Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph

By ORGIL, Roxane

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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2016  |  Best Books 2016

Gr 4 Up—Readers eavesdrop on the behind-the-scenes making of Art Kane's now-iconic photo, Harlem 1958, which featured many of the era's jazz greats. The warm, eye-poppin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Starred Review on March 1, 2016

On August 12, 1958, fifty-plus jazz musicians, famous and emerging, gathered together in front of a brownstone in Harlem for a group photo shoot. The resulting photograph has become iconic, a single image that captures a generation of stories. Orgill uses this photo as the springboard for a series of twenty-one poems, and Vallejo for a set of personality-rich illustrations. Some focus on individuals (Thelonious Monk, late as usual); some on the event itself (photographer Art Kane ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2016

On August 12, 1958, fifty-plus jazz musicians gathered in Harlem for a group photo shoot. This iconic photo is the spri...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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