Art of Jazz: Monterey Jazz Festival 50 Years

Art of Jazz: Monterey Jazz Festival 50 Years

by Keith Zimmerman, Kent Zimmerman
     
 
The Art of Jazz: Monterey Jazz Festival / 50 Years celebrates the historic images that were created to promote and memorialize the Festival. In the last 50 years, the MJF posters have become legendary for their representation of the time, place and attitude of the era. From the early days when the posters were created as hand-pulled lithographs to the

Overview

The Art of Jazz: Monterey Jazz Festival / 50 Years celebrates the historic images that were created to promote and memorialize the Festival. In the last 50 years, the MJF posters have become legendary for their representation of the time, place and attitude of the era. From the early days when the posters were created as hand-pulled lithographs to the contemporary ones produced through the offset process, The Art of Jazz: Monterey Jazz Festival / 50 Years features reproductions of posters by such artists and designers as Earl Newman, Eldon Dedini, Batista Moon Studios, Ron Grauer, Harry Briggs, and Jerry Takigawa. The posters feature abstract and figurative designs and are noted for their constantly striking and memorable images. Vintage MJF posters are still on the market today as collector items.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780979403705
Publisher:
Angel City Pr
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Pages:
139
Product dimensions:
11.94(w) x 12.40(h) x 1.01(d)

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