Jazz In The Movies: New Enlarged Edition (Meeker, David)

Jazz In The Movies: New Enlarged Edition (Meeker, David)

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Used. Very Good. Cover has scuffs and dings. Inside pages look clean.

Paperback. Da Capo Press (1982). 

 

Do you remember those musicians who played on the soundtrack of New York, New York, Last Tango in Paris, Breathless, Anatomy of a Murder, Swing Time, Monterey Jazz, Last of the Blue Devils, or American Graffiti? Can you name the screen appearances of Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Roosevelt Sykes, Thelonious Monk, Lennie Tristano, Sonny Rollins, Lena Horne? Jazz in the Movies will make sure you never forget, with an index of t ,477 jazz and blues artists, 80 rare photos, and capsule reviews of nearly 4,000 foreign and domestic films. One of the most exhaustive reference works on either jazz or the movies ever devised, this new edition pays homage to the contributions of the two youngest art forms of the 20th century, sights and sounds that are the signature of our recent history.

David Meeker, the internationally recognized authority on jazz and film, has arranged special jazz film events in cities around the world including New York, Berlin, and Madrid. He has acted as consultant for numerous TV and radio programs and contributed reviews on movies, records, and books to many journals. Currently he works as Print Research Officer at the British Film Institute.