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Jazz - Limited Edition: Claxton, William

Jazz - Limited Edition

Claxton, William

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ISBN 10: 0942642287 / ISBN 13: 9780942642285
Published by Twelvetrees Press, 1987
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Near-Fine condition Limited Edition (one of 4,000) of celebrated photographer, William Claxton's, love affair with the world of jazz. Featuring many of the finest photographs ever taken of jazz greats including Billie Holliday, Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rawlins, John Coltrane and many others. This copy is in Near-Fine condition, spotless inside and out, but is missing the original cloth slipcase. The book's only defects are three corners each very slightly bumped. The dust jacket is clean and has no chips or tears, but does have some light scratches and a few mild wrinkles along the top edge. It will be bubble-wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # ABH370

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Title: Jazz - Limited Edition

Publisher: Twelvetrees Press

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Limited Edition

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The finest collection of jazz photographs ever published, William Claxton's Jazz became an instant classic when it was first published in 1987. Now this seminal volume of portraits is available in a stunning paperback edition. Legendary throughout the jazz world, Claxton began photographing musicians while still a student at UCLA, during the early days of the burgeoning West Coast jazz scene. A personal friend of many of the artists, Claxton captured on film the intimate relationship between the musicians and their music, and his award-winning photographs have graced the covers of innumerable albums. Collected here are 77 evocative full-bleed duotones of the world's great jazz icons, including Sarah Vaughan, Chet Baker, Dave Brubreck, Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Dizzie Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Art Pepper, Thelonious Monk, and many others. For anyone who loves jazz or fine photography, Jazz is a timeless volume and an outstanding gift.

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William Claxton currently lives in Los Angeles.

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