This premium quality, oversized coffee table book included Herman Leonard’s finest Jazz photography. A rare find, not distributed by book stores in the United States. The book was published in France and has French text, but Leonard's handwritten notes are displayed also in English. Featured inside are brilliant, intimate portraits of the greats of the postwar American Jazz scene. Included are sections on Ella Fitzgerald, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Tatum, Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Count Basie, Dexter Gordon, Dinah Washington, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Billie Holliday, Lena Horne, Miles Davis, Lester Young, Quincy Jones, Ray Brown, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, Stan Getz, Thelonious Monk, Errol Garner, Tony Bennett and dozens more. This beautiful book, boldly personalized by Mr. Leonard, makes a wonderful gift for any Jazz lover.
Hardcover: 203 pages (English/French)
Editions Filipacchi (1995)
12.6 x 10.6 x 1.1 inches
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