BLUE NOTES IN BLACK AND WHITE

Photography and Jazz

2011

First American Edition

By: Benjamin Cawthra

University of Chicago [Chicago]

8vo (345 pages; black and white photos and illustrations)

Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Black cloth]

Item Number: 18156

$45.00

Description

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.