William Claxton

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Jazzlife
by William Claxton
Publisher's Description
In 1959 and 1960, photographer William Claxton and noted German musicologist Joachim Berendt traveled the United States hot on the trail of jazz music. The result of their collaboration was an amazing collection of photographs and recordings of legendary artists as well as unknown street musicians.

The book Jazzlife, the original fruit of their labors, has become a collector's item that is highly treasured among jazz and photography fans. In 2003, TASCHEN began reassembling this important collection of material-along with many never-before-seen color images from those trips. They are brought together in this updated volume, which includes a foreword by Claxton tracing his travels with Berendt and his love affair with jazz music in general. Utilizing the benefits of today's digital technology, a restored audio CD from Joachim Berendt's original recordings has been produced and is included in this package. Jazz fans will be delighted to be able to take a jazz-trip through time, both seeing and hearing the music as Claxton and Berendt originally experienced it.

About the Limited Edition:

Limited to 1,000 individually signed and numbered copies, every copy comes with four signed and numbered, 19.6 x 23.6 inch ultrachrome prints in a cloth-covered box.
ISBN: 3822830666
Publisher: Taschen
Hardcover : 720 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 0 x 0 x 0 inches
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