In the alluring, atmospheric book “Jazz Images,” the late photographer Jean-Pierre Leloir conveys in images the French love of jazz and its heroes. Leloir, who worked for a wide range of publications, was able to take his photographs because the great musicians of the time came to France to perform, whether in Paris clubs and theatres or at the Antibes Jazz Festival, and many of the musicians whose portraits he took or whom he documented in concert were the luminaries of jazz modernity.  Read more here. 

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