ICONS OF JAZZ – A HISTORY IN PHOTOGRAPHS 1900-2000 Dave Gelly. SanDiego, CA: Thunder Bay Press, 2000. Hard cover with dust jacket, 9.25inch x 11.25 inch, 176 pages, black & white photographs. Full pagephotographs and a one-page summary of the life and career of over 85jazz greats. Condition: Good+. A new old stock, unread copy. As the 20th centurydrew to a close, jazz music celebrated one hundred years of innovationand experimentation. A complex genre of music, jazz has developedrapidly and in many directions since the combination of ragtime andblues music played with syncopation was labeled "jazz," allegedly inturn-of-the-century New Orleans. In celebration of the first hundredyears of jazz, Icons of Jazz presents a selection of representativesfrom all aspects of the genre: the New Orleans and Dixieland of thefirst two decades of the 20th century; the swing and jump jive of the1920s and 1930s; bebop and its legacy of the 1940s and 1950s; the freejazz of the 1960s; jazz-rock from the 1970s; and the melting pot thatwas jazz in the 1980s and throughout the 1990s. Each entry includesdetails of the life and work of the artist or band concerned,recommends essential recordings, and is illustrated with stunningblack-and-white photographs.Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Chet Baker,Carla Bley,SidneyBechet,Michael Brecker, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Eric Dolphy, BillEvans, Stephane Grappelli, Woody Herman, Abdullah Ibrahim, Elvin Jones,Stan Kenton, Machito, Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Michel Petrucciani,Bud Powell, Django Reinhardt, George Shearing, Cecil Taylor, SarahVaughan, Tony Williams, Lester Young, and more... Thanks for looking, shopping and your purchase.Questions or more pictures please email Woodyswag@aol.com Paula Dean eCRATER seller store Woodyswag Recycle 4 U We go green Do you We find lots of Emo, Indie, Rocker, Biker, Sports, Hippie, Boho, Gypsy and collectible items. Gladly combine S & H on multiple purchase to help save you money.