We’ve just posted a 3 1/2 minute video ‘trailer’ for Sittin’ In: Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s, which will give you an excellent idea of what my new book looks like (more info here.)
And here’s some more great pre-release reaction (see more in the previous post).
Vivid and beautiful
Los Angeles Times
Unprecidented…explores a seminal period in jazz culture, including how [jazz clubs] broke racial barriers
Fabulous; well thought out, beautifully put together and artfully done with superb taste…a treasure for all who care to know
Absolutely fascinating…a thoroughly entertaining, coherent, visually enticing package
A revelation. In these unique images of mid-century jazz clubs, the camera is turned on the audience–showing the hidden history of racial integration.
Jon Savage, Author of England’s Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock and The Searing Light, the Sun, and Everything Else: Joy Division
It’s a stunner
Record Collector News