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Leo Touchet : Rejoice When You Die. The New Orleans Jazz Funerals

Touchet, Leo / Bagneris, Vernel / Marsalis, Ellis L. Jr

Published by Louisiana State Univesity Press, Baton Rouge, 1998
ISBN 10: 0807122815 / ISBN 13: 9780807122815
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Title: Leo Touchet : Rejoice When You Die. The New ...

Publisher: Louisiana State Univesity Press, Baton Rouge

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition


(xi). 142 pp. 111 b&w illustrations. Introduction by Ellis L. Marsalis Jr. Texts by Vernel Bagneris. Photography of the traditional New Orleans jazz funerals by Leo Touchet. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Black cloth covered boards with stamped foil titles on the backstrip. Illustrated dustjacket is slightly age toned on the spine and is now protected by plastic book wrap. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005732

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Synopsis: "Rejoice When You Die" documents the lively history of jazz funerals in the heyday of the late 1960s, when they were still an honor bestowed only on jazz musicians. Even more important, it is a vivid tribute to the timeless sadness and dignity, the pride and humility, the stillness and the motion, and the silence and music of this fascinating cultural ceremony. 113 photos.

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