It’s the Roaring Twenties, and New York is exploding with jazz fever. Designed, illustrated, and edited by Robert Nippoldt, this award-winning book pays homage to the era. An entertaining blend of illustrations, facts, and amusing anecdotes presents 24 leading lights of New York’s jazz scene in the 1920s, complete with a CD containing some of their best songs. The texts, contributed by Hans-Jürgen Schaal, give a vivid account of the club scene and the “band battles,” as well as the legendary recording sessions.
Made in Italy.
By Hans-Jurgen Schaal & Robert Nippoldt.
Width: 1.5in / 3.5cm
Height: 14in / 35.5cm
Length: 9in / 23cm
Benedikt Taschen founded his namesake publishing house in Cologne in 1980. Taschen books are renowned for their lavish presentation and their equal celebration of high and low culture. Taking on subjects as varied as modernist architecture, Golden Age comics, and William Blake has secured its status as one of the world’s foremost purveyors of art books. All Taschen books are impeccably designed, and are prized for their value to both the novice and the expert.
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