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    Jazz Images by Jean-Oierre Leloir

    €47.99
    This book gives ample proof of Jean-Pierre Leloir's (1931-2010) amazing ability to immortalize performers and to capture candid moments at the airport, backstage, and in the dressing rooms of the most legendary Paris jazz and concert venues. Text in English, with both Introduction and back cover texts in English, French and Spanish.
    ISBN: 9788461767861
    AuthorSoley J
    SubAuthor1Leloir, Jean-Pierre
    SubAuthor2Jones, Quincy
    Pub Date22/07/2020
    BindingHardback
    Pages163
    AvailabilityCurrently out of stock. If available, delivery is usually 5-10 working days.
    Availability: Out of Stock

    "Jean-Pierre was himself a musician, but his choice of instrument was a camera, which he never put away." - Michel Legrand

    "I am so happy to see Leloir's work published, because behind each image is a story - one that needs to be told and appreciated. Leloir was not just a photographer; instead he was a preserver of history. As a result, this book holds hundreds of stories that shine a light onto the lives of those who live in these pages. Leloir had a unique ability to preserve an entire atmosphere and its surrounding emotions. between the four corners of a picture, but beyond his talent as a photographers, he presented himself not as paparazzi, but a friend. He and my other brother Herman Leonard were two of a kind; they had the same passion for photography and an endless supply of vision." - Quincy Jones

    This book gives ample proof of Jean-Pierre Leloir's amazing ability to immortalise performers and to capture candid moments at the airport, backstage, and in the dressing rooms of the most legendary Paris jazz and concert venues: "I loved the people I photographed, so I made myself as available, yet as discreet as possible", he used to say. "I never wanted to be a paparazzi. I wanted them to forget my presence so I could catch those little unexpected moments." The selection of photographs showcased here has been carefully selected from Leloir's immense catalogue. Many of the images have never been previously published before, and can be easily catalogued as 'atypical' shots, as the musicians were captured primarily in spontaneous situations, away from the fanfare of the stage.

    Text in English with an introduction in English, French and Spanish.