Jazz. New York in the Roaring TwentiesHardcover, 8.5 x 13.4 in., 2.86 lb, 224 pages40Availability: In Stock
Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties40
Big city, big bands: New York’s jazz scene of the 1920s
Designed, illustrated, and edited by Robert Nippoldt, this award-winning book pays homage to this exceptional era, via an entertaining blend of illustrations, facts, and amusing anecdotes presenting 24 leading lights of New York’s jazz scene in the 1920s. 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. A splendid read, a groovy soundtrack—and not strictly for jazz fans only!
- International Book Award, 2014, Los Angeles
- International Design Award, 2014, Los Angeles
- Joseph Binder Award, 2014, Vienna
- D&AD Award, 2014, London
- Good Design Award, 2014, Chicago
- A’ Design Award, 2014, Como (Italy)
- Best American Infographic, 2014, New York
Robert Nippoldt is a German illustrator and book artist known for various publications and stage programs about the 1920s, as well as drawings for The New Yorker and Time magazine. He has received over two dozen awards worldwide, including from the Art Directors Club in New York and the International Design Award in Los Angeles.
Jazz. New York in the Roaring TwentiesHardcover, 21.6 x 34 cm, 1.30 kg, 224 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-8470-8Edition: French
ISBN 978-3-8365-8471-5Edition: English