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Jazz and Art: Two Steps Ahead of the Century (CDs & Book)

Jazz and Art: Two Steps Ahead of the Century (CDs & Book)

By Sharon Jordan

Jazz is America's most original art form. Originating in New Orleans, it quickly captivated audiences throughout America and Europe. Provocative young painters found inspiration in the popular music. By relishing the expressions of the outsider and probing deep within the soul of the individual, jazz musicians and visual artists created art that expressed what it meant to be modern in all its thrilling complexity.

This book covers every major development in the visual arts from Impressionism to Pop art featuring over 130 artworks from Pablo Picasso to Jean-Michel Basquiat. As you turn the pages of this exciting volume, listen to the finest selections of jazz.

A vivid history of Modern art and its eminent representatives
More than 130 artworks in full color from Impressionism to Pop art
Three CDs featuring original jazz recordings, digitally remastered, including detailed Liner notes

Hardcover
220 Pages
Two Steps Ahead of the Century
11 x 1.1 x 11 inches
3.9 pounds
ISBN 9783943573312

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