MILLER, Paul Eduard, ed.

Esquire's 1946 Jazz Book.

Introduction by Arnold Gingrich.

New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1946 Stock Code: 143012
£85.00
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First edition, first printing, of this excellent overview of the jazz scene as the bop revolution was gathering pace; Bird is pictured ("Parker features a fast, driving style") and Esquire's "New Stars Band" features Bird as their alto pick and Erroll Garner for piano. The attractive dust jacket is by Esquire art director Tony Palazzo.

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Description

Octavo. Original bright green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. With dust jacket, artwork by Tony Palazzo.

Illustrations

Illustrated throughout, large folding map of "Chicago Jazz Spots 1914-1928".

Condition

Spine of price-clipped jacket sunned, some nicks, chips and tears, a little dusty. Excellent copy of the book, bright and square.

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