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The eye of jazz

Author: Herman Leonard; Philippe Carles
Publisher: London, England ; New York, New York, USA : Viking, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There could be no better symbol for the illicit mystery and poignant impermanence of jazz than the cigarette smoke in a Herman Leonard photograph. Spiralling, billowing, hanging and twisting into shapes of oriental delicacy, the smoke is the perfect prop for the beautiful and sometimes tragic faces at the centre of his night scenes. Herman Leonard was around the jazz world--with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010.
Eye of jazz.
London, England ; New York, New York, USA : Viking, 1989
(OCoLC)1019895960
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Leonard; Philippe Carles
ISBN: 0670827711 9780670827718
OCLC Number: 27469667
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 155 pages : chiefly portraits ; 33 cm
Contents: Art Tatum --
Babs Gonzales --
Charlie Parker --
Clifford Brown --
Bud Powell --
Buddy Rich --
Art Blakey --
Candido --
Cannonball Adderley --
Charlie Shavers --
Charlie Ventura --
Chet Baker --
Count Basie --
Cozy Cole --
Clark Terry --
Dexter Gordon --
Dinah Washington --
Dizzy Gillespie --
Duke Ellington --
Erroll Garner --
Fats Navarro --
Flip Phillips --
Frank Sinatra --
Ben Webster --
George Shearing --
Gerry Mulligan --
Hot Lips Page --
James Moody --
J.C. Heard --
Jimmy Rushing --
Joe Williams --
Nat King Cole --
Kenny Dorham --
Kenny Clarke --
Billie Holiday --
Lena Horne --
Lee Konitz --
Lennie Tristano --
Roy Eldridge --
Lucky Thompson --
Max Roach --
Miles Davis --
M.J.Q. --
Billy Eckstine --
Oscar Pettiford --
Jo Jones --
Lester Young --
Quincy Jones --
Johnny Hodges --
Ray Brown --
Louis Armstrong --
Sarah Vaughan --
Shelly Manne --
Sonny Stitt --
Stan Getz --
Stan Kenton --
Tadd Dameron --
Terry Gibbs --
Thelonious Monk --
Woody Herman --
Zoot Sims
Other Titles: Œil du jazz.
Responsibility: Herman Leonard ; graphic design by Francis Paudras ; text assembled by Philippe Carles.

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This collection of photographs by the jazz photographer Herman Leonard covers all the major stars of the 40s and 50s, such as Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, Frank Sinatra, Dinah  Read more...

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