On a summer morning in 1958 Esquire magazine assembled the greatest jazz luminaries of the day on a door stoop in Harlem to illustrate with living proof The Golden Age of Jazz. This portrait has since become the most famous, most recognized and most collected jazz picture ever. It also became the focus for the 1995 Oscar-nominated film A Great Day in Harlem. There has never been a book published about that day, and Great Jazz Day in Harlem features not only the now-immortalized image, but many more shots from the likes of ...

The Great Jazz Day: Classic Photographs & Film 1999, Woodford Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780942627350

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