the great jazz photographers, and a scholarly polemic on their influence as a powerful legitimizing force in jazz's evolution into an art form.